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Teaching Economics While Cultivating Civil Dialogue – Series Part 2 (Activity-Based): Capitalism vs. Socialism

Practice using economic reasoning skills to critically inquire, analyze, and discuss economic topics while cultivating civility toward opposing viewpoints.

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Virginia Tech Center for Economic Education

Feb 28, 2024
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Registration Deadline: February 27, 2024
Grade Level: High School, Middle School, Post-high School
Potential Recertification Credits: 1

SPONSORED BY THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC EDUCATION (CEE)

The second in a series of two webinars, this interactive-based professional development includes breakout rooms, practice opportunities, live polls, and other engaging and active-learning methods on how teachers can successfully teach economic topics using evidence-based opinions and civil dialogue instructional strategies.  Research-based controversial issues and culturally responsive instructional strategies for teaching economics will be practiced by participants in small breakout groups using current events articles, cost-benefit analysis, PACED decision-making, and the economic way of thinking six economic principles.  Background knowledge, current events articles, student-friendly PPT slides, lessons, handouts, classroom-ready activity sheets, and research studies included.


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An email with the Zoom link to join the national webinar will be sent to registered participants.


Instructor: Dan Mortensen (VCEE CEO & President) and Dr. Cheryl Ayers
Contact Person:
Dr. Cheryl Ayers
Center for Economic Education
Virginia Tech

cheryl42@vt.edu

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