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Active Learning in the Virtual Classroom – The Great Depression-A Family’s Choices

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Do you miss running FTE’s Great Depression activity live? We’ve got a virtual alternative! Learn how to use technology to facilitate this activity in your online classroom. This simulation puts students in the role of family members struggling to balance the family budget in the face of economic hardship. By practicing personal finance and budgeting skills students discover the relationship between individual decision makers and macroeconomic events like the Great Depression or modern recessions.

 

Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 – 4:00pm PDT (7:00pm EDT)

Duration: Two hours

Presenters:  Debbie Henney, Curriculum Director, Foundation for Teaching Economics

Requirements: Webcam (if possible), and additional mobile device/tablet/2nd monitor

Registration: Registration is closed for this program.