On-Demand Webinar

Pre-recorded- The Economics of Immigration: Children’s Books featuring the Immigrant Experience Part I Picture Books

August 09 5:00-6:00pm ET
Time: 60 mins,
Updated: January 19 2023,
Presenter: Lynne Stover


Teachers will be able to:

  • Gain knowledge of picture books that feature the immigrant experience.
  • Learn how to introduce the students to the concepts of entrepreneurship, decision-making, goods & services, scarcity, and producers & consumers.
  • Feature the presented lessons and activities in their classroom instruction.
  • Promote Immigrant Heritage Month using children’s literature.
  • Use the presented lessons and activities in their classroom instruction, after-school programs, or summer enrichment programs.

This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.


*This is a pre-recorded Webinar*

In this session, attendees gain access to resources, lessons, and activities just in time for June’s immigrant Heritage Month. This webinar reviews the economic concepts of choices, limited resources, and decision-making while exploring new picture books based on the immigrant experience. The featured titles include: “Dreamers,” “Carmella full of Wishes,” “Areli is a Dreamer,” and “Between Us and Abuela.” Note: Each webinar in the series stands alone, no need to attend all four.