Workshops

Mini-Economy 2.0: Expanding Your Classroom Economy


Friday, October 13
9:30-3:00
Columbia, SC


Workshop Description:
Do you already integrate the mini-economy into your classroom? Ready to add some additional elements to help your students to become college, career, and civic ready? The Mini-Economy 2.0 is for you! In this workshop, have fun learning about human capital, the returns to education, and how to deploy jobs in your classroom. Take a dive into the world of civic readiness by exploring with your students how government gets involved, the role of taxation, and its impact on an individual budget. Finally, wrap up with engaging ways to incorporate personal finance into your classroom, laying the ground work for creating financially literate participants in our democracy and free enterprise system.
$25 registration fee refundable upon workshop attendance

Participants Will Receive:

  • Virtual Economics Flash Drive 4.5
  • 6 credit renewal points
  • $50 substitute reimbursement
  • Complimentary Lunch
Register

Stock Market Game Workshop: Proven Experience-Based Learning


Friday, September 15th
9:30-2:30
Columbia, SC


Workshop Description:
Thinking about bringing the Stock Market Game experience to your class? Join us for an engaging workshop taught by experienced Stock Market Game teacher, Stephen Bidwell, and Edward Jones Financial Advisor, Elise Bidwell. Stephen will instruct teachers on how to navigate the game, access student portfolios and the free teacher resource center, as well as share fun activities and strategies to get students engaged. Elise will guide teachers through reading a stock page, analyzing stock data, and other practical ways to help students understand how the market works. Sessions will be interactive and centered around discussion and best practices.
$25 registration fee refundable upon workshop attendance.

Participants Will Receive:

  • Copy of AP Economics Workbook
  • Virtual Economics Flash Drive 4.5
  • 6 credit renewal points
  • $50 substitute reimbursement
  • Complimentary Lunch
Register

AP Macroeconomics


Friday, October 27
9:30-3:00
Columbia, SC


Workshop Description:
Our AP Macroeconomics workshop, led by economics professor and AP reader Dr. Gary Stone, is one of the most meaningful and in demand trainings provided by SC Economics. Dr. Stone shares his elastic supply of real world examples and teaching techniques, accompanied by activities that make AP Macroeconomics come to life! Participants will discuss best practices, syllabi, long range planning, as well as common mistakes by students taking the exams. Each participant will receive several hard copy and digital resources, including a Virtual Economics flash drive, AP Economics workbook, and activities prepared by Dr. Stone. This workshop is perfect for new and veteran AP teachers, as well as other economics teachers searching for ways to up the rigor in their classrooms!
$25 registration fee refundable upon workshop attendance

Participants Will Receive

  • Copy of AP Macroeconomics Workbook
  • Virtual Economics Flash Drive 4.5
  • 6 credit renewal points
  • $50 substitute reimbursement
  • Complimentary Lunch
Register

AP Microeconomics


Thursday, October 26
9:30-3:00
Columbia, SC


Workshop Description:
Our AP Microeconomics workshop, led by economics professor and AP reader Dr. Gary Stone, is one of the most meaningful and in demand trainings provided by SC Economics. Dr. Stone shares his elastic supply of realworld examples and teaching techniques, accompanied by activities that make AP Microeconomics come to life! Participants will discuss best practices, syllabi, long range planning, as well as common mistakes by students taking the exams. Each participant will receive several hard copy and digital resources, including a Virtual Economics flash drive, AP Economics workbook, and activities prepared by Dr. Stone. This workshop is perfect for new and veteran AP teachers, as well as other economics teachers searching for ways to up the rigor in their classrooms!
$25 registration fee refundable upon workshop attendance.

Participants Will Receive:

  • Copy of AP Economics Workbook
  • Virtual Economics Flash Drive 4.5
  • 6 credit renewal points
  • $50 substitute reimbursement
  • Complimentary Lunch
Register