Author Archives: Tawni Ferrarini

AP teachers: assign the Common Sense Economics MOOC

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Engage your students in meaningful ways after the AP economics exams and the end of the school year. Let them hone their economic reasoning skills and apply them to a variety of real-world settings including, but not limited to, personal … read more

Webinar “Were the Robber Barons Robbers or Entrepreneurs?”

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Register and listen to the webinar “Were the Robber Barons Robbers or Entrepreneurs?” This topical webinar was led Dr. Tawni Hunt Ferrarini, the Robert W. Plaster Professor at the Hammond Institute, Lindenwood University.  This webinar will apply economic reasoning to analyze the … read more

Canvas Network: Common Sense Economics for Life! Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) — Join Now!

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Enroll today! Massive open online course The Stavros Center for Economic Education of Florida State University (FSU) and Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship of Northern Michigan University (NMU) have teamed up to offer this massive open online course.  This … read more

Schedule a Common Sense Economics Workshop

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Schedule a workshop for 25 or more teachers.  Email Dr. Tawni Hunt Ferrarini.

Meet and Greet at the Annual Conference!

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Join Tawni Hunt Ferrarini (Lindenwood University), Joe Calhoun (Florida State University), and Signe Thomas (Stavros Center for Economic Education at the Florida State University).  See what is new in the Common Sense Economics portfolio of classroom and course resources.  We … read more

Timely Topics! Why Nations Prosper: North and South Korea

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Apply Part 2 of Common Sense Economics “Why Do Nations Prosper” to explain why North Korea is dark as a dungeon at night while South Korea looks like Las Vegas on steroids! 

Educators’ Course Runs Summer 2017: June 5th – July 16th

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Professional Development Workshops, Training, and Courses Common Sense Economics for Life is a power-packed course.  It can be used by professional development coordinators, Centers for Economic Education, and Councils for Economic Education to assist K-16 educators interested in making teaching economics and … read more