Virginia Commonwealth University

Workshop Description

From the Big Screen to the Classroom: Using Children’s Literature to Teach Economics

Learn how to teach economic concepts through popular upper elementary and middle school books that have been made into feature films.

Register Now
James Madison University Center for Economic Education

Nov 10, 2016
3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
J. Frank Hillyard Middle School
226 Hawks Hill Drive
Broadway, Virginia 22815
Get Directions
Grade Level: Grade 4, Grade 5, Middle School
Potential Recertification Credits: 2

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Giver, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid are examples of children’s literature that have recently been turned into feature films. This interactive session will feature interdisciplinary lessons and activities based on these popular titles. This workshop includes copies of classroom-ready lessons and door prizes.


Fee: NO CHARGE


Instructor: Lynne F. Stover
Contact Person:
Lynne F. Stover
Center for Economic Education
James Madison University
540-568-3248
stoverlf@jmu.edu

Register for From the Big Screen to the Classroom: Using Children’s Literature to Teach Economics

Registration is closed for this workshop.


By registering for this workshop, I agree to allow photography to be taken during the program and used by VCEE or affiliated Centers in their print materials or electronic images.

Our privacy policy: We will not sell or release this information to any party other than VCEE, an affiliated center for economic education, and, on occasion, the Council for Economic Education. In all cases, it will only be used to promote economic and financial education and provide you information about programs and resources supporting this education.

Yes, I'd like to help support statewide economic education!

Donate Now