Special Projects


Special Projects are learning-based activities taking place over an extended period of time. An extension of classroom economic literacy, they provide practical, hands-on experiences to illustrate the value of the classroom learning.

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The Process

The use of special projects to make clear the usefulness of the concepts of economic and financial literacy is best approached as a collaborative effort between teachers and students. Whether your project is large or small, for elementary or high school, the following steps provide a guide to getting started.

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The Projects

Develop economic awareness through the use of hands-on, content rich projects. These projects have been sent to us by teachers just like you, describing how they infuse experiential economics into a variety of subject areas, reaching students of all ages. We invite you to share your own story with us – your idea could be the perfect solution to another teacher’s search.

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Special Project Planning Report