Teacher Workshops

Grade 5 Workshops

The Stock Market Game™: Proven Experience-Based Learning


Supporting Center: George Mason University
Sep 20, 2018, 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Thinking of bringing the Stock Market Game™ to your 4th-12th grade class? This workshop helps make the most out of the experience – learning how to play the game as well as how to integrate this teaching tool into your existing classroom curriculum.

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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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Webinar: Stock Market Game™ Boot Camp


Supporting Center: Old Dominion University
Sep 22, 2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn all about the Stock Market Game™ and the valuable teaching tool it can be for students in grades 4 – 12 from the comfort of your computer.

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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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Fundamentals of Environmental Economics


Supporting Center: Virginia Commonwealth University
Oct 30, 2018, 8:45 am - 3:30 pm

Why do people pollute? What are the best ways to deal with pollution? And how can I teach these important issues to my students? This one-day program uses the power of economics to answer pressing environmental questions.

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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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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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The Stock Market Game™: Proven Experience-Based Learning


Supporting Center: Virginia Tech
Jan 15, 2019, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Thinking of bringing the Stock Market Game™ to your 4th-12th grade class? This workshop helps make the most out of the experience – learning how to play the game as well as how to integrate this teaching tool into your existing classroom curriculum.

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The Stock Market Game™: Proven Experience-Based Learning


Supporting Center: Old Dominion University
Jan 16, 2019, 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Thinking of bringing the Stock Market Game™ to your 4th-12th grade class? This workshop helps make the most out of the experience – learning how to play the game as well as how to integrate this teaching tool into your existing classroom curriculum.

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Webinar: Understanding the Stock Market Game™ from the Student’s Perspective


Supporting Center: Old Dominion University
Jan 22, 2019, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Take a tour of the student Stock Market Game™ website and experience the game from your student’s perspective

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Webinar: Tour the SMG Teacher Support Center


Supporting Center: Old Dominion University
Jan 23, 2019, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Don’t reinvent the wheel. Learn about the resources available in the Teacher Support Center provided by the Stock Market Game™.

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The Stock Market Game™: Proven Experience-Based Learning


Supporting Center: University of Lynchburg
Jan 24, 2019, 4:30 am - 7:30 pm

Thinking of bringing the Stock Market Game™ to your 4th-12th grade class? This workshop helps make the most out of the experience – learning how to play the game as well as how to integrate this teaching tool into your existing classroom curriculum.

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Webinar: Stock Market Game™ Boot Camp


Supporting Center: Old Dominion University
Jan 26, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn all about the Stock Market Game™ and the valuable teaching tool it can be for students in grades 4 – 12 from the comfort of your computer.

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