Teacher Workshops

Grade 1 Workshops

Intro to Economic Content & Pedagogy (VT Elementary Preservice)


Supporting Center: Virginia Tech
Nov 27, 2018, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This program is designed to introduce preservice teachers to basic economic concepts, skills, and research-based instructional practices for elementary grades.

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Playful Economics


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Nov 28, 2018, 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Teach your students economic concepts using modelling clay and fun hands-on activities!

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Virginia Reads One Book


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Dec 04, 2018, 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Learn how to build your student’s entrepreneurial spirit by following the crazy adventures of Cleo Edison Oliver.

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Performance-Based Assessments Across K-12 Subjects: Essential Skills in Economics


Supporting Center: University of Lynchburg
Dec 10, 2018, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

You don’t have to be an expert in [economics], but having the ability to think the way these experts do will help you tremendously. –Bill Gates (2017), Microsoft Co-founder

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Cleo Edison Oliver – Virginia Reads One Book


Supporting Center: University of Lynchburg
Jan 22, 2019, 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Want to connect your economic instruction to new children’s literature selections, then this workshop is for you.

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