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Scarcity - Playful Economics | Lesson Demo

Shanan Riegle, an award-winning teacher from Yorktown Elementary School in Indiana, demonstrates how to use play dough to teach the...
Key Concepts: Scarcity
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Oh Scarcity Sing-a-Long | Lesson Demo

There's nothing quite like a song to help students remember new vocabulary. Oh, Scarcity is one of many songs you...
Key Concepts: Scarcity
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The Classroom Mini-Economy | Lesson Demo

Shanan Riegle, an award-winning teacher from Yorktown Elementary School in Indiana, shares tips for creating a mini-economy in the elementary...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Economic Institutions, Entrepreneurs…
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Booker T. Washington:"Fifty Cents and a Dream"

Young Booker T. Washington had a dream. That dream was to use the resources at his disposal to earn the...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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The Crow and the Pitcher

Students will learn about scarcity, and how entrepreneurial ideas, managing natural resources and trading can help lessen scarcity. Students will...
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Division of Labor/Specialization…
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Spotlighting Entrepreneurs: A Technology "iCon"

What better way to address Common Core standards in Reading Informational Text than by meeting a gentleman that changed the...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Business, Credit…
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Never Too Young: Personal Finance for Young Learners

This program was developed in response to a growing interest in teaching students about personal finance through settings outside of...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Choice…
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Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concepts of Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve. Monetary policy involves regulating the money supply, banks...
Key Concepts: Aggregate Demand, Aggregate Supply, Economic Institutions…
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Trade, Exchange and Interdependence Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Trade, Exchange and Interdependence. People do not make everything that they and their family...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Benefits of Trade, Credit…
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Technology Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Technology. The set of instructions or blueprints that inform producers about the various ways...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Productivity, Resources
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Productive Resources Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Productive Resources. Productive resources are used to produce goods and services and are classified...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Division of Labor/Specialization, Entrepreneurs…
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Money Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Money. Money is anything that is used to buy and sell goods and services....
Key Concepts: Economic Institutions, Money, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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Incentives Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Incentives. An incentive is a cost or benefit that motivates a decision or action...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Economic Systems, Elasticity of Demand…
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Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concepts of Decision Making and Cost-Benefit Analysis. Decision making refers to the process by which rational...
Key Concepts: Choice, Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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Economic Development Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Economic Development. Economic development is a sustained increase in the standard of living of...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Economic Development…
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