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French Revolution (Part 1)
History comes alive in this engaging video, which artfully sets up the first steps of the French Revolution. Students will relate to the idea of nobility "living it up" while 98% of the French citizens went without wealth or rights. The drama of the French Revolution is truly reflected in the narrator's passion and annotations of paintings and maps.
17 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 84 Views 283 Downloads
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
Global Wrap 11/18/08
Young scholars examine the global economy. In this economics lesson, students participate in reading and research activities about gross domestic product, consumer prices, inflation, consumer price index, industrial production, and unemployment rates in the global marketplace.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 77 Downloads
Bailout 4: Mark-to-model vs. mark-to-market
The saga of Sal's fictional bank - as it relates to the very real-world banking world today - continues in this video, which covers ways to account for an asset (mark-to-model vs. mark-to market). Sal does not hide his opinion here, which can lead to a good class discussion on the implications of the financial crisis.
11 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Bailout 2: Book Value
Your class has been exposed to the effects and ramifications of the recent financial crisis. In this video, Sal helps to clarify the terms and procedures of what has been happening. He uses a fictional balance sheet to illustrate the possible assets and liabilities of an entity, as well as defining book value.
11 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Issues
Take a close look at news reporting techniques and global issues. Begin by creating a graphic representation of developing nations and defining the term. After class discussion, the second day's activities pick up by deconstructing news and researching articles online.
7th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 18 Downloads
A Piece of The Energy Pie: Lesson 10
Cost-benefit, green initiatives, global economics, and renewable energy are the topics of this thought-provoking lesson plan. Learners watch the video, NASCAR Goes Green, engage in a circular written discussion, then talk about the green initiative as a targeted market to increase product loyalty and overall profit margarine.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 39 Downloads
More Fiscal Cliff Analysis
Continuing from a previous video explaining the various budgetary proposals of 2013 in the United States, this video illustrates a more in-depth analysis of the fiscal cliff. It reviews complex concepts such as the pros and cons of reducing federal debt as a percentage of GDP, how increased borrowing and spending may lead to a slight recession or inflation.
15 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
ESL Holiday Lessonsï»¿: World Fair Trade Day
In this language skills worksheet, students read an article about World Fair Trade Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer question, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.
6th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Young scholars define hidden homelessness and recognize the problems associated with it. In this hidden homelessness lesson plan, students view a case study and answer questions on a worksheet about hidden homelessness. Young scholars calculate the costs of hidden homelessness.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Students gain a deeper knowledge of the current crisis in Israel by reading primary documents from various sources, formulating problem and solution lists for both sides of the conflict, and proposing what they feel to be the strongest solution.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 44 Downloads
The Great American Bank Robbery
Students examine the economic crisis of 2008. In this banking bailout lesson, students read the provided articles "Nicole Bradbury: Robo-Signer Victim," and "Bankers' Sloppy and Illegal Work." Students respond to the provided discussion questions.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 23 Downloads
Breaking News English: Argentina Beef
In this Argentina beef worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Argentina beef.
5th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Open & Operating: The Federal Reserve Responds to September 11
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.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 7 Downloads
Post-Nuclear War Survival
Students engage in a role-play activity to simulate the aftermath of nuclear war. students grapple with different kinds of survival decisions. They decide what is of upmost importance for survival in an emergency or crisis situation.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 16 Downloads
The Federal Reserve System: Unit
Have your class investigate the functions of the Federal Reserve Banks in this 29 page unit. They participate in a banking activity that explores the fractional reserve banking system. They identify the three basic functions of the Federal Reserve System and reflect on the validity of a dozen statements about the Federal Reserve.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 22 Views 85 Downloads