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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 K-2

Forecasting Economics

Can you learn economics from the weather? Students will be able to integrate science, math, and economics through this engaging lesson. The forecast predicts some percentage chance of success.

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…