Schedule of activities, courses, workshops and programs sponsored by the Northern Michigan University Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship:

June 15 - 16, 2015

Action in Education Summer Institute

ED 989A-96 “Teaching Economics to the Multimedia Generation” CRN: 50800. For more information visit here.

Participants will learn how to teach economics to the multimedia generation. During this two-day interactive course, teachers will experiment with games, interactive media, social media to enhance economic learning, among other things. Participants are required to bring a laptop, iPad, or tablet. Participants who complete the course will receive a flash-drive of Virtual Economics 4.5*, containing over 1,400 K-12 lessons, developed by the national Council for Economic Education, a $160.00 value.

*This interactive tool helps you understand the most important concepts in economics and personal finance and find the right lessons to teach them at your grade level. Search a database of over 1,400 lessons by grade level, concept, national standards or state standards. Then view and print the lessons you want. The glossary also puts over 500 economics terms and definitions at your fingertips. 

June 22 - 26, 2015

Summer College for Kids: Cow-a-nomics

Students from Grades 3-5 will learn about economics by exploring and investigating ice cream making. The first day the students will receive a visit from Jilly the cow. They will learn while actually making ice cream. The last day there will be a tour to the Jilbert dairy plant with free ice cream at the end!

For more information and registration: Visit here or call 906-227-2002