Hamilton: Not Just a Broadway Musical
Thursday, September 29
This workshop will investigate the trade-offs associated with public policy. Journey through history and investigate Jackson's veto of the bank, creation of the Fed, and History of Social Security.
"Now You're Just Some Money That I Used to Owe"
Friday, September 21
Are you in debt? So is the rest of the world. Public policy decisions are always accompanied by opportunity costs, presently and historically. Exploare the effects of hyperinflation in the Weimar Republic, Europe's Debt Crisis, and the Revocery of Social Democracies, while investigating how societies can avoid these debt traps moving forward.
Entitled to What? Can We Have it All?
Friday, September 30 (Greenville) and Monday, November 7 (Columbia)
Is the growing national debt a threat to our national security? To what capacity can we continue to fund entitlement programs? Participants in this workshop will investigate major sources of spending by the government, costs and benefits associated with these expenditures, and how political beliefs influence fiscal policy.
SC Finance Forum
Thursday, October 27th
In partnership with the SC Department of Education, this free vent offers teachers resources in curriculum, competitions, simulations, and more in the areas of personal finance, financial literacy, business, and economics. Vendors: EverFi, Junior Achievement, SC Economics, CEV Multimedia, and more!
October 27 and 28
Full day workshops in both Microeconomics and Macroeconomics will be led by Dr. Gary Stone, economics professor with over 20 years experience grading AP exams.Workshops will include strategies to prepare yourself and stduents for the AP Exam, address challenging micro and macro topics, and valuable grading practice.
Best Practices in Teaching Economics (Middle/High School)
Friday, November 4
This workshop will address basic economic concepts and demonstrate engaging lessons and activities for middle and high school students. Participants will explore cost-benefit analysis, supply and demand, indicators of economic well-being, and real-life application of economic content.
Our yearly competition challenges students knowledge of finance.The online competition will be open from October 10-28. Visit financechallenge.unl.edu to register.
SC Economics Poster Contest
A competition for K-8 students to illustrate 1 of 6 economics concepts. Sixteen winners will receive $25.
Stock Market Game
Fall competition runs September 26-December 2. All teams registered for the fall game will be able to play for free! Webinars and in person training opportunities are available.
Making Economics Come Alive in the Classroom
Friday, October 21
Using the classroom mini-economy model, this workshop will help teachers implement incentive based learning and the decision making process while assisting students in applying reading and math skills to real world activities. Workshop will be held in Charleston.
Teaching Economics Using Children's Literature
Friday, November 11
This workshop, to be held in Greenville, will help teachers in grades K-5 introduce children to economic concepts through popular children's books. Middle and high school teachers even enjoy and find value in this workshop!
Best Practices in Teaching Economics
Friday, November 4
In Charleston, middle and high school teachers will explore exciting lessons and activities to assist them in implementing the economics strands and standards presribed by the SC State Social Studies Standards.
Gen i Revolution
This free, online personal finance game for high school students can be played online, on a tablet device, and via Facebook. Students assume the role of a secret agent assigned to solve a variety of financial problems--in the form of 15 missions--and defeat the "Murktide" of financial confusion that is spreading across the country.
Vault--Future Scholar Financial Literacy Program
This interactive financial education course, powered by EverFi, is a web-based, new-media learning platform that brings complex financial concepts to life for today’s digital generation.
Stock Market Game
This online game provides students with a unique, hands-on opportunity to learn about investing and how the economy works. Competing on a team of 3-5 students, learners manage a virtual portfolio of $100,000 for 10 weeks, September 26-December 2. Grades 4th-12th, with a teacher division as well!