Common Core State Standards

HIGH SCHOOL LESSONS

  • EconEdLink Image

    How Will I Pay for College?

    In this lesson, students will learn about current trends in student borrowing and determine a reasonable debt load for hypothetical students. College costs have escalated over the past...

    Grades: 9-12

    Related Lessons
  • EconEdLink Image

    The Hidden Costs of College

    College costs have escalated over the past two decades, and many students are relying on student loans to cover the costs. So it is more important than ever to carefully consider the c...

    Grades: 9-12

    Related Lessons
  • EconEdLink Image

    Productivity and Graphing Linear and Quadrati...

    In this lesson students interpret key features of graphs for both linear and quadratic functions in the context of total and marginal production. The lesson begins with a short video abou...

    Grades: 9-12

    Related Lessons

MIDDLE SCHOOL LESSONS

  • EconEdLink Image

    Chevy Volt... It's Electric!

    The costs and benefits of owning an electric or hybrid car will be evaluated in this lesson. By reading and researching the history of the production of electric cars, the lesson allows s...

    Grades: 6-8, 9-12

    Related Lessons
  • EconEdLink Image

    Calculating Simple Interest

    How do banks calculate the amount of interest paid on a loan? In this lesson, students will view a Livescribe Pencast to learn how to find the dollar amount in interest that is due at ma...

    Grades: 6-8, 9-12

    Related Lessons
  • EconEdLink Image

    Goods and Services: Some are Private, Some ar...

    The role of government is to provide for the common defense, define and protect property rights, and enforce contractual arrangements. Throughout the 20th and early 21st century, gover...

    Grades: 3-5, 6-8

    Related Lessons

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LESSONS