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Local teachers prepare to teach fiscal responsibility in the classroom


“This was, hands down, one of the best professional development experiences I’ve participated in, and I feel prepared to teach my high school students about the national debt and federal deficit,” said Vikki Dahl, social studies teacher and department chair at Field High School. Ms. Dahl was one of thirty teachers from across Ohio selected from an applicant pool of over 100 to participate in the 2018 Understanding Fiscal Responsibility Teacher Institute organized by the H.K. Barker Center for Economic Education.

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Just Announced:

2018-19 Programming

Workshop Title Date and Time
$martPath, Grades 1-8 Sept. 15, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Teaching Career Exploration & Financial Literacy, Grades 7-12* Oct. 26, 4:15-6:15 pm
Teaching Economics Through Children's Literature, Grades 1-7* Feb. 9, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Economic Impact of Poverty in U.S. Education* Mar. 2, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Teaching the Holocaust: The Economics & Science of Hate* June 18-29, 2019
Youth Summer Camp: Think Tank to Shark Tank July 8-12, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Teacher Institute: Think Tank to Shark Tank* July 22-26, 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

*Graduate credit for educators available for select workshops

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$martPath Teacher Training, Grades 1-8

September 15, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

$martPath is an engaging, interactive and easy-to-use way for teachers of grades 1-6 to embed relevant and fun economic and financial education in their classrooms.

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