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Friday, February 7 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
How to make learning Economics both interesting and engaging!

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Do your students find learning about economics boring? Do they complain about having to learn it? Come to this session to learn some engaging and interactive activities to help them understand economic concepts. You will learn different games or interactive activities to help them understand the concepts from both a theoretical as well as practical standpoint. Other activities to engage your students are primary source analysis, critical thinking activities as well as engaging videos to support learning. You will walk away with full lesson plans, activity instructions and resources that you can take directly to your classroom.


Joanna Zakus

Joanna has a BA History and a BEd Secondary Social Studies. She has been teaching primarily social studies and humanities for the last 16 years at the junior high level. Joanna currently is a teacher at a middle school with the Calgary Board of Education. She focuses on interactive... Read More →

Friday February 7, 2020 11:30am - 12:30pm MST
ECC: Salon 3 9797 Jasper Ave
  Social Studies / Études sociales  Language Arts / Arts Langagier
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 96
  • Grade Focus 7-9
  • Tags English