James Madison University Center for Economic Education
Jan 25, 2017
3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
127 West Bruce Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Grade Level: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Kindergarten
Potential Recertification Credits: 2
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 workshop provides educators with lessons and intructional materials to teach decision-making models and cost-benefit analyses to apply in everyday life.
Featured SOL Skills:
K.1h, 1.1h, 2.1h and 3.1h The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by using a decision-making model to make informed decisions.
VS.1h and USI.1h The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by using a decision-making model to identify the costs and benefits of a specific choice made.
Fee: NO CHARGE
Instructor: Lynne Stover, Associate Director for Programs
Lynne Stover, Associate Director for Programs
Center for Economic Education
James Madison University
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