Upcoming Events

Critically Thinking Like an Economist Online – ELEMENTARY Subjects

Supporting Center: Virginia Tech
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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Online Mini-Economy Institute: Create a Startup Culture in Your Class

Supporting Center: Virginia Commonwealth University
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

Supporting Center: 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

Supporting Center: 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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