Teacher Workshops

Grade 3 Workshops

Bluey-economics: Using a Children’s TV Show to Teach What Matters

Offered By: Virginia Commonwealth University
James Madison University
May 01, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Everyone enjoys the kids’ TV show Bluey because it reflects our own lives so vividly. In this free, one-hour webinar, we share ways to teach economics and personal finance using Bluey. We provide links to video clips from Bluey that we align with discussion questions and standards. We also include a classroom-tested active-learning lesson plan about the episode entitled “Markets.”

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Mini-Economy At Home: Money Skills for Kids

Offered By: Virginia Commonwealth University
May 14, 2024, 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm

Have you ever thought about running a mini-economy at home? Kids can learn so much from having a household job, earning play money, saving, and making choices about what to buy at the house store, and even starting a business. In this online session, we get an overview from one educator who is running a successful at-home economy with his four young kids.

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JET SET 2024: Symposium on Economics Teaching Conference — SAVE THE DATES

Offered By: Virginia Tech
Aug 01, 2024 - Aug 03, 2024, 12:00 am

JET’s Symposium on Economics Teaching (SET) is a different kind of conference put on by a different kind of journal. Through this effort, learning outcomes and teaching innovations take center stage. Each session is designed with a set of learning outcomes in mind so that you can immediately apply them to your classroom.

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