About the Event
This fun one-day seminar consists of a mix of short lectures, games, and activities that introduce economic principles using real-life examples. Content from this seminar has direct overlap with the NEW Economics 12 BC Curriculum*.
This program is a great complement to many courses including Economics, Business Education, Social Studies, and Career Planning.
- Opportunity cost
- Marginal decision making
- Economic systems
Speakers & Instructors
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.close