In this installment of GCEE’s Virtual Lessons for High School
Economics macroeconomics will be the focus. Participants
will get some new digital resources to help teach measurement and
policies that can be used virtually or in-person.
GCEE and the UWG Center on Economic Education and Financial
Literacy are happy to host Marginal Revenue University for this
interactive workshop. Participants will gain access to the
editable Google-docs-based curriculum featuring lessons,
activities, videos, and games to help teach this important
topic. Space is limited to 100
Audience: Teachers, Grades 9-12. 6th and 7th
Grade Teachers may also find useful resources!
The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Amy Hennesy and Princeton
Williams will lead this session on the Economics of the Pandemic.
Their expert insight includes up to date visuals, in-depth
analysis and explanations of both the fiscal and monetary
responses. This is a MUST attend session for High School
Economics teachers looking for ways to incorporate information
about the Pandemic in their classes. Space is
limited to 100 participants.
Using creative writing platform Inklewriter, Melissa Frey of
Decatur High School has developed a unique and interesting way to
bring some of the economic concepts surrounding WWII to life. In
this workshop, Melissa will demo parts of the lesson and discuss
how the platform can be used to bring creativity to other lessons
as well as potentially be used for assessment purposes.
Participants will gain access to the lesson
virtually. Space is limited to 100
Join us for a talk with Mazeen Porbandarwala, Chief Financial
Officer at Pattillo Industrial Real Estate, as we discuss the
ongoing impact the COVID-19 crisis continues to have on Georgia’s
commercial real estate market, construction industry, and overall
economic outlook. Mazeen will answer questions from GCEE staff
and webinar participants.
A key element of teaching economics is understanding what
students know and can do with the content. This workshop
features segments about writing effective test items, designing
rubrics and delivering meaningful feedback as well as other
important assessment practices. The workshop will primarily
focus on the Economics standards at each grade level.
Teachers analyze, evaluate, and create assessments in the
workshop that can be used immediately in their classroom.
The High School Virtual Lesson series is a collection of 1-hour
workshops focused on helping teachers teach specific standards in
a virtual environment while maintaining high levels of
participation and engagement. In this installment
participants will get a refresher on Supply and Demand content
through a virtual market simulation and receive activities to
help teach supply and demand virtually or in person.
Florida’s own Brett Burkey will lead this interactive workshop
sharing lessons that will help economics teachers teach some
of the economic concepts behind elections. Space is
limited to 100 participants.
Martha Rush will lead this session on how to prepare an
asynchronous lesson on taxes for online learning.
Martha has years of experience teaching high school economics in
a blended online/in person setting and will model her lesson and
help teachers with resources needed to execute the lesson
effectively. Space is limited to 100
Audience: Teachers, Grades 9-12
This workshop is offered virtually through the Zoom