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In this economics webinar, learn how to use picture books to teach students about diversity, community organization and representation.
Review basic economic concepts such as productive resources, opportunity cost and specialization with “Cesar: Yes, We Can!” by Carmen Bernier- Grand, “Harvesting Hope” by Kathleen Krull and “Side by Side” by Monica Brown.
This session features picture book biographies based on the accomplishments of prominent Hispanic leaders Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta, who established a union to improve the working conditions of farm laborers.
Note that while reading levels, illustrations and story lengths are intended for young students, the subject matter may be of interest to older students as well.