Discussion Board 9: Civics and Economics edu-251
In Chapter 5-6 of Social Studies and Young Children. Below are a few questions that you will discuss as a group. Answer the questions in your own post, then reply to two peers whose answers differ from yours. Provide feedback to their answers (did you agree or not agree, and explain why – offer ideas, suggestions, etc.). Both questions must be answered and discussed in length to receive full credit.
Explain how children in a classroom are able to experience being members of a community. Discuss one community event that you could participate in with the children and families in your classroom. (Chapter 5)
Use economic concepts such as supply and demand, and price, to help explain events in the community and nation. In addition, determine 1 field trip site that would help you teach this concept and explain how it would benefit the children. (Chapter 6)