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The “Not So Great” Depression

This webinar demonstrates how popular works of historical fiction, set during the Great Depression, can be used to teach economic…
Key Concepts: Business Cycles, Employment and Unemployment, Scarcity
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How to Play the Fiscal Ship

What are the tradeoffs that policymakers face when steering the federal budget? To answer this question, we will explore ways…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy
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The Personal Finance Portfolio

The Personal Finance Portfolio: Arguably the most important lesson economics educators can teach is the skill to budget personal resources…
Key Concepts: Budgeting
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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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Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology

The controversy surrounding crytocurrency has led to full discussions on how blockchain technology can change the way property rights are…
Key Concepts: Property Rights, Technology
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Economics in Space?

Stretch the limits of your students’ thinking beyond planet earth as we answer the question: who should pay for asteroid…
Key Concepts: Public-Choice Analysis, Roles of Government
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UFR Using Fiscal Ship

How do you balance the federal budget and reduce the deficit? This game is a fun way to teach students…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy
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UFR Balancing the Federal Budget

Balancing the Federal Budget -- When I first started teaching economics in 2010, the U.S. national debt was around $13.5…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy
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Compound Interest

Students learn what compound interest is, how it is calculated, and appreciate the impact it makes on loans and investments.…
Key Concepts: Interest
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