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Programs & Courses

Since 1982, over 2,000 teachers have participated in the Center's credit courses or workshops.

Summer 2005:

  • 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 541
    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 cee@hawaii.edu

    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
    Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Location: Fern Elementary School, 1121 Middle Street, Honolulu, HI

    To register for the course, see Registration.

    For more information about the program, see Instructional Plan, Course Flyer, Learning Results Portfolio.

    Limited Neighbor Island airfare scholarships & stipends available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call the Center (956-7009) for more information.

    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.