Interest Rates Teacher Resources
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Interest Rates: Real vs Nominal Practice
Are interest rates a good or bad thing? Explain to your young economists why the answer depends on such factors as who is buying and lending and what is the inflationary rate, and how this all ties into banking practices and general...
3 mins 11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
So How Much Are You Really Paying for that Loan?
Loans are rarely provided without a cost. Pupils evaluate the high cost of using a payday loan or payday advance through discussion and worksheets, and finally work in groups to develop short public service announcements that outline the...
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Lesson 3: A Fresh Start
New ReviewThe members of your economics class may be busy earning graduation credits, but the credit they should be concerned about is their financial credit. The third lesson plan in a unit about Hurricane Katrina and other events that can result...
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
"The Cluster of Errors" - The Austrian Theory of Boom and Bust
Does the financial crises of 2008 fit the Austrian economic theory of "boom and bust"? American economics professor Lawrence H. White discusses economists' rationale for following interest rates and the reliability of turning to theory...
5 mins 10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What's all the Yellen About? Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve
Most countries experience an economic slump from time to time. Learn about the ways the Federal Reserve can intervene in a struggling economy before a crisis occurs with a short video from Crash Course Economics that focuses on monetary...
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Personal Financial Literacy: Using Credit Wisely
What is credit, and what are the advantages and disadvantages of using it for purchases? Your class members will learn about different types of loans, such as student and mortgage, how interest factors into credit use, credit reports,...
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable