Teacher Workshops

Grade 5 Workshops

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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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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Mini-Economy: Creating a Memorable Classroom Experience


Supporting Center: Virginia Commonwealth University
Jul 16, 2019 - Jul 18, 2019, 8:45 am - 3:30 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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Mini-Economy: Creating a Memorable Classroom Experience


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 24, 2019, 8:45 am - 3:30 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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