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Learn about entrepreneurship directly from small business owners. Discussion questions are provided for each video.
Students learn about entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs. Students are asked to apply these characteristics to themselves and people in their own communities by completing a story pyramid and then write a short story that demonstrates entrepreneurship.
In this lesson, students will be introduced to the concepts of resources, scarcity, human capital and boycott. After reading a reality-based story about an all-black Little League team that faced racial prejudice, students will determine resources used in the production of baseball-related goods and complete comprehension and analysis-driven activities tied to key vocabulary covered within the lesson. Specifically, students will identify examples of scarcity, interpret consequences of various actions and determine ways to improve human capital. Additionally, K-2 grade students will interpret textual and visual data, while 3-4 grade students will work together to solve mathematical problems based on the story
Before buying an extended warranty or a service contract for your home, a car, or an appliance, be sure to read the fine print and weigh the costs and benefits.
Este video divertido explica cómo funciona el interés compuesto. El interés compuesto, o interés agregado, significa que el interés se gana sobre la cantidad que usted deposita inicialmente - lo que llamamos el principal - y sobre el interés que usted gana.
This video from the Continuing Feducation series provides a short overview of credit scores—how they are determined and why they are important.
In this Classroom ECONnections webinar, the Federal Reserve banks of Atlanta, Kansas City, and St. Louis collaborated to present entrepreneurship resources from around the Federal Reserve System. These classroom-ready resources will help you differentiate your instruction and engage students in content and new ways to teach entrepreneurship and related topics.
FRED® (Federal Reserve Economic Data) provides access to a wide range of time-series data. Several of those series signal stress levels in financial markets and the probability of economic recession. This Special Edition of Page One Economics® describes indexes of financial and economic recession risk to new data users and can serve as a reference to advanced data users.
In this Classroom ECONnections webinar, Andrew Hill, of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, shares some of his research results showing that students know some personal finance before taking a course on the subject, but have little prior knowledge on some personal finance topics. The gaps provide opportunities to increase students' knowledge. To help you, we feature free, classroom-ready resources from around the Federal Reserve System.
This video in the Tools for Enhancing the Stock Market Game™: Invest it Forward™ video series shows how saving early, then investing, can help young people attain longer term goals such as education, employment, entrepreneurship, buying a home, and retirement.