George Mason University Center for Economic Education
Jul 06, 2022 - Jul 08, 2022
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Registration Deadline: June 29, 2022
University of Mary Washington – Stafford campus
University Hall, 121 University Blvd.
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406
Grade Level: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Middle School
Potential Recertification Credits: 18
The Mini-Economy is an experienced-based program used to teach entrepreneurship, economics and government. Students immerse themselves in a classroom economy: applying for jobs, running businesses, paying taxes, making investments. Your students will master essential economics principles while getting cross-curricular exposure to math, reading and writing. On top of invaluable teamwork and negotiation skills, students learn their role in the global marketplace.
Participants will receive a number of engaging, classroom ready lessons and activities for grades 3 through middle school. The institute also identifies performance assessments for grade 3.
Participants who attend the entire institute and successfully pass a test will be acknowledged as VCEE Certified Economic Educator: Mini-Economy.
Lunch and refreshments provided.
Fee: NO CHARGE
COVID-19 Policy: The University of Mary Washington requires all employees, students, and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, wear masks indoors in public spaces. Social distancing and disinfectant cleaning will be observed for the duration of the program .
Instructor: O. Kate Scott, Associate Director
O. Kate Scott, Associate Director
Center for Economic Education
George Mason University
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