Jr. Economist

Elective
Social Studies
3rd - 6th
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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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) 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
Closed
Class Type
Elective
Category
Social Studies
Meets
Monday
08:00 am - 09:00 am
Location
Orange County Campus
Room
S 105 A
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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