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Learning about Money with the List-Group-and-Label Strategy
2nd - 5th
Students explore what money is and does. In this beginning economics and consumer education lesson, students work in a group to make a list of the things money can buy. Students add services to their list after the teacher prompts them...
Focus on Economic Data: Consumer Price Index and Inflation, May 13, 2011
9th - 12th
Budding economists use hard data to analyze the current changes in the CPI. They identify factors that change inflation rates, such as policy and economic conditions. They also describe the impact inflation/deflation has on various...
Focus on Economic Data: Consumer Price Index and Inflation, March , 2012
7th - 12th
Learners use the CPI-U index to determine how inflation changes have affected consumerism, labor, and the urban landscape. Young economists take a critical look at some hard-hitting data to explore the similarities in inflation rates...
Money Management Part III: Savings Accounts and Cash vs. Credit
7th - 8th
Help your class understand the importance of saving and managing their money. Here is part three to a unit on credit, cash, and savings. Learners discuss savings accounts and the idea that a budget plan can help them avoid costly credit...
Focus on Economic Data: Consumer Price Index and Inflation, October 19, 2011
9th - 12th
Emergent economists take a critical look at some hard-hitting data. They use real data to explore the similarities in inflation rates related to the CPI from 2011 and The Great Depression. They discuss the changes in inflation and the...