Jr. Economist

Elective
Social Studies
3rd - 6th
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Course Description

Jr. Economist – Grades:  3-6
This is an introductory class to the concept of money and economy and their uses in our society. This class is an activity-based class, with weekly activities to engage students to learn economic concepts primarily from the Money MunchKids curriculum and other kid-friendly sources.  Language arts (reading money-related books/articles) and math (money calculations and word problems) and math (money and problem calculations) activities and projects will be regular part of the class.  At the end of the class, students will be knowledgeable about:
 
o History and role of money – coins and paper
o Income, expenses
o Banking: Checking and savings account functions
o Debit and credit cards
o Budgeting
o Key Concepts of Demand and Supply
o Stock investment
o Taxes
 
•   Tuition: $220 per semester 
•   $50 Non-Refundable deposit will be applied toward Student Workbook and materials fee
•   Charter school approved class – Excel, iLead, Inspire, Sage Oaks, Sky Mountain, NUA and Springs. Charter school vendor name is Farida Hsu.   If your charter school is not listed here, please inform me.
•   Class time: 1 hour
•   Contact: Farida Hsu – lamplighterca3@gmail.com

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Details

Availability
Open
Class Type
Elective
Category
Social Studies
Meets
Tuesday
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Location
Orange County Campus
Room
S105A
Grades
3rd - 6th
Tuition Amount
$ 220.00 USD /term
Material Fee
$ 50.00 USD /year
Accepts Charters
Yes
Homework
None except light research and prep for 1 project per semester.
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