In-Person Workshops

Join SC Economics for 5 or more events this fall and earn $100! 

South Carolina K-12 teachers who attend 5 or more events (virtual or in-person) with SC Economics during the Fall of 2023 will be eligible to receive $100, issued at the end of the semester. Register today. Space is limited!  If you have any questions, please contact sarah.ostergaard@moore.sc.edu

InvestQuest:
How to Bring the
Stock Market Game
to your Classroom

Want to implement the stock market in your classroom but don't know where to start? SMG InvestQuest is SIFMA Foundation’s newest free, fun, and informative investing experience emphasizing diversification and long-term investing over a simulated 5-year period at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Join us on August 29, 2023 for our in-person workshop in Columbia, SC! During this hands-on workshop, you will learn more about this new resource, the original Stock Market Game, and investing basics to be able to enter your students in this exciting contest.  

This workshop will focus on grades 4-12 , but is open to all teachers. SC teachers that attend will receive resources, lunch, up to 5 hours of recertification credit, and a substitute reimbursement sent to your school upon request. 

Space is limited. Sign up today at https://forms.gle/rPPzWCAtWJqKasL49.

If you have any questions, email sarah.ostergaard@moore.sc.edu

The Economics of Housing and Policies

In collaboration with our partners FEE, the GCEE, and the Riley Institute at Furman University, this workshop will feature "The Economics of Housing and Policy," where we will explore the historical barriers that continue to influence the present, and more importantly, shape the future. This workshop will focus on grades 6-12 content, but all are welcome. SC teachers that attend will receive resources, lunch, up to 5 hours of recertification credit, a substitute reimbursement sent to your school upon request, and a $75 Amazon gift card incentive

Space is limited. Sign up today at https://forms.gle/rPPzWCAtWJqKasL49

If you have any questions, email sarah.ostergaard@moore.sc.edu.

SC Finance Forum

Do you want to teach your students relevant lessons to help them become financially prepared for the future? Then, the SC Finance Forum is for you! Open to all SC teachers, grades K-12, the SC Finance Forum will provide a total of 30 sessions spread over five timeframes in one day. Participants select sessions based on their teaching needs. Attendees receive lunch and 5 rectification hours, plus tons of free resources from our partners. Visit www.scfinanceforum.org for more information. 

Space is limited. Sign up today at https://forms.gle/PrHi2dkW1tHjweUm9

If you have any questions, email Rhonda.Fulmer@moore.sc.edu.

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Bus Tour: South Carolina Ports

ThursdayJuly 20 8 am - 4 pm

Join SC Economics on Thursday, July 20th as we take a group of teachers to visit the South Carolina Ports in Charleston, SC. The tour will include transportation to and from Columbia, a tour of the Wando-Welch Terminal, informational sessions from several SC Ports employees, classroom application and resources by SC Economics, lunch, and 8 recertification credit. We will leave Columbia, SC at 8 am and return by 4 pm. In addition, you can meet us in Charleston if it is closer. If you have any questions, email Chandler.Jordan@moore.sc.edu

Understanding Global Economic Issues

Wednesday, March 29 9 am - 3 pm Columbia, SC

Why do people trade – across city lines, state lines, or national borders?  Are we better off with or without trade?  Will trade hurt or benefit certain groups of people?  How do some nations try to distort trade patterns? These questions and many more are incorporated into the various lessons and case studies that serve as the basis for Understanding Global Economic Issues lead by Don Fell of the Foundation for Teaching Economics.  Teachers who attend will receive resources, lunch, up to 5 hours of recertification credit, a substitute reimbursement sent to your school, and a $100 incentive. Email Chandler.Jordan@moore.sc.edu if you have any questions. 

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