Teacher Professional Development

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 8:00am to Friday, August 23, 2019 - 11:30pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-macroeconomics-for-high-school-teachers-online-registration-61713363331This 10-week online course is intended for teachers who want to build or enhance their content knowledge and skills in teaching macroeconomics.

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 8:00am to Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 3:30pm

Viewing Sustainability Through an Economics Lens

Grades 6-12 |8:00am-3:30pm | University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 8:30am to Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 3:00pm

Elementary Economics - Integrate Economics Everywhere!

Grades K-6 | 8:30am-3:00pm | University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus

This two-day workshop for elementary teachers covers the sequence of MN social studies standards in economics and personal finance at the elementary level with matching classroom-ready lessons and activities to teach these concepts. Explore how economic standards can be addressed not only through engaging social studies lessons, but also through integrated language arts, math, and science lessons.

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 8:00am to Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 11:30pm

Teaching High School Personal Finance

Grades 9-12 | 8:30am-3:00pm | University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 8:00am to Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 4:00pm

Fostering Future Entrepreneurs: A Sprint for Teachers in Design-Thinking

Grades 6-12 | 8:00am-4:00pm | University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus

"The problem solving and critical and creative thinking that is at the center of this program is so important with students these days. I will definitely see myself using this in my school, and even see myself using this to propose and solve my own ideas!"

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:30pm

The Essential Guide to Integrating Economics into Middle School Social Studies

Grades 6-8 | 8:00am-4:30pm | University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 8:00am to Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 4:00pm

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