Teacher Workshops

Grade 3 Workshops

Critically Thinking Like an Economist Online – ELEMENTARY Subjects


Offered By: Virginia Tech
VCEE Online Offerings
Sep 30, 2020, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Help elementary school students improve comprehension across subjects while making better personal decisions using basic economic concepts and critical thinking tools.

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e-Conference Session: Teaching Inquiry-Based Economics Using the C3 Framework


Offered By: Virginia Commonwealth University
Oct 02, 2020, 6:10 pm - 6:55 pm

This session demonstrates how students can investigate interesting questions by gathering evidence: “What makes money, money?” “Would increasing the minimum wage reduce poverty?” “Should we tax robots?” Based on lessons in the National Council for the Social Studies’ flagship book, Teaching the C3 Framework, with insights from the authors.

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Online Mini-Economy Institute: Create a Startup Culture in Your Class


Offered By: Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Commonwealth University, VCEE Online Offerings
Oct 20, 2020 - Nov 17, 2020
Tuesday, October 20, 3:30-5:00   ||   Tuesday, October 27, 3:30-4:30   ||   Tuesday, November 10, 3:30-4:30   ||   Tuesday, November 17, 4:30-5:00

Project based learning at its best! Tap into the endless creativity of young students using a time-tested template that makes setting up your classroom economy simple. This one-month, blended institute is perfect for gaining material for online teaching.

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Quick Hit: Using Dragons Decide to Teach Elementary Economics


Offered By: James Madison University
Oct 27, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how to incorporate the Dragons Decide coloring book to teach economics in your K-3 classroom. Participants will receive a classroom set of the Dragons Decide coloring books mailed to them upon completion of the workshop.

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Future Millionaires! Elementary Financial Literacy


Offered By: James Madison University
Nov 18, 2020, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Gain access to activities and methods for teaching personal finance at the elementary level. These activities will be aligned with K-3 SOLs and designed to fit a virtual or hybrid classroom setting.

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Economics and Children’s Literature (Webinar)


Offered By: University of Lynchburg
VCEE Online Offerings
Nov 21, 2020, 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Want to add some fun economics lessons and children’s literature into your classroom, then, this workshop is for you.

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