Click here for the History and Social Science Standards of Learning and Curriculum Framework for 2015. The 2015 SOL added skills to be emphasized K-12. These include using economic reasoning to make informed decisions (Skill 1.h). Information on how to apply this skill can be found here.
Written by VCEE to accompany Dragons Decide: A Free Enterprise Coloring Book, K-3 teachers this Teacher’s Guide (lesson plans) covers most of the economics related concepts in Virginia’s Social Science SOL for grades K-3.
Reconsidering Wants and Needs, by Suzanne Gallagher and Shannon Hodges. Article and activities
Literature Econ Math Connections – A list of 21 children’s books (K-3) that reinforce Virginia’s K-3 Mathematics SOL and economics concepts in Social Science SOL. Compiled by GMU and JMU Centers for Economic Education.
Online Economics Lessons for Elementary Grades – Identified by JMU Center for Economic Education
VCEE Economic Educator Award Winners – with lesson plans
EconEdLink.org – online lessons, videos, interactives and current event connections
FederalReserveEducation.org – online lessons, videos and interactives developed by the Federal Reserve System for teachers