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Free Workshops for Middle School and High School Teachers

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Council for Economic Education Professional Development
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Upcoming workshops for Middle School and High School Teachers

Date: October 22, 2015
Time: 4:00 pm-7:00 pmLocation:UFT Headquarters, 52 Broadway, 19th Floor, Manhattan
October 22
Globalization (Grades 6-12)
21st century students are living in an increasingly globalized world and teachers need to revise the content they are teaching to reflect these new realities. The Global History lessons presented in this workshop will show you how to teach history through an economic lens and relate the past to current events.We will also introduce you to the Asia Society's Mapping the Nation interactive tool and provide information about applyingfor a free trip to Germany through the Goethe Institute's Transatlantic Outreach Program.
Takeaways:
  • Continuing Education Units: 3
  • Complimentary Resource:Focus: Middle School World History (Neolithic Revolution to 1776)
  • Additional lessons from EconEdLink.org and Asia Society
  • Dinner will be provided

Date: November 5, 2015
Time: 4:00 pm-7:00 pmLocation:SIBL Library, 35th & Madison Ave., Manhattan

November 5

How many times have your students asked you, "When am I going to use this in real life?" In this workshop, we will introduce you to several resources that will help you relate math and personal finance lessons to real issues facing your students.
Takeaways:
  • Continuing Education Units: 3
  • Complimentary resources:Financial Fitness for Life(Grades 6-8 and 9-12),
    copies of lessons fromMath in the Real World
  • Dinner will be provided

Date: December 10, 2015Time: 4:00 pm-7:00 pmLocation:UFT Headquarters, 52 Broadway, 19th Floor, Manhattan
December 10
The Hidden Costs and Benefits of College (Grades 9-12)

The cost of college quoted or listed is not the real cost. College loan debt now exceeds credit card debt so it's crucial for your students to understand the real costs of attending college before they make some of the most important decisions of their lives.

Takeaways:
  • Continuing Education Units: 3
  • Lessons from EconEdLink.org
  • Dinner will be provided

Date: December 17, 2015
Time: 9:00 am-3:00 pmLocation:SIBL Library, 188 Madison Ave., Manhattan
December 17
Virtual Economics 4.5 (Grades K-12)

Learn how to navigate the new version of the Virtual Economics 4.5 flash drive, a "must-have" resource that provides all the tools you need to create engaging economics and personal finance lessons.Please bring your own laptop.
Takeaways:
  • Continuing Education Units: 6
  • Complimentary Resources:Virtual Economics 4.5 Flash Drive (a$159.95 value)
  • Lunch will be provided

Date: December 18, 2015
Time: 9:00 am-3:00 pmLocation:SIBL Library, 188 Madison Ave., Manhattan

This workshop will provide teachers with student-centered instructional methods for introducing entrepreneurship and analyzing how entrepreneurs benefit society.
Takeaways:
  • Continuing Education Units: 6
  • Complimentary Resource:Entrepreneurship Economics
  • Lunch will be provided





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