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Grades 3-5, K-2

Using Children’s Literature to Teach Elementary Math and Economics

Discover how picture books can give your classroom an instant boost by combining literature, math, and economics to teach activity-based lessons.  The provided lessons and activities enhance learning, promote critical thinking, and build problem solving skills.  Featured books include classi…
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Grades 9-12

Behavioral Economics Lesson Four – Why Are We So Impatient?

COMPELLING QUESTION: Why do people tend to procrastinate when it comes to doing things that are good for them? Students observe a “mind” that tries to decide whether to exercise or not. They see how discounting can change a person’s intended choices and actual choice…

Grades 3-5, 6-8

Work, Earnings, and Economics: “Lyddie” by Katherine Paterson

This updated lesson is based on the novel, Lyddie, by Katherine Paterson. Set mainly in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1840s, 13-year-old Lyddie Worthen, works six days a week, from dawn until dusk, running weaving looms in a murky dust-and lint-filled factory, trying to save enough money to…