Making Sen$e with Paul Solman: U.S., China Meet Over Currency at G20 Summit

President Obama met with Chinese President Hu Jintao in Seoul today to discuss ongoing concerns over China devaluing its currency.

Grades: 9-12

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Grades: 9-12

Focus on Economic Data: U.S. Employment and the Unemployment Rate, December 3, 2010

This lesson examines the December 3, 2010, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, announcement of employment data and the unemployment rate for the month of November, 2010. This less...

Grades: 3-5, 6-8

How Global is Your Portfolio?

This engaging lesson challenges students to connect economics and geography as they investigate global companies in the stock market.

Grades: K-2, 3-5

Everyday Opportunities

In this lesson, students will learn about choices and opportunity costs that occur every day. While this lesson will go on throughout the day, the actual lesson is short.

Grades: K-2

Human Resources and Capital Resources: It's A Match!

Students will define and identify human resources and capital resources workers use in their jobs.

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Save the DATE: October 12-15, 2011

Chicago syklineThe 2011 Annual Conference of the Council for Economic Education/National Association of Economic Educators/Global Association of Teachers of Economics will be held October 12-15 at the Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel, Chicago, Illinois. This year's conference will be hosted by Econ Illinois who will be celebrating their 60th Anniversary in bringing quality economic education to Illinois.

For more information go to: councilforeconed.org/conference/



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