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    High school students:

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    Elevate your economics knowledge. Enroll in Economics for Leaders today!

    15 sites on prestigious campuses across the nation

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    CELEBRATE

    2016 Walton Award Honoree

    Russell Roberts, PhD.

    Hoover Institution, Stanford University
    Library of Economics & Liberty, Liberty Fund Inc.

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    Classes Start Wed. June 1st

    Last week to register for

    FTE Online, June 1 – July 29

    The Economic Demise of the Soviet Union

    Economics Online for Teachers, Part 1

    (graduate credit available)

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    EDUCATE

    Professional Development Program

    High school and middle school teachers

    Economic History for Leaders
    Vanderbilt University
    Nashville, TN
    July 11 – 17

    Graduate Credit Available

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2016 One-Day Programs

Some economic issues –  international trade, natural disasters, command economies, the environment – are perennial features in an always-changing world scene. The tools of economic reasoning empower students to make sense of change as they identify and explain the similarities underlying unique events and contexts. FTE one day programs offer news- and issues-based lessons to supplement history, economics, global studies, contemporary problems, geography, and civics curricula. Instructional units are comprised of  5-7 stand alone lessons, teacher background outlines, classroom activity instructions and demonstrations, and (regularly updated) source lists.  Topics include:

  • The Economic Demise of the Soviet Union
  • Issues in International Trade
  • The Economics of Disasters
  • The Economics of Water and the Environment
  • Economic Forces in American History (1-day version)

One-day programs are excellent in-service options. The FTE  will partner with school districts or local economics or social studies organizations to offer workshops. Half-day, evening, and full-day (including Saturday) scheduling is available.