Macroeconomics

David Burgin

Burgin, David

David began his teaching career in 1990 and is currently teaching AP Microeconomics and AP Macroeconomics at Science Hill High School in Johnson City, TN.  He has been an AP Microeconomics Reader since 2005 where he has served as a Reader, Table Leader, and Question Leader.  From 2014-2018, he served on the AP Microeconomics Test Development Committee and was involved in the rearticulation of the Course and Exam Description for AP Microeconomics.  David has his Educational Doctorate from East Tennessee State University where he currently works with preservice Teachers as an Adjunct Professor.  He has served as a content reviewer for Khan Academy, wrote supplemental materials for the Krugman text, and presented at various conferences including the AP Annual Conference at the St Louis Fed and the AP Annual Conference in Anaheim.  David is married to his lovely wife, Martha and they have one daughter named Lindsay who is studying Early Childhood Development.

Course Description

Agenda

Five-Day Course- July 12-16, 2021 (all times are PST)
Day 1: Monday

8:00-8:30        Gather/Introductions

8:30 – 9:30      Course design/AP Classroom

9:30-10:30      Content Session – Basic Concepts

10:30-11:30    Active Learning Strategy – Absolute & Comparative Advantage

11:30-12:30    Lunch

12:30-1:30      Active Learning Strategy – Circular Flow

1:30-2:30        Content Session – Basic Concepts

2:30-3:30        Teaching Strategies – Textbooks and Supplementals

3:30-4:00        Daily wrap up

Day 2: Tuesday

8:00-8:30        Gather/Agenda

8:30 – 9:30      Course design/AP Classroom

9:30-10:30      Content Session – Economic Indicators/Business Cycles

10:30-11:30    Active Learning Strategy – Market Equilibrium

11:30-12:30    Lunch

12:30-1:30      Active Learning Strategy – Classical

1:30-2:30        Content Session – National Income/Classical Model

2:30-3:30        Teaching Strategies/Online Sims

3:30-4:00        Daily wrap up

Day 3: Wednesday

8:00-8:30        Gather/Agenda

8:30 – 9:30      Course design/AP Classroom

9:30-10:30      Content Session – Fiscal Policy

10:30-11:30    Active Learning Strategy – Multipliers

11:30-12:30    Lunch

12:30-1:30      Active Learning Strategy

1:30-2:30        Content Session – Financial Sector

2:30-3:30        Teaching Strategies/Multiple Choice

3:30-4:00        Daily wrap up

Day 4: Thursday

8:00-8:30        Gather/Agenda

8:30 – 9:30      Course design/AP Classroom

9:30-10:30      Content Session – Long Run Consequences

10:30-11:30    Active Learning Strategy – Phillips Curve

11:30-12:30    Lunch

12:30-1:30      Active Learning Strategy – Balance of Payments

1:30-2:30        Content Session – Open Economy/International Trade/Fx

2:30-3:30        Teaching Strategies/Scoring FRQ’s

3:30-4:00        Daily wrap up

Day 5: Friday

8:00-8:30        Gather/Agenda

8:30 – 9:30      FRQ Scoring/Round Robin

9:30-10:30      Discuss

10:30-11:30    Wrap up/Course Evaluation

11:30               Dismiss