The Simple Math Behind PFL and Economics Revealed

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The Simple Math Behind PFL and Economics Revealed


April 7, 2018 - Denver

Many economics and personal finance concepts overlap with math curriculum, but economics and personal finance teachers are often not trained to teach calculations and formulas; and most math teachers don’t focus on personal finance or economic applications.

Fee $25* - Add to Cart

This class will feature a new national Council for Economic Education resource, “Math in the Real World,” that contains twenty interdisciplinary lessons that teach important personal finance and economic concepts in the context of math lessons. If you want to give some math instruction a real world context or if you just want to enhance yours and your students’ understanding of the math behind economic and personal finance concepts, this class could be for you.

  • Grades: 6-12 Teachers
  • Date:  April 7, 2018
  • Location: 3443 South Galena Street, 2nd Floor, Denver, CO 80231
  • Time:  8:30 am  - 4:30 pm
  • FEE: $25*
  • Optional Credit: ½ UCCS ECON 6310 or 6320 Graduate Credit Hour, $50. Credit is good for Certificate in Economic Education or in Personal Financial Literacy Education, but not both.**
  • Faculty: Dan Driscoll, instructor, US Air Force Academy and University of Colorado Colorado Springs; and mentor teacher Richard Trinkner, Boulder High School, Boulder
  • Includes: Light breakfast and lunch
REGISTRATION GUIDELINES: We try to identify the best fit for our open enrollment classes, usually by the kinds of resources and pedagogy included in the class. However, it is our STRONG belief that the content from any of these classes is valuable for the professional development of any teacher, will enhance the understanding of ALL teachers, and will inspire creative applications in individual classrooms. We encourage teachers of all grade levels to attend any of our classes.This is some text!
REFUND POLICIY: Registration cancellations must be requested 10 business days prior to the class start date; otherwise registration fees will be forfeited.