Prepare Your Students for the National Personal Finance Competition
Jan 25: Standards 1 and 2—Earning an Income and Buying Goods & Services
Jan 26: Standards 3 and 4—Saving and Using Credit
Are you new to teaching AP Economics or just need a refresher?
In this economics webinar, learn to teach the production possibilities frontier using self-generated data and real world examples.
Teachers will be able to:
-Explain how tradeoffs and opportunity costs are illustrated through the production possibilities model.
-Explain the factors that cause shifts in the production possibilities frontier model.
-Generate date to create a production possibilities frontier model.
We will examine how supply and demand determine market prices as well as the role of government regulation.
Learn how to make lessons on market structures, labor markets, and production decisions engaging for students.
Kareem Abdul Jabbar and the Pedagogy of Preparation. Explore the life of Kareen Abdul Jabbar, tracing his rise from working-class roots in New York to a legendary and eclectic career as a basketball player, actor, writer, and activist. See how to use discussion prompts and other materials that will not only expose middle and high school students to Abdul Jabbar’s inspirational story but display how he found success in so many different professions by using a mind-set that they too can adopt for use in their own lives.
In this economics webinar, AP Economics teachers will see how to use activities and simulations modeled to actively immerse students.
-Calculate factors like opportunity cost, absolute advantage, comparative advantage and terms of trade using standard formulas.
-Employ simulations, applications and dynamic activities to promote student understanding.
-Create formative assessments that gauge student understanding.
In this economics webinar, how cost-benefit analysis provides a systematic framework for making decisions of all kinds.
In this economics webinar, learn thought provoking ways to teach demand via political cartoons, EdTech tools and simulations.
-Implement student-centered instruction using EdTech tools and simulations.
-Use mnemonic devices and relevant examples that help students in preparation for the AP exam.
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