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The Secondary Economics Tool C.H.E.S.T

Discover how to encourage student imagination and promote creative problem solving with economic lessons and activities that are Creative, Helpful,…
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Income and Expense Statements

Income and expense statements are a great way for students to learn and apply the skills involved in keeping a…
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Income
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Spotting Economics in Young Adult Literature

This webinar introduces methods of identifying and teaching economic concepts found in popular young adult literature. Content titles include, Twilight,…
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Incentives
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The “Not So Great” Depression

This webinar demonstrates how popular works of historical fiction, set during the Great Depression, can be used to teach economic…
Key Concepts: Business Cycles, Employment and Unemployment, Scarcity
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How to Play the Fiscal Ship

What are the tradeoffs that policymakers face when steering the federal budget? To answer this question, we will explore ways…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy
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The Personal Finance Portfolio

The Personal Finance Portfolio: Arguably the most important lesson economics educators can teach is the skill to budget personal resources…
Key Concepts: Budgeting
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Growth Mindset

This presentation challenges teachers and leaders to clearly define what we believe about learning and students because beliefs always impact…
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Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology

The controversy surrounding crytocurrency has led to full discussions on how blockchain technology can change the way property rights are…
Key Concepts: Property Rights, Technology
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Economics in Space?

Stretch the limits of your students’ thinking beyond planet earth as we answer the question: who should pay for asteroid…
Key Concepts: Public-Choice Analysis, Roles of Government
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Debt and Equity Financing Video

Teach your students about debt and equity financing. In this video a small business owner wants to expand her business,…
Key Concepts: Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Entrepreneurs…
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Credit Score Video

Teach your students about credit scores. In this video a young man wants to get a loan to make surround…
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Credit, Entrepreneurs
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Economic Institutions Video and Quiz

In this economics video, students will learn about economic institutions and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Economic Institutions, Economic Systems
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Benefits of Trade Video and Quiz

In this economics video, students will learn about the benefits of trade using comparative advantage and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Benefits of Trade, Comparative Advantage, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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Scarcity Video and Quiz

In this economics video, students will learn about scarcity and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Economic Systems, Goods and Services, Scarcity
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The Business Cycle Video and Quiz

In this economics video, students will learn about business cycles and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Aggregate Demand, Aggregate Supply, Business Cycles
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Saving and Investing Video and Quiz

In this economics video, students will learn about saving and investing and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Interest, Saving and Investing
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Gross Domestic Product Video and Quiz

In this economics video, students will learn about Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Aggregate Demand, Aggregate Supply, GDP
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Productivity Video and Quiz

In this economics video, students will learn about productivity and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Demand, Division of Labor/Specialization, Productivity
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Opportunity Cost Video and Quiz

In this economics video, students will learn about opportunity cost and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Opportunity Cost
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Human Capital Video and Quiz

In this personal finance video, students will learn about human capital and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Human Capital, Opportunity Cost
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Compound Interest Video and Quiz

In this personal finance video, students will learn about compound interest and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Compounding, Economic Institutions, Interest
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Credit Decisions Video and Quiz

In this personal finance video, students will learn about credit and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Credit, Goods and Services, Interest
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Buying on Credit Video and Quiz

In this personal finance video, students will learn about buying on credit and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Credit
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Insurance Video and Quiz

In this personal finance video, students will learn about insurance and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Insurance, Risk and Return
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Money Management/Budgeting Video and Quiz

In this personal finance video, students will learn how to budget and manage their money and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Saving and Investing, Scarcity
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Financial Markets Video and Quiz

In this personal finance video, students will learn about various types of financial markets and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Diversify, Financial Investments, Financial Markets
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The Economic Way of Thinking – Video

In this video, Dr. Mark Schug explains how the "economic way of thinking" can help students understand U.S. History concepts.…
Key Concepts: Choice, Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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The Economic Way of Thinking – Video

In this video, Dr. Mark Schug explains how the "economic way of thinking" can help students understand U.S. History concepts.…
Key Concepts: Choice, Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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Tic Tac Taxes

In this economics lesson, students will learn about taxes and the reason for taxes.
Key Concepts: Taxes
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Better Money Habits On-Demand Webinar

On January 20, 2016, the Council for Economic Education and the Oklahoma Council on Economic Education conducted a webinar to…
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Variable Expenses
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Webinar – Online Assessment Center

Looking for an innovative and efficient way to track your students' progress throughout the year? Then this 30-minute webinar is…
Key Concepts: Economics
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Bringing the Market to the Farm

Students learn how community supported agriculture (CSAs) is changing the relationship between the farmer and the consumer.
Key Concepts: Choice, Consumers, Goods and Services…
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Why Work Now?

Why do people work so hard? Why aren't you just assigned a job that you are interested in and get…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Division of Labor/Specialization, Goods and Services
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Old Toy – New Market

Students explore the LEGOLAND theme parks and demonstrate an understanding of how new markets can be created and that cultural…
Key Concepts: Goods and Services, Markets, Profit
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Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Graveyard

Ben & Jerry are producers of ice cream. Even if they produce ice cream for the entire nation, they still…
Key Concepts: Choice, Entrepreneurs, Goods and Services…
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