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Amanda Tombari,12th Grade Teacher of Economics (Intensive, Regents, Honors, AP) Clarkstown South High School in West Nyack, NY wins 2014 Alfred P. Sloan Teaching Champion Award -- presented to economic educators in the New York me... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Kathleen O'Hagan, Fourth Grade Teacher of Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science at P.S. 97/The Highlawn School in Brooklyn, NY wins 2014 Alfred P. Sloan Teaching Champion Award -- presented to economic educators in the N... more »
Grades: 3-5 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Darren Gurney, 12th Grade Economics Teacher of Economics and AP Macroeconomics at New Rochelle High School in New Rochelle, NY wins 2014 Alfred P. Sloan Teaching Champion Award -- presented to economic educators in the New York me... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
The growing American "share economy" makes use of people's preexisting and underutilized assets and time. Hospitality website Airbnb helps turn empty guest rooms into makeshift hotel rooms. But what happens to actual hotels and be... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
Break- Even Analysis
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Students participate in a group activity in which they are assigned a business. They use break even analysis to calculate the number of units that must be sold or at what price each unit needs to sell in order to recover the vari... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Students are introduced to the concepts of supply and demand. They will construct a supply and demand graph, compute the equations of the lines, utilize a system of equations, and solve the system by the substitution method to con... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Students view a video on inflation and are introduced to the concept of unemployment. They then utilize Excel to create scatterplots, regression line equations, and correlation coefficients (r) for inflation and unemployment data... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Profit Maximization
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In this lesson students solve an optimization problem based on the real-world example of profit maximization. Students analyze a revenue and profit report for Apple, Inc., to explore profits and profit maximization. They view a vi... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Earning Credit
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Students participate in a series of activities that provide them with a simulated credit score and an auto loan interest rate based on their credit score. Then they learn to use compound interest and amortization schedules to calc... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
For the first time since 2008, the unemployment rate has fallen below 6 percent. The latest jobs report depicts a better rebound in the labor market than last month's report predicted. For an in-depth analysis of the figures, econ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Xerox, a $22 billion company, is the first Fortune-500 corporation to have a female CEO. Its commitment to a diverse workforce began in the 1960s, when the founder pledged job opportunities for the African-American community. Econ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool - Making Sen$e with Solman
 
Xerox, a $22 billion company, is the first Fortune-500 corporation to have a female CEO. Its commitment to a diverse workforce began in the 1960s, when the founder pledged job opportunities for the African-American community. Econ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Jonas, a twelve-year old, lives in a seemingly perfect futuristic world. His community protects him from all harm and in doing so has taken away his opportunity to make decisions. Will Jonas ever be able to make a choice on his ow... more »
Grades: 6-8 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Though economists predicted a month of strong hiring, only 142,000 positions were added to the market in August. Paul Solman explains why the growth disappointed many. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool - Making Sen$e with Solman
 
Though economists predicted a month of strong hiring, only 142,000 positions were added to the market in August. Paul Solman explains why the growth disappointed many. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
As employers seek more control over labor costs, the number of part-time jobs has soared in the post-great recession period. But increasingly erratic work schedules -- an attempt to squeeze maximum efficiency from every part-timer... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool - Making Sen$e with Solman
 
As employers seek more control over labor costs, the number of part-time jobs has soared in the post-great recession period. But increasingly erratic work schedules -- an attempt to squeeze maximum efficiency from every part-timer... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
Would You Demand It?
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How many students would demand a cell phone that costs $3,995? That was the price of the first cell phone available to the public, the DynaTAC8000X, in 1983. By 2011, the average price of a smartphone was $135, and more people we... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This video models the lesson in the classroom, discusses lesson objectives and provides pointers for teaching about how demand and supply for labor determine market wage rates and how wages depend, in part, on individual productiv... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
Open for Business!
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This engaging lesson gives students the opportunity to identify risks and rewards of entrepreneurship and distinguish between entrepreneurs who start a business to produce a good or provide a service. more »
Grades: K-2, 3-5 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson

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