Identifying Opportunity Cost
Students work together to examine the concept of opportunity costs. They complete a practice problem and solve other problems during the class period. They share their solutions with the class.
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The Market Economy
From consumers and producers to profits and incentives, offer your learners an overview of the market economy and the concept of supply and demand. Here you will find reading materials that cover several fundamental terms of economics,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
What would your class members say to the opportunity to take two years off of school between grades 10 and 11? Examine the economic concepts of costs, benefits, and unintended consequences with this unique and engaging approach.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Savvy Spending: Sharpening Money Decisions
Do you really need that new laptop/phone/dress/jacket/etc.? Financial decisions require us to distinguish between our wants and our needs. Through discussion and the evaluation of scenarios on provided worksheets, this resource will...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Comparative Advantage: Econ Concepts in 60 Seconds
Walk your learners step-by-step through the process of creating a comparative advantage chart with a sample problem involving the production of cars and rice on a production possibilities curve.
4 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The REAL Cost of College
Learners explore the cost of college and how to plan and save. In this money management lesson students do research on the cost of college, learn about making financial choices, earning, spending, saving, investing and how they apply to...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History