Common: Sense Economics for Life! Course Package

Presenters: Tawni Ferrarini,

Professor & Co-Director, Center

for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship,

Northern Michigan University

Date: Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016









Date: Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016

Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Registration Fee: $10.00
Navesink Country Club
50 Luffburrow Lane
Middletown, NJ 07748
(get directions)


Engaging, Relevant, and Fun!

A full day professional development workshop held at Navesink Country Club located on the banks of the Navesink River in Central Monmouth County.

Learn how to design and implement a really fun economics for life course.  Designed for beginning students, the course focuses on:


  • 12 Key Elements of Economics
  • Economic Progress & The Role of Government
  • 7 Major Sources Of Economic Progress
  • 12 Key Elements of Practical Personal Finance

                                 NEW FOR 2016

  • 12 Supplementary Modules to enhance the course shell
  • Refreshed data (Economic Crisis of 2008, student debt)
  • 10 “Controversies in Economics” Video Series

Course materials:

  • align with Common Core State Standards
  • help fulfill the 5 credits of financial literacy graduation requirement
  • meet state and national standards for economics and financial literacy
  • are customizable, well organized and easy to understand
  • emphasize innovative and interactive teaching methods

Participants receive:

  • Free access to Common Sense Economics electronic package
  • CEU certificate for 6.5 hours of professional development
  • Breakfast and lunch

Who Should Attend? High School Teachers from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and New York