Play the Market
Students participate in a hypothetical experiment. For four weeks, they track 10 stocks they have selected. They discuss their imaginary gains and losses and share their observations about the stock market, and their reactions to this experience.
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A Study of Command and Market Economies with a Focus on North and South Korea
Students investigate how command and market economies function in North and South Korea. In this economics lesson, students experience a simulation of market and command economies under authoritarian dictatorships.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Find Your Way Through Trade: It's Just Not Fair
Students discover fair trading in an economy. In this economics lesson, students participate in a role playing game in which they must trade their goods with the government in an unfair market. Students discuss the lack of fairness among...
3rd - 7th Math
Online —On Stage—and Action
Use your tablets to participate in a culture-sharing project with a class in a foreign country. Your class can communicate and share ideas with a class in another country, swapping information regarding language and culture. Together you...
Pre-K - 5th English Language Arts
Student Opinion: Do You Spend Too Much Time on Smart Phones Playing 'Stupid Games'?
This versatile resource from The New York Times website provides a short opinion piece on smart phones and the amount of time we spend playing games on them as well as several possible writing prompts pupils could consider in response to...
7th - 12th English Language Arts