“Teaching Economics – the Federal Reserve”
TE-FR is a virtual re-creation of the FTE’s 2015 PTA-Members-Only Conference: “Perspectives From and On the Federal Reserve System,” at the Fed Board of Governors, Washington D.C., April 23-25. Five lessons including conference speakers and readings.
Course dates: May 13-July 8. Reg. Deadline: May 8
(optional) 2 sem. hr. UCCS graduate creditNew Hot Topic – Gas Prices ?!?
Moaning about the rising price of oil and gasoline has become part of our daily routine. We expect rising gas prices because . . . . Well, because, in our experience, that’s what gas prices do. But then, they didn’t! The price of gasoline began falling last summer . . . and it kept falling and kept falling – until the national average price in January was $2.05/gallon. #HowCanThatBe? Use the economic way of thinking and Economic Reasoning Propositions 3&4 to figure it out.Deadline for the Spring Online Course is March 12
Economics of Disasters Online for Teachers
March 16 – June 8, 2015
3 sem hr. graduate credit (optional)
Reg. deadline March 12, 2015
Space is Limited to 25
Deadline for Student Applications to Economics for Leaders is March 2
Apply Today!Hot Topic: Chocapocalypse?!
The potential for a “chocapocalypse” isn’t just advertising hype. Take a walk through the store and check out the price of chocolate. The boxes and bags – and even good old chocolate chips – are pretty pricey. (And, just sayin’, chocolate chip cookies without the chocolate chips . . . )