Virginia Commonwealth University

Workshop Description

Understanding Fiscal Responsibility

Help your students become informed citizens as they consider the trade-offs involved in setting public policy.

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Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Economic Education

Oct 10, 2016
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virginia Commonwealth University, Snead Hall
301 W. Main St.
Richmond, Virginia 23284-4000
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Grade Level: High School, Middle School
Potential Recertification Credits: 3

The issues surrounding the federal budget, national debt, and budget deficit are complex, but not beyond the reach of middle and high school students.  In this workshop, teachers will learn how to help students think critically about public policy in these areas and others using economic reasoning.  With a focus on inquiry and research, this curriculum explores 15 topics.  Through it students learn to articulate their own views by evaluating primary and secondary sources, engaging in group activities and discussions, and building their writing skills.


Fee: NO CHARGE


Additional Information:

Convenient parking will be provided on VCU campus at no cost.

The workshop will take place in room B2165. parking and logistical details will be sent out in the week prior to the workshop.


Instructor: Stephen H. Day, PhD, Director
Contact Person:
Stephen H. Day, PhD, Director
Center for Economic Education
Virginia Commonwealth University
(804) 828-1628
shday@vcu.edu

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