Grades 6-8, 9-12
Teachers will be able to:
- Explore the economic incentives and non-economic factors such as armed conflicts, persecution, and reuniting families that lead to migration.
- Describe the difference between skilled and unskilled workers.
- Compare and contrast the effects of immigration by skilled and unskilled workers.
- Analyze the overall economic effects of immigration and emigration on national economies.
- Define and discuss the causes and effects of ‘brain drain.’
- Illustrate the impact of immigration on wages using a supply and demand diagram in an optional extension activity.
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In this economics webinar, teachers will learn how to implement a lesson plan that covers the topic of immigration.
This webinar focuses on immigration, a major issue in the 2016 presidential election. Learn how to evaluate economic and non-economic factors of immigration by assuming the roles of people who are affected.
Grades K-2, 3-5