Workshop Description

Playful Economics

Teachers will discover an inductive approach to teaching economics. Students will derive an understating of the content from simulations featuring modeling clay.

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University of Lynchburg Center for Economic Education

Nov 10, 2015
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lynchburg College – Schewel 231
1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24501
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Grade Level: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Kindergarten, Middle School
Potential Recertification Credits: 2

This workshop features a resource book containing fifteen economics lessons designed with elementary and middle school students in mind. Using modeling compound, students interact creatively as they are introduced to concepts found in the SOL. Also included in Playful Economics are additional resources and a pretest/post-test with answers.  Participants will receive a copy of this valuable resource.


Instructor: Rebecca Booth, Director
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Rebecca Booth, Director
Center for Economic Education
University of Lynchburg

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