Teacher Workshops

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Teacher Workshops


These day-long programs provide you with the tools you need to teach economics in the classroom. At each workshop, you’ll see presentations by economics experts, actively participate in classroom activities, and take home a wealth of resources, including detailed lesson plans, activity outlines, and readings. Our teacher workshops are held multiple times a year in cities across Canada.

Upcoming Workshops

Teacher Workshop: Economic Demise of the Soviet Union

This free one-day workshop is applicable to a variety of subjects including social studies, history, and sociology.

November 4, 2016
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Edmonton, AB

Teacher Workshop: Economics of Disasters

This stimulating workshop will look at a variety of natural disasters – from the Black Death of the Middle Ages to Hurricane Katrina in our too-recent memory, to fears of health pandemics that haunt the future – through the lens of economic analysis.

November 25, 2016
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Burnaby, BC

Teacher Workshop: Economic Principles

This engaging, interactive, and free workshop features materials recently revised, and is intended for any educator interested in introducing the principles of economics into a variety of subject areas.

February 3, 2017
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Vancouver, BC

Teacher Workshop: Economic Way of Thinking

This free workshop will first build on basic economic principles then, teachers will be led through four lesson topics including, market changes, price discrimination, and public choice theory in ways that students will find easy to comprehend

March 10, 2017
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Calgary, AB