Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Economic Education
Jul 16, 2019 - Jul 18, 2019
8:45 am - 3:30 pm
Virginia Commonwealth University, Snead Hall
301 W. Main St.
Richmond, Virginia 23284-4000
Grade Level: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Middle School
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 world marketplace.
Participants will receive a number of engaging, classroom ready lessons and activities for grades 3 through middle school. The institute also includes 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, however $0.00 refundable fee requiredRegistration is not complete until a check payable to VCEE for a $0.00 refundable deposit is received. The deposit will be returned uncashed after you complete the workshop. Mail the check to:
Attention: Page Ritter
Virginia Council on Economic Education
301 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23284
Instructor: Stephen H. Day, PhD, Director
Stephen H. Day, PhD, Director
Center for Economic Education
Virginia Commonwealth University
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