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- Annette R., Teacher
- McMinnville, TN
Financial Crises Teacher Resources
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Students examine the impact of the Asian financial crisis of 1998. In this global studies lesson, students participate in a simulation that allows them to investigate the implications of the 1998 Asian financial crisis on the Korean American community in Philedelphia. Students compose essays based on their findings.
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.
Ripe for discussion in your economics and government classes, this video features Sal's idea for a best possible solution to the financial crisis. He first details the situation and what the plan would entail; he then takes viewers through the process to support his theory.
The speaker in this lecture takes the viewer on a journey through the world of modern finance, from the era of Rockefeller and Vanderbilt to the 2008 financial crisis. Exploring the presence of the American government in the economy, this lecture ponders the need for regulation or de-regulation throughout the presidencies of the 20th Century in the United States. Students will have a stronger grasp of both the beginnings of the American economy and the implications on our society today.
Young scholars examine Wall Street Reform. In this current events lesson, students read the provided articles "Why a Financial Crisis?," "Deception and Leadership Failure=Boom, Bubble, Burst," and "How Can a Future Financial Crisis be Prevented?" Young scholars respond to discussion questions that accompany the articles.
Students explore the concept of financial planning for a catastrophe. In this financial planning instructional activity, students discuss the devastation that Hurricane Katrina wrought on the Gulf Coast. Students create budgets to plan for a catastrophe. Students discuss and compare insurance rates.
After describing the circumstances surrounding the current financial crisis and bank bailout, Sal is effusive about the alternate plans to revive the economy - namely, which ones he thinks are "horrible" and which ones he actually believes will work. This video takes your students through a thought process that will undoubtedly get their minds working and their opinions flowing.