Education: Weigh Your Options
High schoolers investigate various schools that provide education or training for their chosen field of employment. Using a decision grid, they evaluate financial and non-financial criteria, complete a checklist, and answer questions.
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The Cost of College: Financing Your Education
With college tuition at an all-time high, high school students must consider the financial obligations of attending higher education, as well as the impact of college on future career opportunities. Pupils will complete worksheets,...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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
The Fed Is Protecting Your Money
A dollar bill, a check, a credit card, and... a cow? What exactly are the various forms of payment that exist today? Your learners will identify the three functions of money in this lesson. In addition, they will discover the most common...
1 min 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Young historians explore monumental events in the history of school segregation in the United States, such as Brown v. Board of Education and the Little Rock Nine. They conclude with an experiential activity by delivering an argument in...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
This Isn't Right: A History of Women in Industry
Women were in the workplace long before Rosie the Riveter pushed up her sleeve. Learn about the working options available to women during the Industrial Revolution, the Progressive Era, and the Great Depression with a lesson that prompts...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Key to the Media's Hidden Codes
You are being manipulated! Arm yourself with awareness! Learn how to identify the various technical codes (images, sounds, colors), and how media makers use these codes to subconsciously influence your emotions and impulses. Just do it....
6 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable