Programs & Courses
Since 1982, over 2,000 teachers have participated in the Center's credit courses or workshops.
- The Louisiana Expansion
May 24, 2005
The Louisiana Expansion is an interdisciplinary unit that will bring
this historical event to life. The lessons in the unit offer a variety
of teaching strategies and activities that address economics and social
studies content and skills, communication skills and process skills.
This workshop will examine the instructional materials, teaching strategies
and participate in a demonstration lesson of the unit. Download flyer.
Dates: May 24, 2005
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: University of Hawai`i at Manoa,Saunders Hall, room
Parking: Parking is available on the UH campus after 4:00
p.m. for $3.00
*Limited travel scholarships available for Neighbor Island participants.
Target Audience: Upper Elementary and Middle School teachers who teach United States History. Limited to the 20 participants
Workshop Fee: $5 fee includes a copy of the curriculum material and light dinner. Checks payable to HCEE must be received by May 20, 2005. Purchase Orders will be accepted. Vendor number is 102538.
Registration: Call the Center for Economic Education at 956-7009 to register for the course or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: May 20, 2005
Sponsors: Hawai`i Council on Economic Education & Mary D. and Walter F. Frear Eleemosynary Trust
- Enriching the Curriculum Through Economics
ITE 588H, (2 credits)
Event #1173 Professional Development (2 credits)
June 27 - July 1, 2005
This course is designed to help elementary teachers understand the
basic principles and concepts of economics to teach in grades K-6,
support the Hawai`i Economics Content Performance Standards (HCPSII)
in their instruction; learn ways to meet the economics criteria of
the Standards-Based report card. In addition, teachers will learn
ways to integrate economics with other subject areas such as language
arts, life skills, and mathematics; and examine instructional materials
and teaching strategies to teach economics in the elementary classroom.
Dates: June 27 - July 1, 2005
To register for the course, see Registration.
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Fern Elementary School, 1121 Middle Street, Honolulu,
For more information about the program, see Instructional
Plan, Course Flyer, Learning
Limited Neighbor Island airfare scholarships & stipends available
on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call the Center (956-7009) for
Sponsors: The United States Department of Education, Office of Innovation and
Improvement; Hawai`i Council on Economic Education; and the Hawaii
State Department of Education.