Using Play Dough and Children’s Literature to Teach Personal Finance and Economics

Professional Development

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

WORKSHOP DETAILS

  • 03/01/2017
  • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Science, Industry & Business Library, 35th and Madison, Manhattan
  • Presenter: Dr. Harlan Day, Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana

MEDIA TYPE

  • National Center Workshops

GRADES: 9-12

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How do you make economics fun for students of all ages? With modeling clay and children’s literature!  Whether you want to expose your young students to basic economics and math lessons or grab attention in your elementary-level classroom, these popular, activity-based lessons are an ideal way to explore economics.  Hands-on activities with modeling clay give your students a solid understanding of key economic principles and Teaching Economics Using Children’s Literature, will show you how to use popular children’s books to reinforce the concepts you teach in the Playful Economics curriculum.

Takeaways:

  • Two complimentary resources: Playful Economics and Teaching Economics Using Children’s Literature
  • Additional lessons for using children’s literature to teach economics from EconEdLink.org and other websites
  • 6 Continuing Education Units
  • Lunch provided

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