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

The Economics of Hosting the Olympics

Time: 60 mins,
Presenter: Susanna McConnell


In this session teachers will:

  • Discover digital media that can facilitate student learning about the economics of the Olympics.
  • Learn social emotional strategies to connect the content to students’ lives.
  • Learn relevant tasks to use with tools in their classrooms.
  • Reflect on the implementation into their classrooms.

This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.


This webinar will showcase media, strategies, and activities to use to help students investigate the Economics of Hosting the Olympics. Teachers will engage in short strategies that can be used to help utilize engaging videos. Then, they will see example assignments that students can complete to research and debate this issue. Teachers will leave with ready-made activities to add into their classroom.