Grade 3-5, 6-8
On-Demand Webinar

Enterprising Women in History using Children’s Books


Teachers will be able to:

  • Review basic economic concepts.
  • Investigate how the decisions made by these women affected society for the greater good.
  • Use the presented lessons and activities immediately in their classroom instruction.

This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.


This webinar features the lives of Nellie Bly, Madam C.J. Walker, Dolores Huerta and Maya Lin to name a few.  Each lesson features a specific children’s book title, instructional activities and open-ended discussion questions. Economic concepts will include entrepreneurship, productive resources, cost/benefit analysis and incentives.