Grade K-2
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On-Demand Webinar

Economics of Holidays and Celebrations for Young Learners

Time: 60 mins,
Updated: December 19 2023,
Presenter: Teresa Mungai

Objective

In this webinar, teachers will:

  • Take part in activities that incorporate economic concepts into teaching about holidays and celebrations.
  • Be provided resources and lessons for classroom use.

This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.

Description

Explore the fascinating intersection of economics and cultural celebrations with this enlightening session presented by the Arizona Council on Economic Education (ACEE). Designed for educators seeking innovative ways to enrich their teaching repertoire, this session offers a unique lens through which holidays and celebrations around the world can be taught through an economic lens. One of the distinctive highlights of this session is the incorporation of children’s literature as a powerful tool to seamlessly integrate economic principles into the exploration of global holidays and celebrations. This approach not only makes learning engaging but also underscores the practical applications of economics in real-world scenarios. Participants will see first-hand as they participate in interactive lesson activities that can be used the very next day in their classroom. Come join the fun!