Grades K-2 Workshop Topics
Taking the “EEEK” Out of Economics
Would you like to teach basic economic concepts throughout the curriculum while enhancing mastery of student learning objectives? This professional development opportunity will show teachers how to use hands-on activities to teach economics, which can be easily adapted to other grade levels and teaching styles. You’ll leave amazed at how easily economics is integrated in the primary grades!
One Cent, Two Cents Personal Finance Makes Perfect $ense
Using stories and activities, students will experience real-life personal finance concepts. Children of all ages can understand how the decisions they make now can affect their futures.
Math & Economics
“Why do I have to learn all this math stuff?” Come participate in engaging “real world” lessons that tie economics and math together. Each lesson provides a student-centered introduction of a basic economic concept that is reinforced through math activities. Fun? You can count on it! Lessons have been correlated to Common Core Standards.
Economics: Cover to Cover
Literature provides a natural introduction to economics. Teachers will be amazed how economics is spotted on the pages of almost every children’s book in their library. A variety of resources ready for classroom use will be shared tied to state standards.
Best practices are shared and modeled for integrating economics and technology throughout the curriculum. Using technology to teach economic concepts through project-based instruction will be the focus. Collaborative strategies for productive group work on economic concepts will be modeled throughout the presentation.