Grade 6-8, 9-12, Higher Education
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On-Demand Webinar

Teaching Economics While Cultivating Civil Dialogue: Series (Lecture-Based): Capitalism vs. Socialism

Time: 60 mins,
Updated: February 8 2024,
Presenter: Cheryl Ayers

Objective

In this webinar teachers will:

  • Understand how to use research-based economic reasoning skills to critically inquire, analyze, discuss, and debate economic topics to develop evidence-based opinions.
  • Identify controversial issues and culturally responsive teaching best-practices that cultivate civility toward opposing viewpoints while increasing student engagement.

This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.

Description

The first in a series of two webinars, this lecture-based professional development reviews essential concepts, theories, best practices, activities, and lessons on how teachers can successfully teach economic topics using evidence-based opinions and civil dialogue instructional strategies. Research-based controversial issues and culturally responsive instructional strategies for teaching economics will be modeled by the presenters using current events articles, cost-benefit analysis, PACED decision-making, and the economic way of thinking six economic principles. Background knowledge, current events articles, student-friendly PPT slides, lessons, handouts, classroom-ready activity sheets, and research studies included.

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