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Who Is Janet Yellen?
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This lesson introduces students to the Chair of the Federal Reserve System, Janet Yellen. It describes briefly her involvement within the Federal Reserve. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Students will learn how to determine the function values [f(x) or y values] of simple functions by calculation and inspection and will learn to calculate the area under straight line graphs. Students will watch a video to learn th... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Distribution of Income
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Students engage in a simulation to explore how productivity influences the distribution of income and how government policy influences the redistribution of income. They calculate measures of central tendency for the entire class,... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson uses the latest employment and unemployment data release by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, for the month of March, 2015, reported April 5, 2015. The lesson focuses on the continued depression... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
In this lesson, students explore the advance estimate of real GDP data for the fourth quarter of 2014. These data, released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, are presented first as estimates, then as revisions as more data for t... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Students take a quiz that involves earning income and paying a tax. Through this activity, they generate data that they use to create a table, a graph, and to build equations that represent relationships between quantities. Stud... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Rates of Change
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This lesson uses a classic video clip to introduce variable and fixed inputs. Students participate in an activity that demonstrates adding additional inputs to a fixed set of inputs that eventually leads to diminishing marginal re... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
In this lesson, students explore the advance estimate of real GDP data for the fourth quarter of 2014. These data, released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, are presented first as estimates, then as revisions as more data for t... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson uses the latest employment and unemployment data release by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, for the month of February, 2015, reported March 6, 2015. The lesson focuses on different ways of mea... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the Consumer Price Index (CPI), students explore the latest release for January 2015, analyze the extent to which consumer misperception about the inflation rate can exist, and ex... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson uses the latest employment and unemployment data release by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, for the month of January, 2015, reported Feb. 6, 2015. The lesson focuses on alternative ways to mea... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Students explore budget constraints by solving a contextual problem involving the purchase of goods on a fixed income. Adjustments to the quantities of two goods are used to explore the meaning of points on a graph and relationshi... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Exchange Rates
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Students describe and identify where certain items they own come from and the approximate price of these items. They learn that to purchase an imported item they have to pay the people from whom they bought the item in their count... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the Consumer Price Index (CPI), students explore the latest release for December 2014. Building on last month's lesson that discusses the problems with the CPI, they learn abo... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson utilizes the January 28, 2015, statement of the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to explore the Federal Reserve's twin goals of price stability and full employment. This lesson discusses t... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
In this lesson, students explore the advance estimate of real GDP data for the fourth quarter of 2014. These data, released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, are presented first as estimates, then as revisions as more data for t... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Deriving Marginalism
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This lesson creates a connection between derivatives and marginalism. Students will be engaging in a set of scaffolding activities that explore the Marginal Cost Function, Marginal Revenue Function, and the implications that these... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Spending Multipliers
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Students learn the definition of marginal propensity to consume and marginal propensity to save. After spending time practicing computing what these terms mean, students participate in a simulation to demonstrate how the marginal ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
In this lesson, students explore the final (third) estimate of real GDP data for the third quarter of 2014. These data, released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, are presented first as estimates, then as revisions as more data ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the Consumer Price Index (CPI), students explore the latest release for November 2014. They analyze the shortcomings of the measurement of the CPI and the implications of these pr... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson

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