Virginia Commonwealth University

Workshop Description

K-5 Economics and Personal Finance Online Course

Deepen your economic and financial knowledge and learn relevant and engaging ways to teach it to K-5 students, all in the comfort of your home.

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Old Dominion University Center for Economic Education

Feb 05, 2018 - Mar 19, 2018
12:00 am
Registration Deadline: January 17, 2018
Grade Level: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 5, Kindergarten
Potential Recertification Credits: 23 includes 3 optional hours

This six week online course is a great opportunity to deepen your understanding of all of the K-5 economic and personal finance concepts in Virginia’s Standards of Learning while also giving you things to think about in terms of your own personal finances.  It includes five modules designed to take 3 to 4.0 hours a week: Orientation; Making Good Decisions; Producing and Earning; Savings; and Investing.  A sixth module (Using Credit) is optional, but can be undertaken for an additional 3 hours.

The course includes pedagogy and teaching demonstrations from experienced elementary teachers(grade bands K-2 and 3-5 separated) and identification of grade-level appropriate resources that are classroom ready.

Teachers will receive a flash drive containing K-12 lessons from Financial Fitness for Life from the national Council for Economic Education which includes teacher guides and student workbooks with ready-to-go lessons to bring into your classroom (priced at $54.95).


Fee: NO CHARGE, however $40.00 refundable fee required

Registration is not complete until a check payable to VCEE for a $40.00 refundable deposit is received. The deposit will be returned uncashed after you complete the workshop. Mail the check to:

Page Ritter
Virginia Council on Economic Education
301 West Main Street
Richmond, Virginia 23284-4000


Instructor: Ruth Cookson
Contact Person:
Ruth Cookson
Center for Economic Education
Old Dominion University
757.683.5570
rcookson@odu.edu

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