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“T” is for Titanic: Lessons Learned on a Sinking Ship The RMS Titanic was thought to be unsinkable. However, on the night of April 14, 1912, it struck an iceberg and sank. Students will be fascinated by the many economic concepts that came into play as the passengers made life saving decisions. Featured concepts include scarcity, choices, productive resources, and social status. Presenter: Lynne Farrell Stover Lynne Farrell Stover is currently a Teacher Consultant at the James Madison University Center for Economic Education. Prior to this, she spent thirty-three years in public education where she enjoyed various teaching assignments including classroom teacher, gifted education specialist, and librarian. She is the author of over fifty educational articles and eight teacher resource books including From the Big Screen to the Classroom: Using Movies to Teach in the Content Areas (Pieces of Learning, 2016).
The Council for Economic Education is pleased to offer free professional development webinars for teachers nationwide. The webinars cover multiple topics on how to integrate personal finance and economics in the classroom and create a fun learning experience for your students. When you attend the webinar(s), you will leave with relevant lessons, resources and tools that can be implemented the next day.