Practice Test of Influences on the US Economy
What is monetary policy? What naturally follows from economic expansion? What is the definition of outsourcing? These are just a few of the 20 questions in this multiple choice assessment on influences of the United States economy, which...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
“You Better Check Yourself!”: Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances in the US Government
Through role playing as one of the three branches of government regarding a congressional decision made in 2000, learners explore the concept of separation of powers and checks and balances.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Tax: Your Role as a Tax Payer
Every adult should know that it is their responsibility to help fund public goods and services by paying taxes. Help young people get a handle on the history, evolution, purposes for, and reasons why they should pay taxes too.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Excise Tax Practice
How do consumers and producers both pay part of an excise tax, and how does the tax shift prices and quantity? This economics teacher demonstrates how to use a graph in order to answer these questions, as well as how to calculate tax per...
4 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Dead Weight Loss - Key Graphs of Microeconomics
What is dead weight loss in microeconomics, and how does it relate to efficiency in a monopoly and society as a whole? An economics instructor explains these concepts in detail in a brief five-minute video.
5 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Integrity and Firmness is All I Can Promise: The Washington Presidency
Students engage in a lesson plan which addresses George Washington's leadership as President of the United States. They review a variety of letters written by Washington online, and prepare reports for the class.
9th - 12th English Language Arts