|Teachers will learn new methods to use while implementing the Understanding Fiscal Policy lesson “Social Security and the National Debt.” This lesson gives students the means to develop an in-depth understanding of Social Security, as well as the tools needed to have meaningful discussions on controversial topics.|
In this economics lesson, students will revise a federal budget to understand its contents.
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Roles of Government
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
Students will understand how federal policy making decisions, and their associated revenue and spending implications, impact the budget, and will…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Budgeting, Fiscal Policy
Grades 6-8, 9-12
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