Upcoming Events

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


Supporting Center: George Mason University
Jan 01, 2021 - Feb 15, 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 28, 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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Finding Equilibrium: Supply Meets Demand


Supporting Center: Virginia Tech
Feb 04, 2021, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how to make supply and demand your students’ favorite economics unit.

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Quick Hit: Award-Winning Elementary Econ Lessons with National Semi-Finalist teacher, Lauren Shifflett.


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Feb 09, 2021, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In this 60 minute workshop, teachers will hear about best practices and gain access to award-winning elementary econ lessons from nationally recognized teacher Lauren Shifflett.

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The Great Depression: The Dirty, Gritty, Truth or Lies From a Kid’s Perspective


Supporting Center: University of Lynchburg
Feb 20, 2021, 9:00 am - 10:00 am

What does Key West and the Great Depression have in common? Economics! Come check out this connection through children’s literature.

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Quick Hit: Suess-a-Nomics!


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Feb 25, 2021, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This 60 minute workshop will feature activities and lessons you can use to teach economics and personal finance featuring the many great books, shows and movies of Dr. Suess. Spice up your Dr. Suess Day with some econ and personal finance activities for your students!

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Quick Hit: Tips and Tricks for Teaching Civics and Economics.


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Mar 18, 2021, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This 60 minute workshop will cover GREAT activities and lessons you can use for your Civics and Economics class. Participants will walk away with engaging lessons, activities, resources, and websites they can use to help teach Civics and Economics in a virtual, hybrid, and in-class setting.

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Quick Hit-Econo-Games: Using Online Games to Teach Econ and Personal Finance.


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Apr 13, 2021, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This 60 minute workshop will demonstrate a number of existing online games you can use to teach economics and personal finance as well how you can use Nearpod to engage your students in competitions within your existing lessons.

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VT Applied Economics Degrees & Financial Life as a Hokie


Supporting Center: Virginia Tech
Apr 20, 2021, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Guidance counselors, teachers, students, and parents — come check out the lifelong benefits of an economics degree from Virginia Tech.

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Jedi-Nomics: What the Invisible Hand Teaches us About the Force.


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Apr 29, 2021, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Unlike stormtroopers, this workshop is a can’t miss! Get activities you can use to bring the Star Wars universe to your classes. This is the way.

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