Upcoming Events

Quick Hit: Hands on Econ Activities for the Hybrid Classroom


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Sep 29, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This 60 minute workshop will introduce teachers to a number of activities and methods for teaching economics that have been adapted to a hybrid or flipped classroom format.

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Using Economics to Teach Ethics


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Oct 13, 2020, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join Professor Jonathon Wight, University of Richmond economics professor and author of Teaching the Ethical Foundation of Economics curriculum. Get access to lessons and activities you can use to teach ethics through the lens of economic reasoning.

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Election Economics (webinar)


Supporting Center: University of Lynchburg
Oct 17, 2020, 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Help your students to see and understand the economics of elections.

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Applied Economics: Diamond-Water Paradox, Student Loans & VT Majors


Supporting Center: Virginia Tech
Nov 10, 2020, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Calling all students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators who are interested in learning about earning a degree in Agricultural & Applied Economics at Virginia Tech.

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Economics of the Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Nov 10, 2020, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The GREAT Lynne Stover is back for one night only! Lynne will discuss using the new Hunger Games novel, Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes to teach economics. Workshop participants will gain access to methods and activities they can use to bring economics to their classroom through the world of the Hunger Games.

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Future Millionaires! Elementary Financial Literacy


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Nov 18, 2020, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Gain access to activities and methods for teaching personal finance at the elementary level. These activities will be aligned with K-3 SOLs and designed to fit a virtual or hybrid classroom setting.

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Economics and Children’s Literature (Webinar)


Supporting Center: University of Lynchburg
Nov 21, 2020, 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Want to add some fun economics lessons and children’s literature into your classroom, then, this workshop is for you.

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


Supporting Center: Virginia Commonwealth University
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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Teaching the Essential Skill of Decision Making (webinar)


Supporting Center: University of Lynchburg
Dec 12, 2020, 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Decision Making: An Essential Skill

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