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).

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Deriving Marginalism

This lesson creates a connection between derivatives and marginalism. Students will be engaging in a set of scaffolding activities that…
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Profit
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Car Shopper App for iPhone

This car is going to cost me how much money??? Use this app to see what it really costs to…
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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In the Market for a New Car?

There are three major purchases that you will make in your lifetime, and one happens to be buying a car.…
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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Using Slope to Compute Opportunity Cost

Students learn the basic economic concept of opportunity cost and draw a production possibilities frontier to learn the constraints a…
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Goods and Services
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Production Possibilities Frontier

Learn how the math concept of slope can be used to model the opportunity cost of a production possibilities frontier.…
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Webinar: High School Economics, 3rd Edition

High School Economics, 3rd Edition, contains 28 field-tested lessons aligned to national and state standards. Each lesson has been designed…
Key Concepts: Benefits of Trade, Business Costs and Revenues, Credit…
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Webinar – Simply Math In The Real World

This webinar introduces teachers to Math in the Real World (MITRW), a series of interdisciplinary lessons that teach important personal…
Key Concepts: Credit, Interest, Risk and Return
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Income Distribution

Students create an income distribution for a fictitious country to learn about quintiles. The interactive calculates the median and mean…
Key Concepts: Distribution of Income, GDP, Income Distribution
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Who Decides Wage Rates?

In this lesson, students play the role of either buyers or sellers of labor to examine the interconnectedness of individuals…
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Demand, Division of Labor/Specialization…
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Your Credit Card

Students will compare credit cards by looking at the amount of interest they will incur when paying off the balance…
Key Concepts: Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Incentive
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When Graphs Mislead Us

Students view a video and answer questions about Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Graphs of real GDP per capita are used…
Key Concepts: Economic Development, Fiscal Policy, GDP
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