Blackshear Elementary School 'Minitropolis' Teaches Students to be Responsible Citizens
Project helps students develop real-life skills and experiences through the creation of a miniature fictitious school economy
In the Blackshear Minitropolis, students are producers and consumers and interact with each other to support a mock economy.
The Minitropolis program introduces students to different careers.
What: Students perform jobs at the school, such as banking, human resources, sales and reporting. The experience introduces students to different careers and nurtures the social, academic and real-life skills needed to be successful, responsible citizens.
It is sponsored by IBC Bank and supported by partnerships with HEB and KVUE.
When: 7:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21
Where: Blackshear Elementary School, 1712 E. 11th St
For more information, please contact Carlos Urrutia a firstname.lastname@example.org.