Re: [Channel-talkeconomics] Workshop 1: Is Anybody Out There?
I have had some issues joining the list. I hope this is cleared up now. That
is why the e-mail mentions the 4th!
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>From: David Gavron <David.Gavron@wayland.k12.ma.us>
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>Subject: RE: [Channel-talkeconomics] Workshop 1: Is Anybody Out There?
>I am new to teaching economics. I am looking forward to getting some insights
>about teaching this exciting course.
>An area that I found interesting was the Decision Making Table. Have any of
>you used it? Do you have alternative examples? At the bottom of her table,
>listed the decision chosen (get up at 6:00, Opportunity Costs (?), and
>Benefits Forgone. I understand where the kids placed the arrows, but I do not
>understand the purpose of the the section for Opportunity Costs. The teacher
>did not fill it in with anything from the chart or use any arrows. Do you
>what could be put into that part of the chart?
>Thanks for your feedback.
>Happy Fourth of July!
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>>I enjoyed video Workshop #1, and am hoping that there are others now
>>enrolled in the summer '06 workshop who would like to swap observations
>>I currently teach two sections of economics and thought the lessons
>>shown were creative and would help students understand the concepts
>>My personal favorite was the last lesson on cartels. It reminded me of
>>my class. I could definitely relate to the instructor, especially when
>>he was asked why they weren't playing another round because the student
>>worksheet had space for one more.
>>I also enjoyed the lesson on barriers to trade, but that was definitely
>>a high ability, high motivational group of students; not my class
>>If anyone's out there please reply.
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