Teachers, you can now register your students for TWO NATIONAL COMPETITIONS this spring—our National Personal Finance Challenge (financial stability/mobility) and our National Economics Challenge (micro/macroeconomics).

Author

Cheryl McGaughey

Angelo State University
San Angelo, TX

Cheryl McGaughey has been an instructor of finance for 26 years at Angelo State University, where she teaches junior- and senior-level courses in Financial Management, Personal Finance, Investments, and Money and Banking. As the director of the Center for Economic Education, she provides training for area public school teachers in Personal Finance and Economics. She holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Mississippi and have been employed as a registered stockbroker and financial analyst in the corporate world.

Published Resources

Closing the Gap

The students learn what GDP is. They will learn different measures of GDP as well as how GDP per capita…
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Dry as a Bone

This lesson examines the current state of drought in the United States and the economic impact of drought on l…
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Blowing in the Wind

Wind energy is becoming a viable alternative to more traditional forms of energy generation. In this lesson, stu…
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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 a…
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Why Adopt a Highway?

Students learn about the successful Adopt-a-Highway program and how it can save governments and taxpayers money.
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