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An Introduction to Modern Economics
Practice reading comprehension with this informational economics worksheet. Learners read a 2-page explanation of the beginnings of modern economics and how it plays a role in society. This reading discusses natural, human and capital resources, microeconomics and macroeconomics, and the 3 types of economies.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 33 Views 274 Downloads
Federal Reserve's Monetary Policy
Twelfth graders identify and define in writing, various economic terms by conducting a Web search. In this macroeconomics lesson, 12th graders explain the development process and purpose of the Federal Reserve's Beige Book by conducting a search and completing a question sheet.
12th Math 4 Views 38 Downloads
A Case Study: The Federal Reserve System and Monetary Policy - December 2001
Students analyze the decisions by the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates. Using data and announcements, they develop reasons why the rate would be lowered and how it would affect spending and employment in the United States. Using monetary policy, they gain insight into the concept of macroeconomics.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
New Review Educational apps reviews are available to members
Imagine having access to a fantastic economics instructor who will offer you one-to-one instruction and review for all of your exam needs at your own convenience. That is exactly what this app provides its users, with a complete collection of instructional videos and explanations of key economic concepts, multiple-choice review questions, free-response questions and tips, and detailed video explanations.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Focus on Economic Data
It's hard to think of a 16 or 17-year-old being able to speculate about the impact of current economic conditions based on GDP data and business cycles, but that's just what they're going to do. This lesson provides background information, tons of web links, statistical data and solid activities to build a real world understanding of how the US Economic system works.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 180 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: Consumer Price Index and Inflation, January 2012
Using the latest updates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Consumer Price Index, learners conduct economic data analysis. They examine the charts, graphs, and websites provided to draw conclusions on current and future economic trends.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
New Review Intro: Basic Economic Concepts
Before delving into the bank of instructional videos that this economics instructor has to offer, check out an introductory video in which he offers a quick overview of the topics he will be covering in the particular unit.
2 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Focus on Economic Data: Real GDP Growth
Students examine a report by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) covering an estimate of the level and growth of GDP in the U.S. For this economic data lesson, students find out what growth has taken place by reviewing the report which includes charts and graphs and then answering questions provided on an assessment and essay.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: U.S. Employment and the Unemployment Rate, May 7, 2010
Learners examine The Employment Report from April 2010. For this economic data lesson, students review data provided and explore links to figure out the changes in U.S. employment and unemployment and what factors have influenced it by completing provided questions through assessment.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Consumer Price Index and Inflation
Extensive explanation, charts, and links help young economists understand inflation, changes in the Consumer Price Index, and economic indicators. The lesson includes fun online tools such as an inflation calculator and an assessment, the results of which can be sent to you.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 31 Downloads
New Review Time Inconsistency: Today’s Actions = Tomorrow’s Regrets
Why do we choose instant gratification over maximizing lifetime satisfaction? How is this reflected in government and macroeconomics? Learn how one research analyst proposes individuals and governments can accomplish greater lifetime utility in the face of time inconsistency.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Aggregate Demand and Supply and LRAS
Learn about the "most important graph in all of macroeconomics: aggregate demand and aggregate supply". Here, an economics instructor explains how wages, resource prices, and supply are all affected within shifting aggregate curves.
3 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Educational apps reviews are available to members
Economic novices, general readers, and even economic experts will find value in a tool that provides videos and articles on everything from compound interest and monetary policy, through banking education and personal finance, to micro and macroeconomics.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 3 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: US Real GDP Growth, 4th
Learners identify key economic indicators to understand real GDP growth. They calculate the historical and recent GDP, assess GDP data in relation to business cycles, and make predictions about the impact of currect GDP growth. Discussion questions, charts, background data, and web links are included.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Prioritizing National Economic Goals
Eighth graders define the generally accepted list of national economic goals. They discuss the compatability/incompatibility of goals. They participate in a consensus-building exercise to rank economic goals in order of importance.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
The Trial of Monty Terry
Students research and analyze the Federal Reserve System. They participate in a reader's theater, acting out the roles typical of a courtroom drama as they determine whether the defendant, Monty Terry, is guilty or innocent of manipulating the economy.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 55 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: US Employment and the Unemployment Rate, March, 2012
Read all about the various types of unemployment and the United States is are currently at the low-point of an unemployment cycle. Kids examine what economic factors affect the unemployment rate, and what data shows for different US populations.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Tobacco Bag Stringing: Secondary Activity One
Learners explore the world of tobacco bag stringing. In this North Carolina history lesson, students read the provided article about tobacco bag stringing and investigate the implications of the Fair Labor Standards Act on the jobs.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Keynes vs. Hayek: Rise of the Chicago School of Economics
Students determine differences between Keynes' and Hayek's economic philosophies. They describe economic freedom according to Hayek, as current economists describe it, then explain how Keynes' economic policies could limit economic freedom .
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 16 Downloads