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Teaching Economics through Games/Simulations

Examples of effective games/simulations and strategies for how to construct your own simulation activities. Using effective simulation activities in additional...
Key Concepts: Economics
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Sports Economics: Teaching Entrepreneurship

Most students in a typical American high school are probably wearing footwear and/or athletic apparel produced by Adidas, Nike, or...
Key Concepts: Human Capital, Scarcity
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Hands On Banking 101

Experience and explore the Hands on Banking® program, aligned with Common Core State Standards as well as national and state...
Key Concepts: Saving
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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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Hands On Banking Budgeting and Spending

It is important to understand money as well as the role it plays in our lives and society. This lesson...
Key Concepts: Income, Money
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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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Cybersecurity and Economics: Evaluating Websites

In this lesson, students access a website to research the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus, which is a hoax. The initial...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Fraud, Incentive
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Overview of Federal Taxes | Animated Video

Where does federal revenue come from and how is it used to pay for the services we rely on? Help...
Key Concepts: Budget Deficit, Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Credit…
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Overview of the Budget Process | Animated Video

How is the federal budget established, what is influencing decision makers, and what do we need to know? Help students...
Key Concepts: Budget Deficit, Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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