Workshops : Workshop Leader's Guide

The purpose of this online guide is to help state Councils for Economic Education and university Centers for Economic Education to provide professional development for teachers so they can effectively use Virtual Economics 4.0 in their classrooms. But the materials here also are useful to teachers.

The entire guide is available in PDF format, or you can download the individual sections of the guide in PDF and/or Word formats using the links from the table of contents.

New Features

New Features Video
Length: 5:00
This video shows the new features of Virtual Economics 4.0.
New Features PDF
Size: 44 KB
This PDF shows a detailed list of the new features of Virtual Economics 4.0.
New Features PowerPoint
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Size: 6.3 MB | 5.9 MB
This PowerPoint shows the new features of Virtual Economics 4.0.

Overview of Virtual Economics 4.0

Virtual Economics 4.0 Overview
Length: 4:30
This video shows an overview of Virtual Economics 4.0.
Virtual Economics 4.0 PowerPoint
Size: 38.4 MB
This PowerPoint shows an overview of Virtual Economics 4.0.

Guide

Workshop Leader Guide
Size: 1.4 MB
This PDF shows a detailed list of the new features of Virtual Economics 4.0.
Foreword: (PDF - 57 KB) 2
Part I:
Organizing the Workshop (PDF - 42 KB) 3
  Scheduling (PDF - 62 KB) 4
  Marketing and Recruiting (PDF - 425 KB) 8
  Public Relations (PDF - 59 KB) 10
Part II:
Conducting the Workshop (PDF - 54 KB) 13
 
Sample flier (Word - 464 KB)
 
  Sample Full-Day Workshop Agenda (PDF - 56 KB) 14
  Registration, Welcome, Introduction & Workshop Objecives (PDF - 71 KB) 15
  Introducing Virtual Economics® (PDF - 58 KB) 22
  Exploring Virtual Economics® (PDF - 237 KB) 23
 
Scavenger Hunt Questions (PDF - 59 KB)
Scavenger Hunt Answers (PDF - 220 KB)
 
  Teaching with Virtual Economics® (PDF - 68 KB) 29
  Planning across the Curriclum with Virtual Economics® (PDF - 72 KB) 32
  Implementing State Standards with Virtual Economics® (PDF - 66 KB) 35
  Answering Frequently Asked Questions (PDF - 670 KB) 38
  Wrap-Up and Evaluation (PDF - 70 KB) 45
 
Workshop Evaluation (PDF - 56 KB)
46

Additional Files

  Virtual Economics Activity (PDF - 42 KB)  
  Virtual Economics Search Tips (PDF - 37 KB)  

 

 

 

 

 

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