Do I Have a Right? Bill of Rights Edition
In an online engaging and animated game, pupils role play as lawyers charged with protecting rights found in amendments to the United States Constitution. As they choose appropriate amendments to match the right that has been violated,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Cartoons for the Classroom: The Credit Crisis
Political cartoons are interesting and motivating, and they provide a great opportunity for critical informational analysis. This resource includes background information on the current credit crisis, a political cartoon, and three...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Danger of Debt: Avoiding Financial Pitfalls
How can our perspectives of borrowing and returning influence the way we view credit? Pupils explore the concept of debt, how it impacts our ability to obtain credit, and finally the ways in which we can work to alleviate debt.
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Now That's Beautiful!
Your class experiences dozens of messages about beauty every day by reading magazines, watching movies, and listening to the radio. Have them analyze society's view of beauty in groups after discussing several resources, including Dove's...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
“W” Is for Wages, W-4 and W-2
Don't let your young adults get lost in the alphabet soup of their paychecks and federal income taxes. Using sample pay stubs and reproductions of government forms, your class members will identify the purpose of such forms as a W-4 and...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Credit Default Swaps
A pension fund would like to loan money to a company, but the company's bond rating isn't high enough. Sal discusses the private entities issuing ratings and credit default swaps, nicely illustrating the way a higher-rated company can...
11 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Credit: Buy Now & Pay Later
Students examine credit and how it works. In this financial literacy lesson, students review the pros and cons of credit in order to purchase goods and services by answering provided questions and working within a group to come up with a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
I Can Buy Anything I Want: Consumer Debt and Social Responsibility
A clear, comprehensive overview of consumer debt, credit, interest, international currency, and social responsibility, this 45-minute session falters in the application stage. You'll need to create a way for learners to demonstrate their...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills