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Teacher Talk Tuesdays: Reading Makes Cents

Offered By: VCEE Online Offerings
George Mason University
Oct 04, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Reading Makes Cents is a K-5 financial literacy program sponsored by Virginia 529 and the Virginia Council on Economic Education that provides library-bound books and student recognition for elementary school libraries at no financial cost.  Attendees will be introduced to the three 2022-2023 titles: “Hurricane”, “Sloth and Squirrel in a Pickle” and “Wilma’s Way Home: The Life of Wilma Mankiller.”  They will also learn how to participate in the program and receive access to related lesson plans and activities. 

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Homelessness in Children’s Literature: Choices, Changes, and Unintended Consequences

Offered By: James Madison University
Oct 06, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

How might a child feel without a home? This Quick Hit virtual workshop utilizes children’s literature through an economic lens to build understanding and empathy towards the current event of homelessness. Each chapter book introduced during this workshop will illustrate the life of a child living through homelessness and personal finance choices their families must make. Whether it be living in a shelter or a car, these characters demonstrate the struggle of a homeless life.

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K-5 Economics & Personal Finance Online Institute

Offered By: Virginia Tech
Oct 10, 2022 - Nov 18, 2022, All Day

Deepen your economic and financial content knowledge and learn engaging ways to teach it to K-5 students.

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Online Personal Finance Institute

Offered By: Virginia Commonwealth University
George Mason University, VCEE Online Offerings
Oct 10, 2022 - Nov 18, 2022
Asynchronous Institute , Assignments Posted Weekly

Teaching or planning to teach personal finance? This online institute will deepen your knowledge in all aspects of personal finance.

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Teacher Talk Tuesdays: The Stock Market Game™

Offered By: George Mason University
Virginia Council on Economic Education
Oct 11, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Preview what it takes to bring The Stock Market Game™ to your 4th-12th grade class! This quick-hit workshop will help you make the most out of the experience – learning how to play the game as well as how to integrate this teaching tool into your existing classroom curriculum.

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Econ in a Box: Discover our Ready to Go Econ Explorer Boxes

Offered By: James Madison University
Oct 18, 2022, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Discover our New Teacher Econ Explorer Boxes. These ready to go economic resources have all activities and materials provided that will help you implement economics into your classroom. The Econ Explorer Boxes can be tailored to your request and delivered right to your classroom door! This in-person, hands-on workshop will demonstrate how to utilize the Econ Explorer Boxes in your classroom.

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