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Intersections: Winter 2005

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Mathematics and Economics

WHEN WHERE
February 23, March 2, and March 9, 2005
4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
7th and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106

For: Middle and high school educators

What: This three-afternoon program, taught by Federal Reserve economists and economic education specialists, introduces middle and high school educators to economic concepts and how to teach them through mathematics. Emphasis is placed on active-learning techniques that help educators meet state and national standards in economics.

Prerequisites & Requirements: There are no prerequisites for this program. Participants are required to attend all three sessions.

Participants who attend all three sessions will receive a copy of the National Council on Economic Education’s Mathematics and Economics: Connections for Life curriculum package.

Cost: Free of charge

Credit: Upon completion of all three meetings, teachers will receive professional development hours in their respective states.

For more information, contact:
Dr. Andrew T. Hill
Economic Education Specialist
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
andrew.hill@phil.frb.org

Making Sense of Money and Banking: A Course for Educators

WHEN WHERE
July 18 through 22, 2005
8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
7th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106

For: Elementary, middle, and high school educators

What: This course, taught by Federal Reserve economists, economic education specialists, and staff from the state centers on economic education, covers money, banking, and the Federal Reserve System. It will include sessions on the history of central banking and how to choose a good economics lesson. Participants will also visit the sites of early central banking, which are part of Independence National Historical Park. Emphasis is placed on effective strategies and curricula for teaching money and banking in the K-12 classroom. Participants will receive professional development credit in their state.

Prerequisites & Requirements: There are no prerequisites for this program. Participants are required to attend all five days.

Cost: Free of charge

Credit: Upon completion of all five days, teachers will receive professional development hours in their respective states.

OPTION: For a tuition fee, teachers may register with a partner institution to receive graduate credit. For more information about this option, contact Andrew Hill (see below).

For more information, contact:
Dr. Andrew T. Hill
Economic Education Specialist
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
andrew.hill@phil.frb.org

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