Teacher Workshops

Grade 5 Workshops

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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The Stock Market Game™: Proven Experience-Based Learning


Supporting Center: George Mason University
Jan 29, 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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The Stock Market Game™: Proven Experience-Based Learning


Supporting Center: University of Virginia’s College at Wise
Jan 31, 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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Cleo Edison Oliver – Virginia Reads One Book


Supporting Center: University of Lynchburg
Feb 12, 2019, 8:00 am - 9:00 am

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

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Cleo Edison Oliver – Virginia Reads One Book


Supporting Center: University of Lynchburg
Feb 20, 2019, 8:00 am - 9:00 am

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

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Virginia Reads One Book: Cleo Edison Oliver, Playground Millionaire


Supporting Center: Virginia Commonwealth University
Feb 20, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Want to help your students get the most from reading “Cleo Edison Oliver, Playground MIllionaire?” This session will provide some quick classroom activities as well as economic and personal finance lessons you can use with your students.

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Energy, Economics, and the Environment


Supporting Center: University of Lynchburg
Feb 26, 2019, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Challenge your students to analyze energy and environment issues from an economic perspective.

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K-5 Economics and Personal Finance Online Course


Supporting Center: Old Dominion University
Mar 04, 2019 - Apr 14, 2019, 12:00 am

Deepen your economic and financial knowledge and learn relevant and engaging ways to teach it to K-5 students, all in the comfort of your home.

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CYBERSECURITY, ECONOMICS, AND PERSONAL FINANCE


Supporting Center: University of Lynchburg
Mar 14, 2019, 8:30 am - 3:30 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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VCU/VCEE Mini-Economy Market Day


Supporting Center: Virginia Commonwealth University
Mar 26, 2019, 9:15 am - 12:30 pm

Register now for the VCU/VCEE Mini-Economy Market Day! This culminating event brings it all together for students as they trade their goods and services in an open market.

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Economics and the Arts


Supporting Center: Virginia Commonwealth University
Apr 09, 2019, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come explore how art explains economics, and economics explains art!

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Video Game Economics


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Apr 09, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Turn student games into your tools with this session on using video games to teach economics.  Learn about the costs of developing a successful video game.  How to use Minecraft to teach about productive resources.  How Fortnite can teach about opportunity cost.  Using Pokemon Go to teach about scarcity and other concepts that can be illustrated through the gaming industry.

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Play-dough Economics


Supporting Center: University of Lynchburg
Apr 09, 2019, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Teach your students economic concepts using modeling clay and fun hands-on activities.

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Performance-Based Assessments Across K-12 Subjects: Essential Skills in Economics (Encore Session)


Supporting Center: University of Lynchburg
Jun 18, 2019, 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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