Event Details

Complete this module to discover a variety of strategies for incorporating current events into your economics instruction.

You will receive ready-to-implement materials that will help you use news items to:

  • introduce instructional units
  • develop student understanding of key economic concepts
  • assess student proficiency

Finally, you will learn a few tricks for minimizing the time costs associated with this instructional approach.

This is an on-demand module. Once registered you will find the link in the confirmation email as well as on this event page. The module should take 60 minutes or less to complete. Within 5 days of completion you will be sent a certificate of professional development for one hour. 


  • Megan Kirts (Director of Educator Programs at Econiful)

    Megan Kirts

    Director of Educator Programs at Econiful

    Megan is a passionate economics educator with 17 years of classroom experience. She holds master’s degrees in Teaching and Teacher Education as well as Economics and Entrepreneurship for Educators.

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