Winter Institute - Innovative Economics

Teacher Workshop

Analyzing Global Economics Issues

Friday, Feb. 2 at St. Cloud State

Presented by the Foundation for Teaching Economics

in partnership with the

St. Cloud State Center for Economic Education


The program is for educators who integrate global issues into classroom activities, including middle grade teachers, high school teachers and curriculum supervisors.


Registration fee is $25. Attendance for the entire workshop will result in a refund of the registration fee. No other refunds will be provided. 

Registration Deadline

Jan. 15, 2018. Participants must bring their own laptop or tablet.


8 a.m. Registration
8:15 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
8:30 a.m. Review of Foundations of Economics
9 a.m. Teaching the Basics of International Trade: Part I
10a.m. Edward Glaeser "Understanding Cities" at  Performing Arts Center - Center Stage
11:30 a.m. Break
11:45 a.m. Working Lunch: Establishing and Achieving Economic Goals
12:45 p.m. A Look at the Global Supply Chain: How T-Shirts Are Made
1:30 p.m. Teaching the Basics of International Trade: Part II
2:15 p.m.

International Trade Issues Discussion,

     DAVOS 2016: Integrating trade policies into the classroom

3 p.m. Review of FTE / SCSU Center Programs
3:15 p.m. Evaluation
3:30 p.m. Adjournment

Optional: One graduate credit hour in economics from the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. Cost is $114. Assignment to be given at the end of the program