Workshop Description

Introduction to the Mini-Economy program

Project based learning at its best! Tap into the endless creativity of young students using a time-tested template that makes setting up your classroom economy simple.

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James Madison University Center for Economic Education

Oct 16, 2018
3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
220 University Boulevard
220 University Boulevard
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
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Grade Level: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
Potential Recertification Credits: 2

The Mini-Economy program is an experienced based program used to teach concepts of entrepreneurship, economics, and government in a classroom setting. Students immerse themselves in a classroom economy: applying for jobs, running businesses, paying taxes, making investments. This session will provide an overview of this program which enables your students to master essential economics principles while getting cross-curricular exposure to math, reading and writing. On top of invaluable teamwork and negotiation skills, students learn their role in the global marketplace.

The session will also share some classroom resources.


Fee: NO CHARGE


Instructor: John B. Kruggel, Associate Director
Contact Person:
John B. Kruggel, Associate Director
Center for Economic Education
James Madison University
540.568.3244
kruggejb@jmu.edu

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