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Economics HSC & Preliminary Teachers webinar (Zoom)

For experienced or first-year out teacher

Reinvigorate your love of teaching and learn additional skills to motivate your students



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Webinar 1:Teaching Economics effectively

Three one-hour zoom workshop

Learn how how to create an exhilarating learning environment for teaching Economics and learn how to teach your Economics students the skills to -

  1. Construct summarises - students often don’t have the experience to construct useful notes; resulting in lengthy unproductive summaries
  2. Produce summaries that are usable exam inputs
  3. Study effectively
  4. Use class time effectively
  5. Develop and apply useful memory aids and mindmaps to answer directional questions, such as the effects of a higher budget deficit on the economy
  6. Perform well in the different style of exam questions 
    • - Multiple choice question
    • - Short answer responses
    • - Extended responses
  7. Write an effective essay/extended response. Students underperform in constructing well-balanced essays. To give you the confidence to answer extended response questions the following areas will be explored 
    • - The ‘directive/action verbs’ and how they change the focus of your answer
    • - How to allocate time between the sections in the exam
    • - How to format your responses
    • - How to prepare plans for extended response at home
    • - How to prepare plans for extended response under exam conditions
    • - How to write introductions and conclusions
    • - How to make your written response sophisticated
    • - How you can effectively construct logical arguments in your essays
    • - Apply contemporary economic issues

 

Webinar 2: Topic 4: Economic policies and management

Focus  

  1.  Develop and apply useful memory aids and mindmaps to answer directional questions, such as the effects of a higher budget deficit on the economy
  2. This course explores how best students should respond to the different style of exam questions 
    • - Multiple choice question
    • - Short answer responses
    • - Extended responses
  3. For an extended response question on Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy or MER a plan for the answer will be developed. The focus will be on constructing well-balanced answers by focusing on 
    • - The ‘directive/action verbs’ and how they change the focus of your answer
    • - How to allocate time between the sections in the exam
    • - How to format your responses
    • - How to prepare plans for extended response at home
    • - How to prepare plans for extended response under exam conditions
    • - How to write introductions and conclusions
    • - How to make your written response sophisticated
    • - How you can effectively construct logical arguments in your essays
    • - Apply contemporary economic issues

Three one-hour zoom workshop

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Cost: $90. Three one-hour group zoom workshop

Cost: $120 per hour in a private zoom workshop



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