Upcoming Events

Critically Thinking Like an Economist Online – SECONDARY Subjects


Supporting Center: Virginia Tech
Sep 29, 2020, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn easy a/synchronous instructional practices using basic economic concepts and reasoning tools to engage students in critical thinking about any SECONDARY subject.

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Online Personal Finance Institute


Supporting Center: George Mason University
Oct 12, 2020 - Nov 20, 2020, All Day

Teaching or planning to teach personal finance? This online institute will deepen your knowledge in all aspects of personal finance.

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Applied Economics: Diamond-Water Paradox, Student Loans & VT Majors


Supporting Center: Virginia Tech
Nov 10, 2020, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Calling all students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators who are interested in learning about earning a degree in Agricultural & Applied Economics at Virginia Tech.

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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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Globalization, Robots & You: Helping Students Navigate Tomorrow’s Economy


Supporting Center: Virginia Tech
Nov 19, 2020, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Use the blockbuster movie, Avengers, to teach economics and personal finance by helping students make more informed decisions about education and careers based on the impact of globalization and automation on the U.S. economy’s workforce. 

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


Supporting Center: George Mason University
Dec 01, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020, 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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Virtual Mini-Course: Saving, Investing, & The Stock Market Game™


Supporting Center: George Mason University
Jan 01, 2021 - Jan 31, 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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Financial Fitness for Life – New Edition


Supporting Center: Virginia Commonwealth University
Jan 21, 2021 - Jan 28, 2021
Thursday, January 21, 3:30-5:30   ||   Thursday, January 29, 3:30-5:30


Are your students prepared to make sound economic decisions in the ways of income, spending, saving, borrowing, investing and managing money? Financial Fitness for Life 3rd Edition helps teachers prepare students for life beyond the classroom by presenting materials based on real-world concepts in a way that reinforces learning through practice.

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