The mission of the Middle Tennessee State University Center for Economic Education
is to develop the K-12 students of Tennessee to have the knowledge, understanding,
and skills to make informed economic choices as consumers, workers, and citizens in
a global economy.
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
THIRD TUESDAY WEBINAR SERIES
February 15, 2017 - Scarcity and Economic Reasoning - Fun ways to demonstrate the core concepts of economics and cover some of the key
elements of economics standards E1-E9.
March 15, 2016 - Supply and Demand - Make those graphs come alive during this session covering standards E11-E22.
April 19, 2017 - Trade - Hands-on lessons that help students come to their own conclusions about the benefits
of free trade while covering standards E54-E61.
Amazon and the Economics of Retailing and E-Tailing
This program will focus on the changing landscape of retailing and e-tailing in the
economy. The program will begin with a walking tour of the Amazon Fulfillment Center
and a question and answer session with Amazon staff. Following the tour, we will discuss
the economics in action observed during the tour and translate those into lessons
for the classroom focusing on consumer confidence, supply and demand, economic growth,
RSVP required and space for this program is limited to 25 classroom educators. Lunch
will be provided.
This workshop and the accompanying materials are made partially available to teachers
through the generous support of State Farm and the Council for Economic Education.
Teaching Personal Finance: Employment Requirement Training for Tennessee Educators
January 26-27, 2017
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCES
STOCK MARKET GAME WEBINARS
Webinars may be scheduled one-on-one to fit your needs throughout the semester.
October 20, 2016 - InvestWrite: Breaking Down the Prompts
November 21, 2016 - The PNC Christmas Index - Inflation and the 12 Days of Christmas
December 12, 2016 - The Stock Market Game in Your Classroom - Looking Forward to the