Schedule of activities, courses, workshops and programs sponsored by the Northern Michigan University Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship:
June 18 - 21, 2011
Mini Society course in the Action in Education Summer Institute
Mini-Society is a nationally recognized program designed to spark students' interest in economics and entrepreneurship. This engaging real-world program allows students to learn basic economic concepts by creating their own micro-economy in the classroom. The program includes four Mini-Society training manuals and a student journal. Click here for more information.
September 22 - 25, 2012
Environment and the Economy
During these four-day, residential programs, teachers learn how to use economic principles to analyze environmental issues. Participants learn how a rational, economic approach to the environment helps students understand the complexity of these issues. Lesson plans are demonstrated and discussed in order to build confidence in their effectiveness. Outstanding instructors lead intellectually stimulating sessions, and each program includes a field trip to an environmentally challenging site. Come find out how economic analysis can help clean up the environment. Click here for more information.