Workshop Description

The Power of Specialization and Interdependence

Use engaging activities and literature to introduce or re-enforce specialization and interdependence.

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University of Lynchburg Center for Economic Education

Mar 02, 2016
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
Potential Recertification Credits: 2

This workshop will discuss the power of specialization and interdependence using three classroom lessons. The first lesson centers on community workers and the specialized jobs they perform. The second involves active participation in a simulation of two countries. The third will integrate children’s literature which will give your classroom an instant economic boost all while infusing more reading comprehension and language art skills into your instruction. Come experience the benefits of specialization and voluntary exchange. Copies of lessons will be shared. Door prizes will be awarded.


Fee: NO CHARGE


Instructor: Rebecca Booth, Director
Contact Person:
Rebecca Booth, Director
Center for Economic Education
University of Lynchburg
434.544.8791
booth.r@lynchburg.edu

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