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Teaching Economics While Cultivating Civil Dialogue (Lecture-based): Minimum Wage

Teach economics will simultaneously cultivating more civil dialogue around opposing viewpoints.

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Virginia Tech Center for Economic Education

Jan 11, 2024
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Grade Level: High School, Middle School, Post-high School
Potential Recertification Credits: 1

This webinar reviews essential concepts, theories, best practices, activities, and lessons 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 modeled by the presenters 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.

Co-sponsored by the Minnesota Council on Economic Education.


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Instructions for joining this webinar will be emailed to registered participants.

Instructor: Dr. Cheryl Ayers and Mr. Dan Mortensen
Contact Person:
Dr. Cheryl Ayers
Center for Economic Education
Virginia Tech

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