Maine-Endwell Central School District News Article

Open for business! Third graders set up mini economies

Girls and boys at tables with products

Business was booming in Briana Burghardt’s third grade classroom on May 15. Students set up mini economies to learn about running a successful business. 

The students are learning the fundamentals of coming up with a sound business plan, managing their finances, and how to balance supply and demand in order to turn a profit during their lesson on the economy.  

Consumers (the students’ classmates) received $2 in play money to spend any way they wanted on the businesses which included games of skill and chance, and artwork.

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