Workshop Description

Empowering Young Entrepreneurs: Cultivating an Entrepreneurial Mindset Across Grades 6-12 Subjects

Cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset in grades 6-12 students through real-life activities, multidisciplinary projects, chapter books, articles, videos, and more.

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Virginia Tech Center for Economic Education

Jun 06, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grade Level: High School, Middle School, Post-high School
Potential Recertification Credits: 1

Join us for this webinar on how to enhance grades 6-12 instruction across subjects by cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset in students. After briefly setting the stage with research-based reasons to teach entrepreneurship, participants practice “thinking like an entrepreneur.” Participants also explore ways to use entrepreneurship concepts, skills, and mindsets as real-world contexts for teaching math, English, science, social studies, economics, and personal finance while simultaneously increasing student engagement and achievement. Recommended age-appropriate, classroom-ready, grades 6-12 entrepreneurship resources included (e.g., videos, hands-on lessons, chapter books, articles, etc.).



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Registered Virginia participants will receive an email with a link to join the national webinar.

Instructor: Cheryl A. Ayers, Ph.D., Co-Director
Contact Person:
Cheryl A. Ayers, Ph.D., Co-Director
Center for Economic Education
Virginia Tech

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