Teacher Resources

 

 

 

Student Response System

 

Socrative.com

 

This is an excellent online platform to engage student in the classroom. It allows teachers to receive real-time results from multiple choice and short answers quizzes. You can also run course evaluations and run interactive games in class. The interface is also very robust, easy to navigate and provides teachers with an Excel template to efficiently import questions. Students can play using their laptops or smartphones.

 

Experiential and Active Learning

 

Classroom activity where students create their own:

Demand Curve

Supply Curve

 

Excel Activity: Production, Costs, and Perfect Competition

 

Zondle Team Play

 

This platform enables teachers to use an interactive game-based approach to teaching. It has been designed for use on IWBs (interactive whiteboards) or with computer projectors and screens. The game consists of user-designed multiple choice questions and is easy to implement in the classroom. Students can play using their laptops or smartphones.

 

  - Zondle Multiplayer Instructions

 

 

Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics

 

This site is an excellent resource for teachers wanting to learn innovative teaching strategies such as simulation games, experiments and interactive lectures.

 

Video Lectures

 

Khan Academy

 

 Great video lectures for economics and more.

 

Useful Tools

 

Excel Grading Rubric

 

A Macro Enabled Excel sheet that allows you to grade your students' presentations and print a report immediately afterwards.