Workshop Description

Mini-Economy: Creating a Memorable Classroom Experience

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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University of Lynchburg Center for Economic Education

Jun 04, 2018 - Jun 06, 2018
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Perrymont Elementary School
409 Perrymont Ave
Lynchburg, VA 24502
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Grade Level: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
Potential Recertification Credits: 18

The Mini-Economy is an experienced-based program used to teach entrepreneurship, economics and government. Students immerse themselves in a classroom economy: applying for jobs, running businesses, paying taxes, making investments. Your students will 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.

Participants will receive a number of engaging, classroom ready lessons and activities for grades 3 -5.  The institute also identifies performance assessments for grade 3.

Participants who attend the entire institute and successfully pass a test will be acknowledged as VCEE Certified Economic Educator: Mini-Economy.

Lunch and refreshments provided.


Fee: NO CHARGE


Instructor: Rebecca Booth, Director
Contact Person:
Rebecca Booth, Director
Center for Economic Education
University of Lynchburg
434.544.8791
booth.r@lynchburg.edu

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