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Professional Development Training Workshops for Teachers: High School Economics

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Date:October 29, 2014

Time:9:00 am-3:00 pm

Location:SIBL Library, 188 Madison Ave. (at 35th St.), Manhattan

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Learn the ins and outs of this valuable new resource.This workshop will show you how to engage your students by exploring economic concepts through real-world applications, including simulating a cocoa market, deciding where to locate a factory, and conducting an employment survey.

 

Who should attend?

Any high school economics, business, or special education teacher who is interested in economics

 

Takeaways:

  • Continuing Education Units:6
  • Complimentary Resource:HS Economics, 3rd Ed.
  • Lunch will be provided

 

 




Date:November 7, 2014

Time:9:00 am-3:00 pm

Location:UFT Headquarters, 52 Broadway, 19th Floor, Manhattan

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This workshop will specifically focus on well-documented issues facing women and will raise awareness for the need to be financially literate. The following topics will be addressed: managing cash flow; the wise use of credit; establishing liquidity whether single, married, divorced, or cohabitating; various types and kinds of insurances; saving and investing and other essential financial concerns. The program is designed to benefit participants both personally and professionally with content for personal and classroom use.The program is designed to benefit participants both personally and professionally with content for personal and classroom use.

 

Who Should Attend?

Any educator teaching or interested in teaching personal finance.

Takeaways:

  • Continuing Education Units:6
  • Complimentary Resources:Money Talk: A Financial Guide for Womenand CEE'sFinancial Fitness for Life (Grades 9-12)
  • Lunch will be provided

 




Date:November 14, 2014

Time:9:00 am-3:00 pm

Location:UFT Headquarters, 52 Broadway, 19th Floor, Manhattan


How do you make economics fun for students of all ages? With modeling clay and children's literature! Whether you want to expose your young students to basic economics and math lessons or grab attention in your elementary-level classroom, these popular, activity-based lessons are an ideal way to explore economics.

 

Who Should Attend?

Elementary-level classroom teachers


Takeaways:

  • Continuing Education Units:6
  • Complimentary Resources:Playful EconomicsandTeaching Economics Using Children's Literature
  • Lunch will be provided

 




Date:November 15, 2014

Time:9:00 am-3:00 pm

Location:Community Resource Exchange, 42 Broadway, 20th Floor, Manhattan

 

Your young students can improve their math skills while learning basic economic concepts such as choice, scarcity, goods and services, barter, and specialization. Active lessons using role plays, stories, games, movement, and crafts make learning economics exciting. Each lesson includes a hands-on activity, worksheets for practicing math skills, as well as an assessment.

 

Who Should Attend?

Elementary-level classroom teachers


Takeaways:

  • Continuing Education Units:6
  • Complimentary Resources:K thru 2 Can Do! Math and Economics
  • Lunch will be provided

 

For NYC teachers only


Special all day workshop

 

Navigating the Newness: Improving Content, Pedagogy and Professionalism

 

Date:November 4, 2014

Time:7:30am - 3:00pm

Location:Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House

1 Bowling Green

New York, NY

Sponsored by:

NYC Department of Education

Council for Economic Education

National Archives

Museum of the American Indian

ATSS/UFT

 

For complete schedule of presentations and to register, visithttp://navigatingthenewness.eventbrite.com

 

 

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