James Madison University Center for Economic Education
Oct 06, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Grade Level: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
Potential Recertification Credits: 1
This Quick Hit virtual workshop features chapter books recounting the hardships of homelessness that work as survival stories while teaching basic economic concepts. The main character in these books are experiencing the very real problems of hunger, parental illness, limited resources, and social stigma. Their stories teach valuable life-lessons concerning choices, decision-making, and creative problem solving. Featured titles include Crenshaw, Stay, and Shelter. Workshop attendees will receive classroom-ready lessons and an annotated bibliography.
Fee: NO CHARGE
Instructor: Lynne F. Stover, Teacher Consultant, Lauren H. Shifflett, Associate Director,
Lauren H. Shifflett, Associate Director
Center for Economic Education
James Madison University
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