Paul Solman has been business, economics and occasional art correspondent for The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer since 1985. As a part of The NewsHour, Paul does a 7-10 minute video segment called, Making Sen$e. These Making Sen$e video segments cover current topics in economics and personal finance and are a great way to bring real-world examples in to your classroom.
Below are the ten most recent videos. Clicking on the title will bring you to page with more information about the video as well as discussion questions that you can use with your students.
Ten Most Recent Videos
Women’s fund seeks share of prosperity for female-focused firms
Date Added: 8/05/2014
Top-down or middle-out? Debating the key to economic growth
Date Added: 7/28/2014
ve the middle class?
Date Added: 7/15/2014
What’s driving the good jobs news for the month of June?
Date Added: 7/03/2014
Year Up raises employment odds for young adults by teaching job-ready skills
Date Added: 6/23/2014
Budding recreational pot industry sparks innovation and investment
Date Added: 6/16/2014
Low-wage jobs drive gains in U.S. employment
Date Added: 6/04/2014
What quality of life can workers earning nation’s highest minimum wage afford?
Date Added: 5/22/2014
Hefty child care costs present catch-22 for working parents
Date Added: 5/08/2014