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Banking 4: Multiplier effect And the money supply
In the context of a discussion about real wealth versus the representation of wealth (money), Sal explains the multiplier effect and how 1000 pieces of gold can become 2710 pieces of gold. Viewers will appreciate the annotations and easy-to-understand narration in this video.
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 6 Views 7 Downloads
Banking 15: More on the Fed Funds Rate
Going deeper into the concept of the Federal Funds Rate, this video guides viewers through the process of inter-bank lending, much like the previous video (Banking 14). Sal's easygoing approach is simple to understand and fun to watch.
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Extra Credit: It’s No Fairy Tale
Students discuss their knowledge of payday loans and credit cards. In this Economics lesson, students complete a read an article and Q&A activity in groups, and play a vocabulary bingo game and a quiz game on payday loans. Students review a case study on payday loans and calculate the costs of credit usage.
9th - 12th Math 26 Views 166 Downloads
Banking 12: Treasuries (government debt)
Taking viewers through the process of creating a reserve bank (Federal Reserve), Sal introduces the idea of government involvement in modern banking. Additionally, he explains the obligation of the government to cover the reserves, and why bonds issued by the government are risk-free.
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
What Every 4-H Leader Should Know
Designed as an overview of the benefits of a 4-H program, this presentation, created by faculty from Purdue University, would provide a terrific introduction. Those who are interested in starting a 4-H group or club could explore the program through viewing this resource.
Higher Ed Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Banking 16: Why target rates vs. money supply
Using dual diagrams and workspaces, Sal provides a thorough explanation of target rates and money supply. Your class will appreciate his anecdotal approach to explain how interest rates are set, and how it affects potential "consumers of money.
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Ex 1: Distributive Property to Simplify
Warming up with a few more complicated algebra problems, Sal works up to applying the skills he's demonstrated so far to a word problem. His instruction and problem-solving skills will appeal to even your most reluctant mathematicians.
15 mins 7th - 11th Math 3 Views 9 Downloads
The Discount Rate
What happens when a bank out lends its reserves? Sal answers this question in a video about the discount rate, explaining that it is for the "lender of last resort" and outlining possible circumstances surrounding the need for such a rate.
13 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 1 Download
FRB Commentary 3: Big Picture
Summarizing his thoughts on creating the last few videos on the weaknesses of the fractional reserve, Sal goes on to explain why he believes the nature of this system is "disingenuous," leading up to a discussion that contextualizes the concept within the world of hedge funds and venture capitalism.
21 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 1 Download
Banking 3: Fractional Reserve Banking
With just 1000 pieces of fictional gold, Sal takes viewers through the process of fractional reserve banking. He explains how deposits made into a bank can be both assets and liabilities, and the role of having reserves. Additionally, he demonstrates the multiplier effect to show how the modern banking system is sustained.
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 1 Download
College Bound: Moving Out!
Here's a real life research project that should get those upper graders excited! They conduct research into everything they'll need to know before moving out on their own. They compare university tuition, housing, textbooks, living arrangements, leases, credit card offers, and financial aid packages.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 68 Views 144 Downloads
Bailout 1: Liquidity vs. Solvency
Introducing the circumstance surrounding the 2008 bailout and financial crisis, Sal uses a simplified analogy to help students to see the heart of the matter. He covers the importance of credit and credit scores, as well as what happens when one's liabilities are larger than one's assets.
11 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
LIBOR: London InterBank Offer Rate
Sal explains the relationship of FIBOR to interest rates and to other interbank borrowing rates, such as the Federal Funds Rate in the U.S. Viewers will appreciate the simple way he defines and contextualizes these concepts in this short video.
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Managing Your Money
Learners use the internet to gather information on saving money. They describe the history of money and the responsibilities of the United States Mint. They list their own personal goals and keep a journal as they operate a lemonade stand.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History 5 Views 41 Downloads
Managing My Money
Second graders use The Berenstain Bears' to learn about money management. In this money management lesson, 2nd graders read The Berenstain Bears' Dollars and Sense book and complete the 'Rainy Day' worksheet. Students then discuss the economic concept of managing money and write proverbs about managing money.
2nd Math 14 Views 81 Downloads
Using An ATM
Students engage in a lesson plan on how to use an ATM, or Automated Teller Machine. They see how to bank with an ATM and practice banking using several different types of transactions. This lesson plan includes a teaching worksheet to practice using the ATM.
7th - Higher Ed Math 5 Views 7 Downloads
Let's Check the Checks
Learners learn how to write checks and reconcile a checkbook. In this check book lesson, students use an imaginary $100 to set up a checking account after learning the proper tasks for keeping an accurate check book. They fill out at least four checks and make one deposit while keeping an accurate check register and reconciliation sheet.
4th - 5th Math 11 Views 39 Downloads
ADULT ESOL LESSON PLAN--Level 5--Time and Money
Students, after defining and reviewing the extensive list of vocabulary words on the board, examine various banking systems and terms (loans, interest rates, investments, mortgages, etc.). They also show mastery of this task by conversation/role play practice.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads