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Hands on Banking You and Money

A budget is not a dirty word. Learn how to help students embrace the budgeting process by framing the topic…
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Credit
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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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Unique Topics in Economics

Too often educators feel constrained by their curriculum. The goal of this workshop is to show topics that are not…
Key Concepts: Advertising, Incentives
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Will a Robot Replace Your Job?

"How secure is your position?  Will it exist  5 years from now? What protects your position? Could a machine do…
Key Concepts: Employment and Unemployment, Human Capital
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Economic Conversations

In this webinar, participants will explore questioning techniques, strategies, and resources for the economics classroom. This will be a great…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy
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Personal Finance in AP Economics

AP Economics has many challenging topics. In this webinar, we will discuss strategies to incorporate personal finance into the AP…
Key Concepts: Money
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UFR: Social Security & National Debt

Teachers will learn new methods to use while implementing the Understanding Fiscal Policy lesson "Social Security and the National Debt."…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt
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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

In this economics video, students will learn about economic institutions.
Key Concepts: Economic Institutions, Economic Systems
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Benefits of Trade Video

In this economics video, students will learn about the benefits of trade using comparative advantage.
Key Concepts: Benefits of Trade, Comparative Advantage, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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The Business Cycle Video and Quiz

In this economics video, students will learn about business cycles.
Key Concepts: Aggregate Demand, Aggregate Supply, Business Cycles
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Scarcity Video and Quiz

In this economics video, students will learn about scarcity.
Key Concepts: Economic Systems, Goods and Services, Scarcity
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Saving and Investing Video

In this economics video, students will learn about saving and investing.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Interest, Saving and Investing
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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.
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.
Key Concepts: Compounding, Economic Institutions, Interest
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Insurance Video and Quiz

In this personal finance video, students will learn about insurance.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Insurance, Risk and Return
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Financial Markets Video and Quiz

In this personal finance video, students will learn about various types of financial markets.
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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