Workshop Description

Make an Economic Choice – the Decision-Making Skill (K-3 Module 1)

Review the new decision-making skill for K-3 – Social Studies SOL K.1h, 1.1h, 2.1h and 3.1h. Lesson demonstrations and materials provided.

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Old Dominion University Center for Economic Education

Nov 10, 2016
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
ODU Tri-Cities Higher Education Center
1070 University Blvd.
Portsmouth, VA 23703
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Grade Level: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Kindergarten
Potential Recertification Credits: 3

Economics is the study of how individuals, producers, governments and other groups make decisions when faced with a scarcity of resources. Helping students make rational decisions based on facts rather than emotion is an important life skill. This module will provide teachers with decision-making models and cost-benefit analyses as they apply to everyday life. Lessons and refreshments provided.

SOL Skills K.1, 1.1, 2.1 and 3.1   The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship h) using a decision-making model to make informed decisions;

This is the first Module of the K-3 Economics Institute.  For more information


Instructor: Ruth Cookson, Program Manager
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Ruth Cookson, Program Manager
Center for Economic Education
Old Dominion University

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