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Interest Rates Teacher Resources
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Students examine the difference between compound and simple interest. After calculating at varying amounts, rates, and time lengths, they use the information to determine ways they can manage their money. In groups, students contact financial institutions and investigate the types of products available.
Learners explore the role of government in the economy market. In this economics lesson, students analyze the decision making and how it takes into consideration additional cost, benefits and public awareness of what they are trying to accomplish. They discuss marginal costs.
High schoolers discover the value in paying themselves first. For this personal finance lesson, students discuss the concept of saving money as they study disposable income, consumption, and interest rates. Discussion questions and worksheet activities accompany this lesson.
Interest can be both a best friend and an enemy...show your learners how it can manifest through this set of 10 word problems. For each, they calculate time, principle, interest, or rate and choose an answer from multiple choice questions. This worksheet is printable with or without answers, and offers great practice in this applicable skill.