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Embracing AI 2.0 To Enhance Econ Ed

  • Monday, April 24, 2023
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


The curriculum development team at the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) has assembled a pedagogically powerful panel to provide insights and applications for Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools in both secondary and college-level economics classrooms. This PD session will objectively benefit economics educators by providing AI classroom applications, AI-enhanced and student-centered instructional strategies, and will facilitate a moderated discussion. An informed panel of educators will share ideas and take questions as a continuation of FEE’s NAEE Conference demonstration. Attendees will see the latest tools to enhance educator productivity and learning outcomes, for the sake of promoting economic literacy. 




Joel Miller is a Curriculum Development Manager at the Foundation for Economic Education. He lives in Atlanta, GA and was a public educator for 14 years before joining FEE. He was awarded the 2020 John Morton Excellence in the Teaching of Economics Award by the Council for Economic Education. He enjoys being an active instructional leader in the economics teaching community. Joel aims to help young people learn economic reasoning and the timeless principles of liberty through development of educational programs and teaching resources.

Jamie Wagner received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and is a faculty member in the Economics Department at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She also directs the Center for Economic Education working with pre-service and K-12 teachers in the Omaha area. Dr. Wagner's research interests include economic education, economic pedagogy, and financial literacy. She is a dynamic speaker who demonstrates economics concepts through interactive activities including simulations, discussions, and games.

Jadrian Wooten is an award-winning educator and researcher. He is currently a Collegiate Associate Professor at Virginia Tech within the Department of Economics and is the author of Parks and Recreation and Economics. He also writes a weekly newsletter called the Monday Morning Economists. His academic research focuses on teaching pedagogy as well as sports and other labor-related issues. He is committed to developing teaching resources for university and high school economics instructors and is most well known for his work on the integration of media into the economics curriculum. 

Chris Cannon is Associate Director of the Georgia Council on Economic Education. He writes and conducts workshops for K-12 teachers around the state and at national conferences. Dr. Cannon creates K-12 lessons and activities on economic and personal finance topics. He also writes fundraising grants, develops online materials and videos, manages GCEE’s Rural Georgia Initiative, and coordinates the Personal Finance Challenge for students in Georgia.



Join us on April 25th, for this timely, engaging session!

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National Association of Economic Educators

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