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UFR Using Fiscal Ship

How do you balance the federal budget and reduce the deficit? This game is a fun way to teach students…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy
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UFR Balancing the Federal Budget

Balancing the Federal Budget -- When I first started teaching economics in 2010, the U.S. national debt was around $13.5…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy
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Compound Interest

Students learn what compound interest is, how it is calculated, and appreciate the impact it makes on loans and investments.…
Key Concepts: Interest
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Teaching Economics through Games/Simulations

Examples of effective games/simulations and strategies for how to construct your own simulation activities. Using effective simulation activities in additional…
Key Concepts: Economics
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Behavioral Economics: How Emotions Impact

This webinar will explain how to run the classical behavioral experiment called the Ultimatum Game with your students.  The discussion…
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Hands On Banking 101

Experience and explore the Hands on Banking® program, aligned with Common Core State Standards as well as national and state…
Key Concepts: Saving
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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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