According to a recent Sports Illustrated article, 60 percent of former NBA players are financially broke within five years of retirement. In addition, 78% of former NFL players have gone bankrupt or are under financial stress within 2 years of retiring.
This workshop will focus on the relationship between economics and the world of sports, plus it will provide participants with engaging lessons for teaching economics concepts through the lens of sports.
Target Audience: 6-12 Teachers
Participants attending will receive:
- Six hours of ADE approved professional development
- Curriculum developed by the Georgia Council on Economic Education, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
- Lunch and snacks
- $50 stipend