Teacher Workshops

Grade 3 Workshops

Dragons Decide


Supporting Center: University of Lynchburg
Sep 20, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:00 am

K-2 teachers: Blend reading, art and economics concepts using this fun story about dragons.

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Cybersecurity, Economics, and Personal Finance


Supporting Center: Virginia Commonwealth University
Sep 21, 2018, 9:00 am - 3:45 pm

How do you avoid identity theft? What kinds of information and photos are least risky to post on social media? Answer these and other questions while also exploring basic concepts in economics and personal finance.

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Introduction to the Mini-Economy program


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Oct 16, 2018, 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

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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The Economics of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them


Supporting Center: University of Lynchburg
Oct 25, 2018, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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Fun and Games with Economic Concepts: Energizers for the Elementary Classroom


Supporting Center: University of Lynchburg
Nov 13, 2018, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Learning is more effective when it is an active rather than a passive process. – Kurt Lewin

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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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