GRANT FUNDS WORKSHOP FOR HIGH SCHOOL MATH TEACHERS

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan UniversityÂ’s Center for Economic Education has received a grant to fund an online training workshop for high school teachers. Participants will learn how to integrate economics into mathematics activities already under way in their classrooms.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The two-week, asynchronous workshop is fully funded by the National Council on Economic Education through a grant from State Farm Insurance. Teachers must commit a minimum of six hours and a maximum of eight hours of participation and work time over the two-week period. They can select from the following sessions: June 16-30; July 15-29; or Aug. 4-19.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Those who register will also receive a copy of Mathematics and Economics: Connections for Life, Grades 9-12. Minimum technical skills are required to participate in the workshop, which will be offered through NorthernÂ’s WebCT program.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  For more information, contact the Center for Economic Education at CEE@nmu.edu. Details on this grant and others are posted at http://www.nmu.edu/cee/.



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