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Focus on Economic Data: The Inflation Rate - August 2001

The seasonally adjusted rate of increase in the consumer price index during the month of August 2001 was 0.1 percent or one-tenth of one percent. The rate of increase in the consumer price index over the last twelve months was 2.7 percent. In August, the core index, which excludes energy and food prices, increased by .2 percent. The core index has increased 2.7 percent over the last twelve months.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 09/27/2001

Focus on Economic Data: The U.S. October Inflation Rate - December 15, 2005

Explore the connection between the economic indicators and real-world issues. These lessons typically can be done in one class period.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 12/15/2005

Focus on Economic Data: The Inflation Rate - January 15, 2004

Explore the connection between the economic indicators and real-world issues. These lessons typically can be done in one class period.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 01/15/2004

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Teaching Financial Crises

Teaching Financial Crises is an eight lesson resource that provides an organizing framework in which to contextualize all of the media attention that has been paid to the recent financial crisis, as well as put it in a historical context. The current events stories, opinion pieces, and other popular media pieces that are today in great supply have generally not connected to educational objectives, historical analysis, and economic processes and concepts that are used in the high school classroom. In Teaching Financial Crises, teachers will find a non-partisan and non-ideological resource to help them simplify and offer balanced perspectives on this challenging subject matter.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2010

6 out of 9 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

Focus: Understanding Economics in U.S. History

Focus: Understanding Economics in U.S. History uses a unique mystery-solving approach to teach U.S. economic history to your high school students.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2006

6 out of 40 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

Energy, Economics, and the Environment: Case Studies and Teaching Activities for High School

This publication helps students analyze energy and environment issues from an economics perspective.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2006

5 out of 10 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.