About the Event

Whether it’s the fur trade, gold rush, collapse of cod fisheries or the Great Depression, applying an economic way of thinking can help us to better understand important events in Canadian history. Economic Episodes in Canadian History gives teachers resources to incorporate the economic lens in their multi-perspective approach to understanding key historical events so students can discover the important insights the economic way of thinking adds to social, political and geographic perspectives. Teachers will receive classroom ready lessons and fun active-learning simulations to enhance students’ understanding of history and expand their critical thinking skills.

Topics:

  • Trade, scarcity
  • Opportunity cost
  • Inflation and deflation
  • Supply and demand
  • Budgeting
  • Monetary policy

When

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
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Where

Hotel Saskatchewan
2125 Victoria Ave.
Regina, SK S4P 0S3
Contact Name: 
Rachel Osterman
Contact Phone: 
604-688-0221 ext. 554

Event Pricing

FREE - no costs to register or attend

Bursary Information

A limited number of travel bursaries and TOC (substitute teacher) coverage bursaries available (up to $325 per person)

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About the Event

Whether it’s the fur trade, gold rush, collapse of cod fisheries or the Great Depression, applying an economic way of thinking can help us to better understand important events in Canadian history. Economic Episodes in Canadian History gives teachers resources to incorporate the economic lens in their multi-perspective approach to understanding key historical events so students can discover the important insights the economic way of thinking adds to social, political and geographic perspectives. Teachers will receive classroom ready lessons and fun active-learning simulations to enhance students’ understanding of history and expand their critical thinking skills.

Topics:

  • Trade, scarcity
  • Opportunity cost
  • Inflation and deflation
  • Supply and demand
  • Budgeting
  • Monetary policy

Speakers & Instructors

Director of Curriculum, Foundation for Teaching Economics
Debbie Henney teaches Economics at Mesa Community College in Mesa, Arizona. She began presenting... more

Debbie Henney teaches Economics at Mesa Community College in Mesa, Arizona. She began presenting programs as a Mentor Teacher for the Foundation for Teaching Economics in 2006 and is currently the Director of Curriculum for the FTE programs: Economics for Leaders and Economic Forces in American History. Debbie spent the first ten years of her career teaching economics in the high school classroom and later championed economic education efforts as Executive Director of the Arizona Council on Economic Education and President of the Arizona Council for the Social Studies. She has written several economic education lessons for the k-12 classroom and regularly presents workshops, in-service trainings, and week-long residential programs for schools and teachers in Arizona and around the country.

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Event Testimonials

  • The lessons supplied by the Fraser Institute are always so detailed, complete, well organized and well thought out. The templates are ready to use.
    - Anonymous
  • Activities and resources like this, that are fun and interesting, will make the study of economics more popular with students.
    - Microeconomics 30 Teacher

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