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Council For Economic Education: February Workshops

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February workshops for middle and high school teachers!

Date:February 4, 2015
Time:4:30 pm-7:30 pmLocation:SIBL Library, 35th & Madison Ave., Manhattan
Presenter:Doug Young

February 4


This workshop introduces teachers and students to some of the scams and schemes that are so common in society today: predatory practices like rent-to-own plans, payday loan scams, credit-repair schemes and loans, pawn shops, pyramid (Ponzi) schemes, Yo-Yo car scams, and the ever popular identity theft schemes and scams.



  • Continuing Education Units: 3
  • Complimentary Resource:Financial Fitness for Life (Grades 9-12)
  • PowerPoint Slides on identity theft, predatory lending, and schemes/scams
  • Refreshments will be provided

Who Should Attend? Math, Business, Personal Finance and Economics Teachers (Grades 9-12)


Date:February 18, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location:SIBL Library, 188 Madison Ave., Manhattan
Presenter:Nora Palma
February 18

Teach key events in world history from the perspective of economics using the motivating lessons and curriculum materials you will receive in this workshop. The readings and activities can be used with ELL and special needs students as well as general education students.


  • Continuing Education Units: 6
  • Complimentary Resource:Focus: Middle School World History
  • Additional lessons from EconEdLink
  • Lunch will be provided
Who Should Attend? Middle School and High School Global/World History Teachers


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Suite 2600
New York, New York 10168
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