Workshop Description

Using Children’s Literature to Teach K-5 Economics and Choice-Making

Make economics and choice-making relatable to elementary students using children’s literature. This is an online workshop.

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Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Economic Education

Mar 27, 2023
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Registration Deadline: March 27, 2023
In-Service: Yes
Grade Level: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
Potential Recertification Credits: 1

This interactive workshop will review basic economic and personal finance content taught in Virginia’s K-5 Standards of Learning.  Teachers will practice integrating economic and personal finance concepts, skills, and decision-making tools into their social studies and children’s literature instruction.  Classroom-ready, active-learning lessons included!

When you register, you will be sent Zoom information.



Instructor: Stephen Day, VCU
Contact Person:
Laurie Surles, Chesterfield County Public Schools
Center for Economic Education
Virginia Commonwealth University
(804) 828-1628

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Grade 1
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Civics and Economics
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Personal Finance
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World History

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