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- Annette R., Teacher
- McMinnville, TN
Financial Crises Teacher Resources
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Chronicling the "first wave" of the financial crisis with a short review, Sal goes on to explain how bad choices and unfortunate moves by several banks can lead to total disruption of a financial system. Sprinkling real-world examples throughout his lesson, Sal leaves the viewer to wonder what will happen to his bank when a loan comes through a bank that has negative equity.
Students investigate the purpose of a central bank. In this economics/consumer mathematics lesson, students explore the actions of the Federal Reserve after the events of September 11, 2001. Students investigate the role of the central bank in responding to a crisis in order to stabilize the economy.
Students reflect on a personally meaningful live performance and the circumstances necessary to create art. They study about the current leadership crisis facing the Met, Carnegie Hall, and the Public theater. In groups, students research the Metropolitan Opera, Carnegie Hall, and the Public Theater in greater depth and present their findings to the class.
Young scholars engage in a simulated city council budget meeting and must decide which programs to cut or fund and whether or not to raise taxes. They develop coalitions with lobbyists or community groups while class members sign up to speak at the mock hearing. Student council members then make decisions based on the input of the community speakers.