Summer Mini-Economy Training

Our last training for the Mini-Economy was held in summer 2012. We are currently looking for funding for summer 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Here is the old text for the 2012 class)

The Mini-Economy is an in-class society that promotes collaboration while teaching important lessons about economics and entrepreneurship. Learn how to use it in a three-day workshop for teachers of Grades 3-8 on August 6-8, 2012, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at James Madison University. Each participant gets:

  • Three days of training in August, with lunch, textbooks and all materials provided.
  • Strategies for implementing the Virginia SOLs in the Mini-Economy.
  • Participation certificate for recertification.
  • Classroom-ready SOL-correlated lesson plans.
  • Invitation to participate in the area-wide GEM Fair, an entrepreneurship fair at JMU, in 2013.
  • Follow-up and consultation as needed.

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