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Lawrence Education Center

101 East Laurel
Springfield, IL 62704

Finance and Economics Workshop Series and Learn to Make Change

January 7, 2009

On December 3rd, the last workshop was held in the five part series of Finance and Economics and Learn to Make Change. The workshop covered, bank services,
credit, credit cards, stock market, investing, fraud, I.D. theft, current market conditions, student questions, and learning to make change.

At each workshop the students were given a quiz on making change. They were taught to make the calculations in their head, no use of paper/pencil calculations or calculator was allowed. The quizzes were graded and student progress was tracked. The last workshop celebrated the success of the students in attending the workshops and learning to make change. Pizza, soda, and cookies were served to the students! The winners of the learn to make change quizzes were announced and prizes were awarded.