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Teacher Workshops


Technology in the Economics Classroom: Resources for Teaching the iGeneration

Sponsored by the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Probasco Chair's Center for Economic Education and the Nashville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. (CT)

Location: University of Tennessee–Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN

This session is designed for high school economics teachers. Today's students, often referred to as the iGeneration, can be defined by their extensive use and mastery of their technological devices. Teachers will be introduced to new resources featuring technologically infused materials that present economic concepts in an interactive manner that engages the iGeneration.

The program is conducted in a partnership between the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Probasco Chair's Center for Economic Education and the Nashville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

The program is conducted in partnership between Middle Tennessee State University Center for Economic Education and the Nashville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. There is no charge for this program, but registration is required. Space is limited. For more information, please contact Jackie Morgan at jackie.morgan@atl.frb.org or by phone at 615-251-7239.

Tentative Agenda  
8:30 a.m. Check-in, networking, and continental breakfast
9:00 Welcome and introductions
9:15 Virtual Economics (version 4.O)
10:30 Break
10:45 Learning, Earning and Investing, and the iGen Revolution
Noon Networking lunch (provided)
12:45 p.m. General technology tools for the classroom
2:00 Break
2:15 Technology resources from the Federal Reserve
3:15 Evaluations, closing comments, and adjourn
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