Teacher Professional Development

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 1:00pm to Friday, August 24, 2018 - 11:00pm

This 11-week online course is intended for teachers who want to build or enhance their content knowledge and skills in teaching microeconomics. Consisting of both self-paced and synchronized online learning activities, this course will cover the microeconomics concepts in the Minnesota Social Studies Standards for grades 9-12.

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 8:00am to Friday, July 20, 2018 - 4:00pm

This one-week course immerses teachers in design thinking and lean startup methodology concepts using a hands-on curriculum to promote entrepreneurship with their students. Teachers will learn to encourage and value creativity, divergent thinking, and informed risk-taking in their students.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 8:00am to Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 4:00pm

This four-day course helps prepare educators to teach high school economics and builds confidence in those with little background.