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Online Personal Finance Institute


Offered By: George Mason University
VCEE Online Offerings
Feb 12, 2024 - Mar 24, 2024
Asynchronous Institute , Assignments Posted Weekly

Teaching or planning to teach personal finance? This online institute will deepen your knowledge in all aspects of personal finance and will give you the opportunity to become W!SE Certified at the end of the Institute!

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Online Entrepreneurship Institute for Middle & High School Teachers


Offered By: Virginia Tech
Feb 19, 2024 - May 17, 2024, 12:00 am

Prepare students for the new Innovation & Gig Economy!

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VCSS Conference: Ethics, Economics, and Social Issues


Offered By: Virginia Commonwealth University
Mar 02, 2024
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The new Ethics, Economics, and Social Issues curriculum is live! Come to this session, and you’ll take part in engaging discussions and activities from the curriculum, such as “What Can We Do About Pollution?” and “Should I Join the Sweatshop Boycott?” and “Is Efficiency Ethical?”

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Online Economics Institute


Offered By: George Mason University
Mar 04, 2024 - Apr 14, 2024, All Day

Teaching or planning to teach economics? Want some flexibility as to where/when to seek professional development? Then this online Institute may be for you!

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Quick Hit: The Effect of A.I. in the Workforce


Offered By: Virginia Commonwealth University
Apr 12, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) is all over the front pages nowadays. And it should be; companies are diverting billions of dollars to A.I. research. What will the effect of this be on the economy? What will be the effect on jobs? And what are the implications for education? This session will equip you to teach your students what they need to thrive in the decades to come.

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“What Can We Do About Pollution?” Presentation at CTREE


Offered By: Virginia Commonwealth University
May 29, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In this lesson, we focus the effects of people’s choices on other people and the physical environment. This includes all forms of pollution, including carbon emissions. By analyzing the outcomes of various approaches to solving environmental problems, students will consider solutions to the question “what can society do if someone’s behavior is putting a burden on others?”

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Economics Institute (Online & In-person)


Offered By: Virginia Commonwealth University
Jun 12, 2024 - Jun 13, 2024
Wednesday, June 12, 8:00-5:00   ||   Thursday, June 13, 8:00-5:00   ||   Online component, June 10-21,

Join us for two days of in-person active learning and two weeks of asynchronous learning. Free curriculum, delicious food, and wonderful new colleagues are a part of this comprehensive course on teaching economics.

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EcoDetectives: An Environmental Economics Institute


Offered By: Virginia Commonwealth University
Jul 29, 2024 - Jul 30, 2024, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

This institute combines science and economics to study perplexing environmental issues, and gives middle and high school teachers the resources to bring it all to life for their students. This is a hybrid session, with six hours online and two days on-site at VCU, in with a field trip to Maymont. This institute is in partnership with Maymont’s education staff and award-winning science and economics teachers.

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