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Everyday Economics videos
Learn economic concepts from real-life economists featuring examples from their daily lives.
Common Cents: Credit Foundation
Responsible credit use develops through a foundation of strong personal finance principles and an understanding of the costs and benefits of credit. An awareness of the CARD Act will help your teen learn the rights and responsibilities of consumers using credit. A "Credit Clue" quiz will reinforce these concepts.
Making Finance Personal: Project-Based Learning for the Personal Finance Classroom
Project-based learning involves activities designed to interest and motivate students as they learn.
Sojourner Truth: Ain't I a Woman?
In this lesson, students read the story of Sojourner Truth and discuss events that took place during her lifetime. They will analyze the effects of policies noted in the book and continue the analysis by examining government policies.
Circular Flow - The Economic Lowdown Video Series, Episode 6
In the sixth episode of the Economic Lowdown Video Series, economic education specialist Scott Wolla explains the circular flow model. Viewers will learn how households and businesses interact in the market for resources and in the market for goods and services, and see how money keeps the whole process moving.
Students will determine the costs, benefits, and unintended consequences of policies, beginning with analysis of a policy that would allow them to take two years off of school between grades 10 and 11.
Crossing Borders: The Globalization Debate
Students will consider both sides of the globalization debate—the benefits and the costs—by reading and discussing the article "Crossing Borders: The Globalization Debate" from the Spring 2008 issue of Inside the Vault.
Students will examine three Supreme Court rulings and analyze possible positive and negative impacts of the Court’s decision on eminent domain.