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e-Conference Session: Teaching Inquiry-Based Economics Using the C3 Framework


Offered By: Virginia Commonwealth University
Oct 02, 2020, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This session demonstrates how students can investigate interesting questions by gathering evidence: “What makes money, money?” “Would increasing the minimum wage reduce poverty?” “Should we tax robots?” Based on lessons in the National Council for the Social Studies’ flagship book, Teaching the C3 Framework, with insights from the authors.

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Fundamentals of Environmental Economics


Offered By: University of Lynchburg
Oct 08, 2020, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

This one day workshop will demonstrate how to use economic principles to analyze environmental issues.

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e-Conference Session: EcoDetectives – Economics and Science Investigate Environmental Crimes


Offered By: Virginia Commonwealth University
Dec 05, 2020 - Dec 06, 2020
Session length is 45 minutes. Exact time for session is TBD, but will be either December 5 or 6.,

Why are environmental problems often so difficult to solve? Use the clues that economics gives us to find out. This session helps teachers prepare students to use economic problem-solving when addressing scientific issues using in-class and online activities.

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