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Banks, Credit & the Economy
Take your learners through a virtual tour of the US mint to learn about currency, and then discover the role of the Federal Reserve as the nation's central bank. Readings will also provide an overview of banks and lending, saving/investing, and the function of loaning.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Banking 11: A reserve bank
Exploring a world with more than one bank, Sal illustrates the balance sheets of each fictional bank, as well as explaining the possible problems that could result with inconsistent reserve ratios requirements. The video details how one bank run can affect everyone, creating "a weak link in the chain" of commerce.
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Banking 5: Introduction to Bank Notes
Sal explains the concepts of bank notes in this video, leading viewers to the natural conclusion that his illustration looks a lot like a dollar bill - and therefore, one is very much like the other. Wealth creation and the Federal Reserve Bank are two important topics that your class will easily understand after seeing this lecture.
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 2 Downloads
Banking 8: Reserve Ratios
Addressing the concept of reserve ratios, Sal outlines the necessity and purpose of regulating the reserves within the banking system. He describes how an ideal banking system stays liquid, whereas a chaotic banking system might experience a bank run.
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 1 Download
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
Fractional Reserve Banking Commentary 1
After a short review on the banking process and lending procedures, Sal outlines some of the problems and weaknesses of fractional reserve banking. Additionally, he details the differences between illiquidity and insolvency, as well as how one weak bank in a fractional reserve banking system can make life difficult for an entire economy.
19 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 1 Download
Banking 7: Giving out Loans without Giving out Gold
Can a bank issue endless loans and checking accounts without regard to the amount of money within its walls? Sal addresses this question throughout the lecture, where he introduces the concept of bank regulations - specifically reserve requirements.
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 5 Downloads
Banking 6: Bank Notes And Checks
Why carry around a heavy suitcase full of gold when you can write a check to your neighbor in the village? Sal's village banks flourishes in this video with the introduction of checks, demonstrating how a check essentially works. While this video is helpful for those interested in economics, anyone who is about to gain access to a checking account could use the lesson provided here.
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 5 Views 20 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
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
Banking 2: A bank's income statement
Using his example of a growing village bank, Sal (the narrator) explains the ins and outs of the banking business, mostly from the perspective of the banker. This point of view can be helpful for people who see the bank as an institution that simply holds money, without considering the costs and liabilities of said institution.
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 5 Views 6 Downloads
As an introduction to the institution and function of banks in society, this video walks viewers through the concept of banking with colorful annotations and simplified narration. The lecture evolves naturally into a discussion about interest and investments, as well as identifying assets and liabilities.
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 9 Views 24 Downloads
Intended for an adult ed ESL class, this lesson reinforces the practical skills needed to complete personal banking transactions. They practice the language skills needed to make simple monetary transactions at the bank or store. They demonstrate how to deposit money into savings or checking and withdraw money from savings while reinforcing vital linguistic skills.
12th - Higher Ed Math 16 Views 88 Downloads
You Can Bank on This! Part 2)
This is part 2 in a 4 part lesson on banking and personal finance. In this lesson, learners analyze whether or not they have made a good purchase, then discuss how to make an informed decision about a purchase. They create a T-chart, a grid, participate in an interactive activity and navigate a website.
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 25 Downloads
Banking on Debit Cards
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a credit card versus a debit card? What are the costs of using a debit card irresponsibly? Here you'll find a lesson on key concepts that every learner should know regarding personal finance and banking.
10th - 12th Math 36 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Constitutionality of a Central Bank
Considering the expressed and implied powers of Congress, was it constitutional for the United States to establish the Second National Bank in the early nineteenth century? What is the constitutionality of the Federal Reserve System?
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Unit on International Monetary Fund and World Bank
Students explore the purpose of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. In this global issues lesson, students participate in a role play activity that requires them to make funding decisions as members of the World Bank. Students also complete discussion questions about the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Brief.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 21 Downloads
A Lesson To Accompany "The First Bank of the United States: A Chapter in the History of Central Banking"
Here is an interesting topic. Learners examine the economics that led to the founding of the First Bank of America. They participate in a reader's theater experience depicting the debate between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson over the beginnings of the first Bank of the United States.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 139 Downloads
Chinese Central Bank Buying Treasuries
The first several minutes of this clip are a review of the hypothetical China-U.S. trade scenario Sal mapped out in previous videos. Then, he begins to further outline how the Yuan can resist appreciation because of interference by the Chinese Central Bank and it's desire to peg the current exchange rate.
12 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads