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The pros and cons of prepaid cards are explored to prepare kids to handle plastic in the world of credit cards.
Through this lesson and role-play activity, students will become familiar with how to develop a business plan and the steps an entrepreneur should take to become a business owner. They will learn personal finance concepts that relate to entrepreneurship.
Upper elementary students can help Jay Eagle learn about entrepreneurship by starting a business in this interactive adventure complete with lesson plans and student materials.
Use this infographic to help reinforce and explain concepts to your students related to considering the advantages and costs associated with credit.
Explore patterns in home loan data with Dr. Raphael Bostic. Learn how identifying patterns can help you answer BIG QUESTIONS and create a stronger economy for everyone.
Travel to eastern Africa with Dr. Willene A. Johnson and use data to explore the economic activity of women in urban Tanzania. Learn about gathering and evaluating data to help answer your BIG QUESTIONS about the world!
Dive into Econland with the quirky comic book crew to explore how economics is already a part of middle school students’ everyday lives.
Although much attention is given to the mounting public debt, private debt (the debt of households and businesses) is actually larger. The March 2020 issue of Page One Economics® evaluates trends in private debt and what they could mean for the overall health of the economy.
In this lesson, students participate in a market activity in which a market for cake ingredients is set up to demonstrate the process of using a spending budget. They listen to the story Splat the Cat Takes the Cake and answer comprehension questions through a student-led Q&A. By participating in the opening market activity and reading the story, students use what they have read and learned to conclude that the ingredients Splat used were purchased with money that was earned. They participate in a read-aloud activity to identify specific long-vowel sounds and earn Splat bucks. They use the Splat bucks to purchase materials to decorate a cake and track their spending.
In this lesson, students will learn about responsible consumption and how the choices we make when disposing of trash can impact the environment. Students will listen to a story from the book One Plastic Bag, about an entrepreneur; watch a video about pollutants and distinguish between reducing, reusing and recycling. Students will interpret graphs and data within an infographic and demonstrate their knowledge of responsible consumption through developing their own infographic in collaborative groups.