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
The new ‘sharing economy’ can enrich micro-entrepreneurs but at what cost?
Date Added: 10/10/2014
How engaging diversity made Xerox a company to copy
Date Added: 9/15/2014
New job growth doesn’t indicate a strong labor market
Date Added: 9/05/2014
More part-time workers suffer instability, long hours to make ends meet
Date Added: 9/01/2014
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