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Everyday Opportunities

In this economics lesson, students will use decision-making to learn the costs associated with decisions.
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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What Is Money? Why Does It Have Value?

In this economics lesson, students will learn about the history of money and its 5 characteristics.
Key Concepts: Money, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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Where Does the Price of Pizza Come From?

In this economics lesson, students will examine data for buyers and sellers to learn how prices emerge in a market.
Key Concepts: Demand, Markets and Prices, Supply
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Green Eggs and …Economics?

In this economics lesson, students will learn key economic concepts found in children's literature.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Division of Labor/Specialization, Market Structures
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Policy Perspectives on the Federal Budget

In Policy Perspectives on the Federal Budget, a digital interactive activity, students think critically about Federal Budget policy choices from…
Key Concepts: Balanced Budget, Economic Functions of Government, Federal Budget
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Policy Perspectives on Medicare

In Policy Perspectives on Medicare, a digital interactive activity, students think critically about Medicare policy choices from the perspectives of…
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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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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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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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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Policy Perspectives on Social Security

In Policy Perspectives on Social Security, a digital interactive activity, students think critically about Social Security policy choices from the…
Key Concepts: Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Scarcity
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Income Inequality

Students will utilize the Structured Academic Controversy method to explore the issue of income inequality in America. Through reading and…
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Distribution of Income, Roles of Government
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