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Middle School Workshops

Teaching through NGPF Arcade Games


Offered By: VCEE Online Offerings
May 18, 2021, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how to best implement NGPF’s Arcade Games through teaching remotely. Did you know, Arcade Games can act as pillars throughout an online curriculum for your students??

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Online Economics Course: BASIC ECONOMIC ISSUES AND CONCEPTS


Offered By: University of Virginia’s College at Wise
May 24, 2021 - Jun 25, 2021, 12:00 am

The course will educate teachers about economics in everyday life with some basic microeconomics, macroeconomics, and current economic issues to comprehend the essential knowledge as defined by the VA Standards of Learning for Economics and Personal Finance (EPF 1-10).

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Online Entrepreneurship Institute (Part A): Entrepreneurial Mindset


Offered By: Virginia Tech
VCEE Online Offerings
Jun 01, 2021 - Jun 21, 2021, All Day

Developing an entrepreneurial mindset (e.g., creative thinking and problem-solving) easily integrates across grades/subjects while optimizing engagement by unleashing student potential to pursue interests and abilities. Self-paced modules include 200+ online, free, real-world resources. Zoom classes include local entrepreneurs and peer collaboration time. Practical module assignments result in a collection of classroom-ready, multidisciplinary lessons. Topics include types of entrepreneurship, opportunity recognition, innovation, design thinking, lean canvas.

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Online Entrepreneurship Institute (Part B): Business Plan


Offered By: Virginia Tech
VCEE Online Offerings
Jul 19, 2021 - Aug 08, 2021, All Day

Entrepreneurship education also develops better employees in any career field and community change agents. Self-paced modules include 200+ free, online, real-world resources for inquiry, performance, and project-based learning. Zoom classes include introductions to community resources, local entrepreneurs, and breakout groups for peer collaboration. Practical module assignments result in a business plan first draft. Topics include marketing, operations, management, financial statements, business structures, elevator pitches.

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Silk Roads and Sunken Cities: Economics in World History Institute


Offered By: Virginia Commonwealth University
Jul 19, 2021 - Jul 22, 2021
Monday, 8:45 - 3:30pm   ||   Tuesday, Asynchronous at home   ||   Wednesday, Asynchronous at home   ||   Thursday, 8:45 - 3:30pm

Economics has moved world history in surprising ways: it has been central in the spread of culture, ideas, money, and even diseases. This virtual institute will prepare teachers with fun and engaging inquiry-based lesson plans. Includes a tour of ancient history exhibits at the VMFA!

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Online Civics & Economics Institute


Offered By: Virginia Commonwealth University
Aug 09, 2021 - Aug 12, 2021
Monday, 8:45 - 3:30pm   ||   Tuesday, Asynchronous at home   ||   Wednesday, Asynchronous at home   ||   Thursday, 8:45 - 3:30pm

Want to help your C & E students understand the economics related SOL in a manner that is engaging and relevant to them? This institute is for you.

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Virtual Mini-Course: Saving, Investing, & The Stock Market Game™


Offered By: George Mason University
VCEE Online Offerings
Sep 01, 2021 - Sep 30, 2021, All Day

Thinking of bringing the Stock Market Game™ to your 4th-12th grade class? This online mini-course program helps 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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