Coins in the Classroom: (2-Day Webinar)

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Unlock the educational power of money with Coins in the Classroom, a two-day professional development course for educators.

Coins in the Classroom is a professional development course for educators of all levels and disciplines. Sponsored by the nonprofit American Numismatic Association, Education Director Rod Gillis shows how money, in all of its forms, can be used as an effective teaching aid to enhance already existing lessons.

The course includes hands-on activities, PowerPoint presentations suitable for your classroom, plus supplies from the American Numismatic Association and the U.S. Mint. The program matches many of the new Colorado P-12 Academic Standards for Social Studies and other academic disciplines. View the complete schedule below.

Registration Fee: $20 (includes materials and shipping) 

Time/Date: Feb 20-21, 2021, 9AM - 4PM (includes hour lunch break) 

The deadline to register is February 5.

Questions? Please contact Rod Gillis at rgillis@money.org.   

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Schedule for Saturday, Feb. 20

Introductions
Purpose of the course
Adopt a School Kit discussion
Coins as a window into culture
PowerPoint Presentation: Evolution of the Dollar
Mint products and their uses
Homework assignment

 

Schedule for Sunday, Feb. 21

Homework presentation and discussion
PowerPoint Presentation: Coins as Primary Historical Documents
Using denominations in math
Coin density and science applications
ANA website usage
Ancient coin usage
Review and questions