Financial Crises Teacher Resources
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New Review Quantitative Easing Explained
Dig deeper into the financial crisis of 2008 in the United States and actions taken by the federal government, including the bailouts and purchase of institutions as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, to bolster financial market conditions.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Effect of the Asian Financial Crisis on the Korean American Community
Students examine the impact of the Asian financial crisis of 1998. In this global studies lesson plan, 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.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
New Review Financial Regulation: A Primer on the Dodd-Frank Act
Get the lowdown on the most sweeping financial regulatory reform since the Great Depression: the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching in a Time of Crisis
Students react to the current financial crisis. In this community building lesson, students are given the opportunity to voice their thoughts and feelings on the current financial crisis in the safety of a classroom meeting.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 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 2 Downloads
Financial Crisis Glossary
Students explore the background and vocabulary that makes up the financial crisis glossary. In this economics lesson plan, students are able to understand the current crisis that our economy is in by reading current events, having group discussions on findings and writing about the affects the economy has on them personally.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 3 Downloads
New Review Financial Crises, Reform, and Central Banking: Establishing the Federal Reserve
From the First and Second Banks of the United States to the founding of the Federal Reserve, discover how the American nation attempted to reform its financial history throughout the years.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Times of Crisis
Following the 2008 financial crisis in the United States, why did fiscal policymakers increase government spending and reduce taxes? Discover the motivation behind these actions and learn about the separate functions of monetary and fiscal policy.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Bailout 14: Possible Solution
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.
12 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
20th Centrury Capitalism and Regulation in the United States
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.
14 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 31 Downloads
California Electricity Crisis
Students study the causes of electricity shortage in California in 2000-2001. In this social studies lesson, students evaluate the effect of the deregulation process. They discuss the actions taken by the government to solve the crisis.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
The Financial Crisis: What Happened? Where do Things Stand Now?
Students listen to and watch a presentation by Julie Stackhouse on the 2010 financial crisis in the United States. In this economics lesson, students engage in a presentation which is designed to be listened to by High School classes.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Reforming Wall Street & its Booms, Bubbles & Busts
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?
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Financial Planning For Catastrophe
Students explore the concept of financial planning for a catastrophe. In this financial planning lesson, students discuss the devastation that Hurricane Katrina wrought on the Gulf Coast. Students create budgets to plan for a catastrophe.
8th - 9th Math 4 Views 17 Downloads
An Overview of the European Union, Eurozone, and the European Debt Crisis
This is a solid introduction to the European Union and the debt crisis of the late 2000s through 2012. Class members watch a PowerPoint, take notes, read passages, answer questions, and work in groups to write a fable that illustrates a lesson about the financial crisis.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 22 Downloads
Bailout 10: Moral Hazard
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.
12 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
New Review What Do Financial Market Indicators Tell Us?
Explain the four categories of financial indicators (commodity prices, stock indexes, interest rates, and yield spreads), and help your class members understand how changes in this data can affect decisions regarding consumer spending, loans, and retirement plans.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The US Financial System
Here is a very unique activity in which learners simulate operations of a fractional reserve banking system, ultimately gaining a better understanding of how banks work and process money creation through lending. It includes a Story of Banks comic book with guided reading questions, financial investments and bank scavenger hunt WebQuest, and all instructional materials needed for the simulation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Catastrophe Clan
Students participate in a financial project and identify the three c's of credit. In this credit card lesson, students define and understand how to use credit wisely. Students become familiar with banking terms and types of credit. Students read a skit about the Catastrophe clan who take on a dishonest credit lender.
7th - 10th Math 3 Views 55 Downloads