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AP Macroeconomics

Would your students benefit from more practice with crucial Advanced Placement concepts? Would new teaching pathways help them better understand the core of AP? If the answer to these questions, is yes, then CEE’s AP Macroeconomics Teacher Resource Manual with accompanying Student Resource Manual (4th Edition) is the go-to supplement for you. Try it out with the five sample lessons, each representing a key AP topic area, available here for free. In addition, we include free lessons, videos, and interactives to further student understanding of the AP topics you present in class.

Lesson

Federal Budget: The Fiscal Ship Game

In this economics lesson, students will evaluate fiscal policy objectives to learn the challenges of sustainable national budget formation.
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy, Roles of Government
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AP Macroeconomics – The Deficit and the Debt

This lesson supports the Inflation, Unemployment, and Stabilization Policies section of the Advanced Placement Macroeconomics course. It introduces government budget…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficit, Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Budget Surplus…
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AP Macroeconomics – Net Exports and Capital Flows

This lesson supports the Open Economy: International Trade and Finance section of the Advanced Placement Macroeconomics course. This lesson introduces…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade, Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Economic Institutions…
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Phillips Curve

This lesson explores the relationship of unemployment to inflation in the 1960s and after. Students will discover the short-run trade-off…
Key Concepts: Aggregate Demand, Aggregate Supply, Budgeting…
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Activity

The Fiscal Ship | Activity

Think like a president! Choose strategies to keep the federal debt in check as you play The Fiscal Ship, a…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy
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Professional Development

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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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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Unemployment Survey | Lesson Demo

This video models Lesson 18 from CEE's High School Economics publication. In a role-play activity, students conduct their own employment…
Key Concepts: Employment and Unemployment
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