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A collection of activities that will be developed during the April 2009 workshop.

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Recycle -- or not? A case from New York City part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
A case for the analysis of externalities (social costs and benefits) in the context of recycling. Drawn from a program in New York City.

Recycle -- or not? A case from New York City part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
A case for the analysis of externalities (social costs and benefits) in the context of recycling. Drawn from a program in New York City.

"Breakfast, Brainpower, and Connecting Disciplines" part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching:Examples
Activity to help students differentiate how disciplines focus on a problem.

"Breakfast, Brainpower, and Connecting Disciplines" part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching:Examples
Activity to help students differentiate how disciplines focus on a problem.

Writing Precise Explanations of Graphic/Tabular Display of Economic Data part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This assignment asks for short, precise explanations of economic data displayed in graphs and tables.

Writing Precise Explanations of Graphic/Tabular Display of Economic Data part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This assignment asks for short, precise explanations of economic data displayed in graphs and tables.

Writing Precise Explanations of Graphic/Tabular Display of Economic Data part of QuIRK:Curricular Materials:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This assignment asks for short, precise explanations of economic data displayed in graphs and tables.

Too many deer? A public hearing part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
Students reenact a public hearing to determine how to manage a deer herd that is overpopulated.

Retinitis pigmentosa: Genetic Eye Disease part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
By examining the progress of a genetic eye disease, students learn about eyes, genetic disorders, and neurons in this case designed for clickers and large lecture sections.

Aggregate Supply and Demand Selfies: Active Learning with Photo Submission part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Economics in Two-Year Colleges:Activities
In the classroom, students investigate shifts in aggregate supply and demand model. They work in groups to create large scale diagrams. Students submit photos of the impact different events have on the macroeconomy.