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PBS Economics correspondent Paul Solman examines the cases for and against paying student athletes. He interviews Ed O'Bannon, the former UCLA star who sued the NCAA and EA Sports for using his image in a video game without permis... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
This video models a lesson from our Understanding Fiscal Responsibility curriculum in the classroom, discusses lesson objectives and provides pointers for teaching about federal taxes and their relationship to the national debt. S... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
This NY1 segment features Jonathan Joseph, an economics teacher at White Plains High School (NY) and recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champion Award, who created a semester-long honors course called Economics a... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
This lesson from [EEL-link id='5227' title='AP Macroeconomics (4th Edition),' ] focuses on the study an control of business cycles, which are the heart of macroeconomics. Business cycles are a problem because output fluctuati... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
In this lesson from AP Macroeconomics (4th Edition), the focus is on short-run equilibrium in the AS/AD model and the changes in real GDP and the price level if AS or AD changes. Students need to learn how to graph and explain cha... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson supports the Financial Sector section of the Advanced Placement Economics course. It introduces students to the money market and loanable funds market. These two markets are used later to explain the effects of monetar... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson supports the Inflation, Unemployment, and Stabilization Policies section of the Advanced Placement Macroeconomics course. It introduces government budget deficits and the national debt and analyzes the long-run effects... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson supports the Open Economy: International Trade and Finance section of the Advanced Placement Macroeconomics course. This lesson introduces net capital flows and examines their effect on the macroeconomy through the loa... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
COMPELLING QUESTION Do people always make economics decisions by strictly weighing the costs and benefits of each alternative? This lesson introduces students to some of the basic concepts addressed in behavioral economics.&nbsp... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
COMPELLING QUESTION Can arbitrary numbers stick in our minds and affect our decision making? Students will participate in a trading game in which students are either a buyer or seller in a market. In this market students will be... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
COMPELLING QUESTION Under what circumstances do people not behave like rational Econs? Students will participate in a version of the classic behavioral economics experiment entitled the Ultimatum Game. The class will be divided ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
COMPELLING QUESTION Why don’t we always choose the best option when making a decision? The lesson presents three short illustrations of how people may not always make decisions by weighing the costs and benefits of the alt... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
COMPELLING QUESTION: Why do people tend to procrastinate when it comes to doing things that are good for them? Students observe a “mind” that tries to decide whether to exercise or not. They see how discounting can ch... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This note from one of our behavioral economics authors, William Bosshardt, Florida Atlantic University, explains how these behavioral economics lessons are linked together and where they can be used in the high school curriculum. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Students will use the "Handy Dandy Guide to Economic Thinking" to solve an economic mystery. Yasiel Puig left his home country of Cuba in 2012 to further his career as a professional baseball player in the United States.... more »
Grades: 6-8, 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Essential Question: Why did the Atlanta Falcons and the City of Atlanta partner to build a new $1.4 billion dollar retractable-roof stadium?  On September 30, 2013 the Atlanta Falcons, the City of Atlanta, and the Georgia Wo... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Essential Question: How do entrepreneurship, competition, and specialization benefit consumers of athletic footwear and apparel? In order to gain a better understanding of the important role entrepreneurs play in a market economy... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
ESSENTIAL QUESTION: Is the U.S. Sugar Program a necessary defense against disruptive global trade practices or lavish corporate welfare at the expense of the American consumer and commerce? Government policies often impact the m... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This video models a lesson from our Understanding Fiscal Responsibility curriculum in the classroom, discusses lesson objectives and provides pointers for teaching about political beliefs and how they affect policy decisions regar... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Many factors influence voters as they decide how they will vote. The economic policies advocated by candidates and political parties are important factors in these decisions. No matter what policies a presidential candidate may pr... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool

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