Teacher Workshops

Grade 2 Workshops

Quick Hit: Bunnyland: Economics and Personal Finance Lessons for the Primary Classroom


Offered By: James Madison University
Aug 31, 2021, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join expert in using children’s literature to teach econ/personal finance, Lynne Stover, for this workshop. Teachers will gain access to resources needed to teach econ/personal finance using Cinders McLeod’s Moneybunny series. One lucky participant will win a set of the Moneybunny books!

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Reading Makes Cents: Featuring Dreamers Who Give, Build, and Grow


Offered By: James Madison University
Sep 02, 2021, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This workshop features the picture books “Give It,” “Someone Builds the Dream,” and “The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver.” Participants will learn how to use these exciting new titles to teach philanthropy, specialization, and scarcity.

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Money Movers: Using Manipulatives to Teach Econ


Offered By: James Madison University
Sep 09, 2021, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Gain access to activities designed to get students moving and energized while learning about economics.

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Choco-nomics: Using Candy to Teach Economics


Offered By: James Madison University
Oct 13, 2021, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Just in time for Halloween, this workshop will give teachers tools to teach economics with chocolate and candy! Capture student’s attention with lesson and activities designed to appeal to their sweet tooth. 

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