Apr 30, 2015
Kim Holder is an
economics educator from the University of Western Georgia and
teaches principles of macro and micro. Kim is passionate about
economics, music, media, pop-culture and sports and loves using
technology and social media in the classroom to get her students
excited about learning. Kim is founder of Rockonomix, an
inter-university contest held in the USA that encourages students
to compose economic-themed lyrics to a popular song.
- how Kim
Holder uses music to assess her students taking micro and macro
Kim's passion for economics and how she uses sports to explain
- how you
can become an ‘Economic Rockstar’ in the annual Rockonomix
- how to
motivate students to study economics.
selfies and memes can make students aware of economics around
Kim’s decision to study economics because of true love.
Kim's summer course ‘Economics Is Everywhere’ which
introduces you to micro and macro, as well as personal
- about the
Centre for Economic Education at University of West
Georgia and how it is for the wider community and not just for
- how K-12
teachers can avail of the workshops put on by the Centre for
Economic Education at University of West Georgia.
- about Pop
Econ and why more should be done to introduce it to students at a
principles of micro and macro level.
students should be pushed to seek out economic themes in
- how to use
Twitter for the classroom and the best practices to communicate
- what Kim’s
top 3 movies are that contain economic themes.
importance of financial literacy for students who are faced with
taking out college loans.
- how Kim
Holder escaped poverty through education.
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