Help elementary school students improve comprehension across subjects while making better personal decisions using basic economic concepts and critical thinking tools.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Get resources for your K-12 classroom from the Virginia Council on Economic Education.