Upcoming Events

Understanding Global Economic Issues

Supporting Center: James Madison University
Sep 19, 2020, 11:30 am - 5:00 pm

This workshop is a GREAT opportunity for EPF, world history, US history and Virginia Studies teachers! Participants will gain valuable content from experts AND activities for a virtual setting. Participants will also get a $150 stipend AND a $20 Uber Eats certificate! Sign up today, this workshop is only open for the first 40 registrants. Topics will include:
Product supply chains and global interdependence
Current global trade relationships
Foreign exchange
Tariffs and trade barriers
Trade alliances
Impact of international trade on the Virginia economy

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Critically Thinking Like an Economist Online – SECONDARY Subjects

Supporting Center: Virginia Tech
Sep 29, 2020, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn easy a/synchronous instructional practices using basic economic concepts and reasoning tools to engage students in critical thinking about any SECONDARY subject.

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2020 Election Prep: Capitalism vs. Socialism

Supporting Center: Virginia Tech
Oct 15, 2020, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Aside from the COVID pandemic, the economy is still the #1 voting issue in America.  Will your students be ready to cast informed votes after they graduate? 

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Globalization, Robots & You: Helping Students Navigate Tomorrow’s Economy

Supporting Center: Virginia Tech
Nov 19, 2020, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Use the blockbuster movie, Avengers, to teach economics and personal finance by helping students make more informed decisions about education and careers based on the impact of globalization and automation on the U.S. economy’s workforce. 

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