Workshop Description

K-3 Elementary Economics Institute

Looking for creative ways to cover all K-3 economics related SOL? This institute is for you.

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George Mason University Center for Economic Education

Jun 29, 2016 - Jun 30, 2016
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Alexandria City Public Schools
1340 Braddock Place
Alexandria, VA 22314
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Grade Level: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Kindergarten
Potential Recertification Credits: 12 hours

This Institute allows teachers to experience methods for teaching all of the K-3 elementary economics related Standards of Learning in a manner that is hands-on, effective, and fun. Designed to strengthen and deepen a teacher’s understanding of these concepts, it also provides a variety of resources ready for use in the classroom, including lessons, simulations, and demonstrations linked to children’s literature, both classic and new.

Participants who successfully complete the 12 instructional hours will be eligible for 12 hours of recertification credits and recognition as a VCEE Certified Economics Educator: K-3.

Participants receive a number of resources for use in the classroom.  Many have a cross-curricular focus and include suggestions for linking concepts to classic and new children’s literature.

Morning refreshments and lunch provided.


Fee: NO CHARGE


Instructor: Rachel Powell, Program Coordinator
Contact Person:
Rachel Powell, Program Coordinator
Center for Economic Education
George Mason University
703.314.0226
rpowell2@gmu.edu

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