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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The Michigan Council on Economic Education uses the multiplier effect to reach students through their teachers. We invest in teachers who, in turn, reach thousands of students over the course of their career. We offer professional development in economics and personal finance both face to face and through on demand platforms.

PARTNER PD


EVENT CALENDAR

    • Thursday, March 04, 2021
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EST)
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    Description

    Teachers will demo games and simulations used to introduce key topics.  The presenter will provide examples, assessments and best practices for all the free tools and resources shown.  Whether you are a new teacher, or an Econ veteran, find something new for easy classroom implementation. 

    Presenter: Alex Lamon

    • Thursday, March 04, 2021
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
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    As part of our Partnership for PD with Next Gen Personal Finance, we are inviting you to join our upcoming Virtual Professional Development session: Teaching Through NGPF Arcade Games. This event will be a great opportunity to gather with fellow teachers to collaborate, share ideas, and walk away with new resources that you can implement immediately. As an added bonus, we will also be raffling off two $25 or $50 Amazon gift cards for all those who join us!

    Description: Looking for online games and simulations that promote student critical thinking and dialogue? Play some of the popular NGPF Arcade Games while discussing implementation strategies.

    • Thursday, March 11, 2021
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EST)
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    Description

    Taxation and tax preparation is a life skill.  Using Financial Fitness for Life and in collaboration with Intuit Education, we are excited to demonstrate lessons on how teachers can introduce taxation and tax preparation into classrooms. 

    This webinar focuses on teaching students how to prepare and file taxes using TurboTax by Intuit.  Learn about federal, state and local taxes, deductions, filing statuses, tax brackets and W2s.

    Presenter: Ruben Rivera

    • Monday, March 15, 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
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    Description

    Demand is all around us and students act as consumers each day.

    In this webinar, teachers will learn how to leave the textbook behind and drive forward with student-centered instruction that is both relevant and interesting! Participants will learn how to help their students master the law of demand and changes in demand using EdTech tools and discussion. Teachers will also learn strategies to help prepare students for the AP Exam using AP Classroom. This webinar will feature the use of NearPod and Kahoot! applications.

    Presenter: Amanda Stiglbauer

    • Thursday, March 18, 2021
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
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    Description

    Taxation and tax preparation is a life skill.  Using Financial Fitness for Life and in collaboration with Intuit Education, we are excited to demonstrate lessons on how teachers can introduce taxation and tax preparation into classrooms. 

    This webinar focuses on teaching students how to prepare and file taxes using TurboTax by Intuit.  Learn about federal, state and local taxes, deductions, filing statuses, tax brackets and W2s.

    Presenter: Ruben Rivera

    • Thursday, March 25, 2021
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
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    Description

    In collaboration with Intuit, teachers will learn how to use TurboTax software for online or in-person learning.

    In addition to implementing lessons from Financial Fitness for Life, teachers will have access to a free version of TurboTax and student accounts to further explore W2s, 1099s and other tax documents.

    Presenter: Ruben Rivera

    • Saturday, March 27, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
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    As part of our Partnership for PD with Next Gen Personal Finance, we are inviting you to join our upcoming Virtual Professional Development session: Teaching Through NGPF Arcade Games. This event will be a great opportunity to gather with fellow teachers to collaborate, share ideas, and walk away with new resources that you can implement immediately. As an added bonus, we will also be raffling off two $25 or $50 Amazon gift cards for all those who join us!

    Description: In this 3 hour session, you will collaborate with other educators from Michigan, discover new resources and deepen your content knowledge. Try a format that educators are calling "the most productive PD this school year!"


    • Monday, March 29, 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
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    Description

    Your students will realize the importance of elasticity in understanding the functions of pricing in markets and its implications for governments, industries, businesses and consumers.

    Special emphasis will be placed on simulations, motivational activities, real world applications and online formative assessments.

    Presenter: Theodore Opderbeck

    • Thursday, April 01, 2021
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
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    Description

    TurboTax, a product of Intuit, makes learning fun and engaging.  Taxation is a life skill and this webinar will dive deeper into tax preparation, including a brief review of Pts. 1 and 2 in this series.

    Presenter: Ruben Rivera

    • Thursday, April 08, 2021
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
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    Description

    You will learn about all of the new and exciting updates made to Financial Fitness for Life (FFFL) 9-12, 3rd Edition. This webinar will also show you how to master free educational technology simulations via Mint by Intuit software using various activities from FFFL.

    Presenter: Intuit Education

    • Saturday, April 24, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

    PROGRAM CURRENTLY FULL

    Click here to be put on the waitlist.

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    ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE

    $100 STIPEND
    20 COPIES OF THE TEXT
    4 SCECH
    AMAZING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WITH THE AUTHORS OF THE BOOK

    ENROLLMENT LIMITED TO 45 TEACHERS

    Teaching Economics in American History

    Session Topics

    How Can Economics Illuminate History? An Introduction to the Economic Way of Thinking (Chapter 1)

    Why Did the Colonists Succeed Economically without Finding Gold and Silver? (Chapter 2)

    Why Did a Mild Recession in 1929 Become the Great Depression of the 1930s? (Chapter 20)

    Hard Currency or Cross of Gold? (Chapter 14)

    Who Desegregated Major League Baseball: Jackie Robinson or Adam Smith? (Chapter 25)

    Session Agenda


    • Saturday, April 24, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    Register

    WAITLIST

    Registering at this link will put you on a waitlist. If more spots are available or current registrants cancel we will reach out to those on this waitlist.

    click the image for more information about the book

    ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE

    $100 STIPEND
    20 COPIES OF THE TEXT
    4 SCECH
    AMAZING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WITH THE AUTHORS OF THE BOOK

    ENROLLMENT LIMITED TO 45 TEACHERS

    Teaching Economics in American History

    Session Topics

    How Can Economics Illuminate History? An Introduction to the Economic Way of Thinking (Chapter 1)

    Why Did the Colonists Succeed Economically without Finding Gold and Silver? (Chapter 2)

    Why Did a Mild Recession in 1929 Become the Great Depression of the 1930s? (Chapter 20)

    Hard Currency or Cross of Gold? (Chapter 14)

    Who Desegregated Major League Baseball: Jackie Robinson or Adam Smith? (Chapter 25)

    Session Agenda


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Michigan Council on Economic Education
12642 Beresford Dr.
Sterling Heights, MI 48313

derek@michiganecon.org
Office: 248.939.4995


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