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Workshop Description

Rejuvenating Your Economics Class

Bring back the dynamics of teaching economics in the classroom with new lessons and activities.

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George Mason University Center for Economic Education

Aug 14, 2017
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
George Mason High School – Room F-O004
7124 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, Virginia 22043
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Grade Level: High School, Middle School
Potential Recertification Credits: 6

A one-day program designed to help high school teachers refresh their economics understanding and provide teaching methodologies to engage students.  Also open to middle school teachers.

Participants will be provided with outlines of the lessons and group structured activities covering these key topics / concepts: Demand and Supply – teaching the dynamics and distortions of the market; Economic Goals – understanding economic priorities and policies; The Federal Reserve – understanding the role, policy tools and recent policy actions of the Federal Reserve; International Trade – how economists look at international trade and trade issues.

Lunch and refreshments provided.


Fee: NO CHARGE, however $0.00 refundable fee required

Registration is not complete until a check payable to VCEE for a $0.00 refundable deposit is received. The deposit will be returned uncashed after you complete the workshop. Mail the check to:

Center for Economic Education
George Mason University
Carow Hall - MS1D3
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030


Instructor: Don Fell, Foundation for Teaching Economics
Contact Person:
Rachel Powell, Program Coordinator
Center for Economic Education
George Mason University
703.314.0226
rpowell2@gmu.edu

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