Author Archives: Tawni Ferrarini

Hot off the press! 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! 

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

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

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Common Sense Economics for Life is a power-packed course.  It is open to K-16 educators interested in making teaching economics fun and relevant. The course pairs the economics primer Common Sense Economics: What Everyone Should Know about Wealth and Prosperity (St. Martin’s … 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.  Visit:  http://commonsenseeconomics.com/upcoming-workshops/ for details on the upcoming workshops.