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Thinking Globally: Effective Lessons for Teaching about the Interdependent World Economy

A Workshop for All K-12 Teachers

March 21st, 2006
Campus Center 214
SUNY Canton
Director: Marcellina Hamilton


Welcome -Pauline Graveline, Dean, Liberal Studies & Support Services

Education in the Caribbean - Professor P. Hamilton

  • Lesson I: Ten Basic Questions about Globalization
  • Lesson II: What is the International Monetary Fund and What Does it Do?
  • Lesson III: Why People Trade
  • Lesson IV: Absolute Advantage and Comparative Advantage
  • Lesson V: "Hey, Hey! Ho, Ho! Why Do We Need the WHO?"
  • Lesson VI: Why Are Some Nations Wealthy?
  • Lesson VII: Foreign Currencies and Foreign Exchange
  • Lesson VIII: Working with Foreign Exchange Rates


Distribution of Certificates

This workshop was sponsored by the IMF center in partnership with the National Council on Economic Education and the support of SUNY Canton.

Workshop Participants

Mary Aiken Edwards-Knox CSD
Kevin Albern Edwards-Knox CSD
Craig Bogart Colton-Pierrepont CSD
David Jones Beaver River CSD
Roger Keating Brushton-Moira CSD
Tammy Keating-Malark Northern Adirondack CSD
Jerrilyn Patton Governor CSD

Center for Economic Education
Marcellina Hamilton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, Ny 13617

Phone: 315-379-3938
Fax: 315-386-7933