Virginia Council on Economic Education
 
 
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Color the Economic Concepts Contest
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Elementary teachers: your students can demonstrate knowledge of economic concepts in a creative way!  
 
Students design a poster of any of the economic concepts included in the Virginia SOLs.  8 state winners receive a Virginia529 inVEST (inVEST) account with initial balance of $100. Made possible by Virginia529 College Savings Plan, a 529 plan is a tax-advantaged investment plan designed to encourage saving for future qualified higher education expenses.  Winning art work will be posted on VCEE's website.  
 
To qualify, postmark student entries by Wednesday, May 1, 2015  
 

Possible topics include:  
barter; consumers/producers; choices/decision-making; credit; entrepreneurs; goods/services; interdependence; jobs; money/savings; opportunity cost; products and industries of Virginia; resources: human, natural and capital; scarcity; specialization; trade; and wants.
 
 

 
Entries must be studentsí original work and in compliance with all rules on entry form.  
Download form here and mail to your nearest VCEE Center for Economic Education.  
 
For more information or to receive a FREE classroom set of posters, contact Page Ritter fpritter@vcu.edu or (804)828-1627.  



 

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Color the economic
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Important Dates
Postmark Student entries due by
May 1, 2015
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