Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Economic Education
May 03, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
VCU, Snead Hall
301 W. Main St.
Richmond, Virginia 23284-4000
Grade Level: High School, Middle School
Potential Recertification Credits: 3, or 7 credits if out-of-class work is completed.
Trade is the “magic” of economics—it is the way that two people with scarce resources can both gain. In a voluntary trade, both traders benefit! But in a complex world, trade creates losers as well as winners. Students who understand the shifting tides of local, national, and international trade are more prepared to take advantage to the great benefits that it can bring. This module also includes some review of supply and demand concepts.
This session is part of a series of in-class and out-of-class work designed to cover all of the economic concepts in the high school Economics and Personal Finance course. This session and its accompanying homework (3 hours in-person, and 4 hours homework) will compose 13% of the total series.
While particularly helpful for those teaching economics and personal finance, any teacher wanting to deepen their economic knowledge will find the institute beneficial. Participants who successfully complete all six modules (42 hours) and pass a post-test will be recognized as a VCEE Certified Economics Educator: High School. The final scheduled session:
6/22 and 6/23/2017, 9:00-4:00, Modules 5 & 6 – Macroeconomics, role of government, Federal Reserve System
Parking and a light dinner is provided.
Fee: NO CHARGE
Instructor: Stephen H. Day, Director
Stephen H. Day, Director
Center for Economic Education
Virginia Commonwealth University
Register for Understanding Trade (High School Economics Hybrid Institute – Module 4)
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