Old Dominion University Center for Economic Education
Mar 02, 2020 - Apr 17, 2020
Registration Deadline: March 1, 2020
Grade Level: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 5, Kindergarten
Potential Recertification Credits: 25 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 3.0 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. See syllabus for exact dates and more details. Click here for syllabus.
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 $51.95).
Fee: NO CHARGE, however $40.00 refundable fee requiredRegistration 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:
Virginia Council on Economic Education
301 West Main Street, Box 844000
Richmond, Va 23284-4000
Instructor: Ruth Cookson, Director
Ruth Cookson, Director
Center for Economic Education
Old Dominion University
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