Author Archives: Tawni Ferrarini

Summer Student Scholarships, Foundation for Economic Education

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Do you know a college student who is interested in attending a summer program in leadership, economics, or entrepreneurship? The FEEcon Summer Event is a top program college students seeking to interact with professionals, industry leaders, scholars, coders, philanthropists, and … read more

October 10 Webinar “Cryptocurrency and Blockchain” Time 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST

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October 10 Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology Time 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST Presenter Tawni Hunt Ferrarini, PhD Plaster Professor of Economic Education, Lindenwood University Webinar ($0 registration fee) Register now The controversy surrounding crytocurrency has led to full discussions … read more

Free economics badges and courses!

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Teachers identify how to engage your students in meaningful ways. Let them hone their economic reasoning skills and apply them to a variety of real-world settings including, but not limited to, personal finance and public policy.  Students can earn badges … 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 Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) 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