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Making an Economic Choice: The New Social Studies SOL 1h

Looking for ways to teach decision-making skills in the new social studies SOL 1.h? Then this workshop is for you.

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James Madison University Center for Economic Education

Jan 25, 2017
3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Ice House
127 West Bruce Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
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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
Contact Person:
Lynne Stover, Associate Director for Programs
Center for Economic Education
James Madison University
540.568.3248
stoverlf@jmu.edu

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