Achieving Economic Stability
Students engage in study of the economic crash of The Stock Market in 1929. They examine the trends of the market at the time and discuss the indicators in classroom small groups. Then suggestions are made as to how this could have been avoided.
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Socio-Economic Goals of the Government
Equity. Increased productivity. Price stability. Environmental protection. Decreased poverty. Governments establish socio-economic goals and then must design and fund programs to address these goals. Groups investigate various programs...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Learning About the Federal Budget: “Get a Pencil, You’re Tackling the Deficit!”
Your class members have been selected by the president to help solve the budget crisis as part of a special deficit commission. After learning about fiscal policy, economic theories, and the federal budget through a detailed PowerPoint...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Get out of the textbook and into real economic issues with an innovative video. Crash Course Economics takes learners through a tour of macroeconomics and applies the three major factors of macroeconomics—gross domestic product,...
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Fiscal Policy and Stimulus
A country with high recessionary and inflationary gaps has several options to stimulate growth. A video focused on fiscal policy inspires young economists to explore the ways a government can influence, regulate, and stabilize (or...
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable