Laurel Hill Primary teaches economics, real-world lessons to second-graders through intensive simulation
MOUNT PLEASANT – Laurel Hill Primary second graders are learning about economics through a simulation that involves having them apply for jobs, create products, earn money and buy one another’s goods.
The project involved all of the school’s more than 350 second-graders. This is the fifth year the school has hosted its “winter workshop,” and it’s become a favorite among some students and teachers. Students do units throughout the year, but this one is easy to refer back to because students have fun and remember it well, said second-grade teacher Amy Herndon.
“It lets them get their excitement out,” she said.
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