Elementary Common Core Math and ELA Lessons with Differentiation Applicability

Professional Development



  • 02/01/2014
  • 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • UFT, 50 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Room B, Manhattan
  • Presenter: Dr. Deborah Kozdras, University of South Florida


  • National Center Workshops

GRADES: K-2, K-5, 3-5


  • Language Arts & Economics
  • Math & Economics

Elementary school students are curious about their world and how it works. They are good at classifying information, solving problems and finding the logic in a situation.

This workshop, using Financial Fitness for Life (K–5), will provide educators with:

  • Teacher guides and student workbooks for both elementary school levels of Financial Fitness for Life (Grades K–2 and 3–5).
  • Active and engaging lessons that enable students to develop essential math and English skills while learning important concepts in economics and personal finance.
  • Strategies for accommodating students’ intellectual curiosity without sacrificing any of the more playful aspects of learning.
  • Information regarding alignment of each lesson to the Common Core State Standards for Math and ELA.
  • Ideas for differentiating the lessons to accommodate special needs students and English Language Learners.
  • 6 Continuing Education Units.
  • Lunch provided.

Visit the Financial Fitness for Life website to learn more about the publication and how it can enhance your curriculum.


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