Poverty and Inequality
in Canada and Around the World
Presented by Kim Holder and
Kim Holder and Scott Niederjohn will highlight the lesson plans in "Understanding Poverty & Inequality in Canada and Around the World" which was written to help high school teachers introduce these topics to their students. We will demonstrate how we break down barriers and get the conversation flowing and lead interactive lessons with our students to open your classroom to fact-based discussions around these topics.
Kim is the Director of the University of West Georgia’s (UWG) Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy and Senior Lecturer of Economics in the Richards College of Business (RCOB). She’s an alumna of UWG and Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. Her work in economics education has been recognized most recently by the 1st Place Best in Class Award (2015) by the National Economics Teaching Association and the Rising Star Award (2016) and Abbejean Kehler Technology Award (2020) by the National Association of Economics Educators and the 2020 Center Director of the Year by the Georgia Council on Economic Education. Kim served as a founding advisory board member of the Journal of Economics Teaching, she is a trustee board member for the UWG Athletic Foundation, and is a board member focused on economic education for the Association of Private Enterprise Education and the Journal of Private Enterprise.
Scott is a Professor of Economics and Director of the Free Enterprise Center at Concordia University in Mequon, WI. Professor Niederjohn is a widely known scholar in the areas of economic education and public policy analysis. Nr. Niederjohn has published more than eighty journal articles, book chapters, monographs, reports and curricular materials. Professor Niederjohn is also the co-author of three books: Economic Episodes in American History, Teachers Can Be Financially Fit: Economists' Advice for Educators, and Economic Episodes in Civics and American Government. Niederjohn serves on the Wisconsin Governor's Council for Financial Literacy and has received the Governor's Financial Literacy Award in 2011, 2012, 2015, and 2018.
Join us on February 21st for this engaging session!
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