Thanks again for the insightful webinars, I've already started using our first one in class and what a profound effect on the thoughts of my students! - T. Whitley
The Council for Economic Education is pleased to offer free professional development webinars for teachers nationwide. The webinars cover multiple topics on how to integrate personal finance and economics in the classroom and create a fun learning experience for your students.
When you attend the webinar(s), you will leave with relevant lessons, resources and tools that can be implemented the next day. Also, you’ll earn one Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for each webinar. If you are interested, but cannot attend the live webinar, please register to get access to the archived version.
All webinars will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET.
Go ahead and register today!
January 10, 2017
CEE’s version of this fable updates the plot and introduces students to the concepts of opportunity cost, saving, incentives and tradeoffs.
January 19, 2017
Get new teaching ideas for activities relating to trade, market monopolization, and economic fallouts on family life in a recession.
Teaching Economics and Personal Finance Using Children’s Literature: Using Dystopian Literature to Teach Economics
January 24, 2017
The highly popular “Hunger Games Series” has sparked an interest in books dealing with a dark and dangerous future
January 31, 2017
In this webinar, we will look at the characteristics of what makes a good entrepreneur. We will also examine how entrepreneurial activities benefit the economy.
February 1, 2017
In this webinar, we will introduce you to age-appropriate scenarios and a reader’s theater activity that will help you teach the concepts of borrowing, lending, credit and creditworthiness.
The Classroom Mini-Economy: What is the Classroom Mini-Economy and How Does it Fit in My Curriculum?
February 7, 2017
This session will describe the different types of classroom mini-economies, as well as how you can fit it into your already overwhelming curriculum requirements.
February 15, 2017
This webinar will help teachers show why integration improves overall well-being and how economic factors affect laws and social norms.
February 28, 2017
This webinar will look at how cost/benefit analysis can help in identifying those business opportunities for which the Entrepreneur feels comfortable in pursuing.
March 8, 2017
This session will walk teachers through the steps to setting up a classroom mini-economy. Teachers will be guided on how to begin and what decisions need to be made before introducing the economy to the students.
March 22, 2017
The thought of budgeting is frightening to many people. It conjures up thoughts of sacrifice, of having to give up valued things.
March 28, 2017
In this webinar, we will delve into the study of resource allocations – how Entrepreneurs find and obtain the financial wherewithal to start and maintain their businesses.
April 4, 2017
This session will guide you on how to best introduce this to the class and how to guide them through the many different processes involved in mini-economy.
April 25, 2017
This webinar will introduce teachers to some of the basic concepts addressed in behavioral economics.
May 3, 2017
In this webinar, we will look at the various leadership styles that an Entrepreneur may use in his/her business.
May 9, 2017
Once you have mastered the mini-economy there are many ways you can enrich or extend it. This session will give teachers ideas for extensions and projects that can be done along with the mini-economy.