Offered by the Foundation for Teaching Economics and AIER
In Partnership with the New Jersey Council on Economic Education
Who: High school, middle school and upper elementary teachers and curriculum specialists. No prior economics required.
What: A one-day program designed to help educators gain an understanding of environmental economic issues, concepts, and related methodologies to engage students in group structured classroom learning activities.
Date: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 / 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: NJCU @ Fort Monmouth, 283 Sherrill Avenue, Oceanport, NJ 07703 Dress: Business casual.
Meals: Continental breakfast, breaks and lunch provided.
Required: Participants must complete the online registration form prior to July 17.
Stipend: A $200 stipend will be provided to all participants who complete the program.
Notes: Participants will be accepted on a first-come and qualified basis.
Maximum 30. Meeting room configuration to comply with local social distancing requirements.
Participants may (optionally) take the program for one graduate hour credit in economics from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. (Assignment required.)
The Fundamentals of Environmental Economics program uses a non-biased approach designed to provide teachers with a dynamic way to incorporate environmental economics concepts into their classroom. The program incorporates a variety of social studies, civics, science and political science concepts in both the presentations and simulations.
Key topics / concepts:
– Economic Institutions and Foundations
– Tragedy of the Commons
– Marginal Decision Making
– Cost / Benefit Analysis
– Land Use
– World Fisheries
Professor: Donald G. Fell, Professor and Institute Director, Foundation for Teaching Economics Adjunct Professor of Economics, University of Colorado Colorado Springs
(In partnership with CEE and Foundation for Economic Education)
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