Elementary School first-grade teacher Dawn Flora works with first- and fifth-graders on an economics education unit called “Hitting a Grand Slam with Eagle Bucks.” Flora and fifth-grade teacher Ann Komara teamed on the project, which received a statewide teaching award. (Photos by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
Ottobine Elementary School fifth-grader Lizbeth Sanchez, 11, lends a hand to first-grader Cheyenne Mitchell, 7, as she works on “Hitting a Grand Slam with Eagle Bucks.”
Fifth-grade teacher Ann Komara shows off the fruits of economic knowledge.
Ottobine fifth-grader Jessie Knight counts out some “Eagle Bucks” during the Flora-Komara economics education project.
Ottobine Elementary School first-grade teacher Dawn Flora (left) and-fifth grade teacher Ann Komara won a third place statewide in the Virginia Council on Economic Education competition for their economics unit, “Hitting a Grand Slam with Eagle Bucks.”