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Arkansas History

Make Arkansas History come alive for your teachers and students. Four Arkansas History workshops available to your district include:

  • Arkansas Faces and Places (K-8)

  • Feet and Hooves and Wheels and Wings: How Transportation Has Impacted and Transformed Arkansas (K-8)

  • Arkansas: a Natural for Resources and Business (K-8)

  • Symbols of Arkansas (K-8)

It's time to “Get in the Game” - The Stock Market Game!

This workshop is for first-time advisors or anyone new to the competition. A recent independent survey reveals that students participating in this simulation show increased math and personal finance skills. Come learn how to use this engaging simulation in your class as you integrate math, language arts, technology, social studies and critical thinking skills all with relevant and current topics. The day will be spent in a computer lab setting as you experience the Stock Market Game from a teacher and student perspective. A variety of engaging activities and resources will be provided to complement the simulation. Experts in the field will be on hand to provide background information and provide investment knowledge.(4-12)

“Liking” Economics

This program is for the teacher who wants to learn how to engage students with relevant technology based learning activities. This interactive workshop will introduce participants to dynamic activities and sites with real world applications. Discover Whiteboard activities based on popular children's literature, personal finance simulations, podcasts, and many other dynamic activities and sites with live event learning opportunities. Many of the activities presented can be tied directly to Common Core standards. (K-12)

  • ADA logo 200 x 56
  • Donors Choose 200 x 56
  • Walton Family Foundation 200 x 86
  • Donate apple
  • ABA logo 200 x 86
  • Murphy Foundation 200 x
  • Windgate 200 x 56
  • Donate Apple