George Mason University Center for Economic Education
Mar 15, 2021 - Apr 23, 2021
Registration Deadline: March 12, 2021
Grade Level: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 5, Kindergarten
Potential Recertification Credits: 25 Optional 3 additional hours available
This six week online course is a great opportunity to deepen your understanding of all of the K-5 economic and personal finance concepts in Virginia’s Standards of Learning while also giving you things to think about in terms of your own personal finances. It includes five modules designed to take 3 to 4.0 hours a week: Orientation; Making Good Decisions; Producing and Earning; Savings; and Investing. A sixth module (Using Credit) is optional, but can be undertaken for an additional 3 hours.
The course includes pedagogy and teaching demonstrations from experienced elementary teachers(grade bands K-2 and 3-5 separated) and identification of grade-level appropriate resources that are classroom ready.
Teachers will receive a flash drive containing K-12 lessons from Financial Fitness for Life from the national Council for Economic Education which includes teacher guides and student workbooks with ready-to-go lessons to bring into your classroom (priced at $51.95).
Fee: NO CHARGE
Instructor: O. Kate Scott, Associate Director
O. Kate Scott, Associate Director
Center for Economic Education
George Mason University
Register for K-5 Economics and Personal Finance Online Course
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