Julie Smith

Economics

Lafayette College

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (3)

Using cooperative peer editing to improve writing assignments in economics part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Cooperative Learning:Examples
This peer review of writing tool helps students improve their writing by asking their peers in the class to provide feedback in a constructive manner.

Send-a-problem: Making the connection between data and models part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Cooperative Learning:Examples
The send-a-problem activity helps students make a connection between real world data and theoretical models.

Think-pair-share: Functions of money part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Cooperative Learning:Examples
This cooperative learning activity helps students gain a deeper understanding of the three functions of money and provides practice applying those ideas to real-life items.