Playdough Economics anyone?

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  1. leighbball

    leighbball Virtuoso

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    Just curious if anyone has ever used the Playdough Economics curriculum from Indiana...my friend and I ordered it and I am going to start it when we get back from spring break. Just wondering if you've used it before and have any advice/feedback/opinions...

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  3. LATechTeacher

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    I used Playdough Economics when I student taught 4th grade. I loved it. The kids liked to use the playdough and they really understood the concepts better. I would recommend it to anyone!
     
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    Playdough Economics

    Please tell me what Playdough Economics is ? :whistle:
     
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    Its a curriculum unit where the students use playdough or some other type of modeling compound to make sculptures of things during economic lessons. For example, in the first lessons, the students learn about goods and services and make scultpures of a good using the playdough. :)

    http://www.econed-in.org/pde.asp
     

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