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Opportunity occupations, or jobs that don't require a four-year degree yet typically pay above the national annual median wage, are important to the economy and many are anticipated to have solid growth. Use this infographic to explore these careers!
Students work in small groups ("work crews") while participating in a production activity. Students learn about competition, division of labor, and incentives. They also demonstrate how division of labor and incentives help lead to greater productivity.
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.
This lesson focuses on adjusting measures by population size. Students evaluate volunteerism data for 2015 to determine which state’s citizens are most likely to volunteer. Through a guided discussion and review of data, students learn how to convert absolute numbers into per capita measures by adjusting for population and why such adjustments are necessary to make valid comparisons among groups. They also discuss credibility of data sources and identify data sources used in the lesson. As an assessment, they use various data series in GeoFRED® to find state-specific data, including per capita measures.
This simple trading activity demonstrates a key economic idea: Voluntary trade can make both the buyer and seller better off. Students first receive a piece of candy randomly.
Use this infographic to show your students what it means to be an entrepreneur.
Learn about behavioral economic concepts like bandwagon effect and loss aversion, and then participate in activities to better understand the concept's effect on their behavior and how it affects their everyday lives.
Students engage in simulations as colonists and business owners as they learn about colonial mercantilist policies in this lesson.
You will flip over this fun way to review personal finance concepts, whether you’re taking a class in school, preparing for the Personal Finance Challenge in Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri or Tennessee, or simply want to learn more about smart personal finance decisions.
Vocabulary, vocabulary, vocabulary is the first step in learning a new discipline like economics or personal finance.We can help with that! Create and print flash cards, or have your students create and print their own, from more than 300 economics and personal-finance terms. Create flash cards for each new chapter or unit of study. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3.