Workshop Description

Using Economics to Teach about Elections

The upcoming elections offer teachers a great opportunity to use economic reasoning to teach students about political elections and the decision-making process people and politicians go through when choosing how to vote on policies.

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James Madison University Center for Economic Education

Oct 09, 2018
3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
220 University Boulevard
220 University Boulevard
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
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Grade Level: High School, Middle School
Potential Recertification Credits: 2

Teachers will gain tools to utilize economic reasoning to teach students about political elections and the decision-making process people and politicians use when choosing how to vote on policies.  Teachers will be provided lessons that dive into the concept of economics in elections.  This workshop will focus on teaching about the midterm elections with data driven evidence and economic decision-making.


Fee: NO CHARGE


Instructor: John B. Kruggel, Associate Director
Contact Person:
John B. Kruggel, Associate Director
Center for Economic Education
James Madison University
540.568.3244
kruggejb@jmu.edu

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