Managing the National Debt
Students explore the national debt. In this calculus instructional activity, students predict the national debt by using logistic growth. The students estimate the current national debt and use that figure to make their predictions.
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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
New Review Lesson 3: A Fresh Start
The members of your economics class may be busy earning graduation credits, but the credit they should be concerned about is their financial credit. The third lesson in a unit about Hurricane Katrina and other events that can result in...
7th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Credit and Debt: Understanding Credit Reports and Managing Debt
Credit cards are tempting to use right out of high school. Teach your upperclassmen the benefits and challenges of credit and how it can affect their future. The lesson covers credit scores and ways to strengthen credit if learners find...
9th - 12th Math
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