James Madison University Center for Economic Education
Jul 19, 2021 - Aug 27, 2021
Registration Deadline: July 13, 2021
Grade Level: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Kindergarten
Potential Recertification Credits: 22 (Optional 3 additional credits 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).
Appalachian Power | Member One Federal Credit Union | Pacific Life Foundation
Bank of America | State Farm | Truist Foundation | Virginia Bankers Association Education Foundation | Virginia Credit Union | Virginia Lottery | Virginia Society of CPAs | Wells Fargo
Fee: NO CHARGE
Instructor: Lynne Stover, JMU CEE Teacher Consultant & Anne Chamberlin, University of Lynchburg CEE Center Director
Lynne Stover, Teacher Consultant
Center for Economic Education
James Madison University
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