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Tue., Oct. 19, 2021

Teaching Economics in Changing Times: The Role of Cognitive Science in Teaching and Learning Economics

Please join us for the first Federal Reserve Education event in the Teaching Economics in Changing Times webinar series. These webinars are designed to explore relevant economic and financial topics and how to address such topics in a classroom setting. The series will feature Federal Reserve and industry experts who will discuss how to navigate and teach complex issues.

This free virtual event webinar will explore the role of cognitive science in teaching and learning economics. Speakers for the webinar include Dr. William Goffe, teaching professor of Economics at Penn State University, and Dr. Scott Simkins, chair of the Department of Economics at North Carolina A&T State University. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions during the session.

Teachers, students and professors are welcome to attend as we discuss how students learn economics, how to use the science of learning in the classroom, team-based learning and more. Learn more on these relevant topics and enhance your understanding of economic education by registering for this special event today!

There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. A related resource guide and certificate of participation will be provided to attendees following the event.


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Rebecca Chambers
Economic Education Specialist, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Teaching Professor of Economics, Penn State University
Lakisha Higgins
Education & Museum Outreach Coordinator, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland - Cincinnati Branch
Chair of the Department of Economics, North Carolina A&T State University

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