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ESSENTIAL DILEMMA What level of medical care should the federal government provide for the elderly, and what trade-offs are we willing to make to provide that care? more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
ESSENTIAL DILEMMA What responsibility does the federal government have to ensure the elderly a secure and stable standard of living? more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
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Students take an interest inventory test that gives them a list of careers from which to choose. Once they select a career they are given the annual median wage for that career. Students are taught how to make a table, label a gra... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Compound Interest
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Students learn what compound interest is, how it is caculated, and how to appreciate the impact it makes on loans and investments. To begin the lesson students work through simple interest leading to compound interest problems. Th... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Peppe and his family moved to America to pursue the American dream. His mother has passed away, his father is ill,and all the children need to find work to help provide for basic essentials. Peppe is excited to find a job, only to... more »
Grades: K-2, 3-5 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Shanan Riegle, an award-winning teacher from Yorktown Elementary School in Indiana, demonstrates how to use play dough to teach the concept of scarcity to her 5th grade students using a lesson from Playful Economics by Dr. Harlan ... more »
Grades: 3-5 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
There's nothing quite like a song to help students remember new vocabulary. Oh, Scarcity is one of many songs you can find on kidseconposters.com, a website from the Indiana Council for Economic Education. Thank you to Shanan Rie... more »
Grades: 3-5 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Using play dough is a fun way to introduce new economic concepts and to keep your students engaged. In this video, Shanan Riegle, an award-winning teacher from Yorktown Elementary School in Indiana, demonstrates the Opportunity Co... more »
Grades: 3-5 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Shanan Riegle, an award-winning teacher from Yorktown Elementary School in Indiana, shares tips for creating a mini-economy in the elementary school classroom. As Shanan says in the video, "things that you could never stage in a ... more »
Grades: 3-5 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Students will participate in a brief activity as well as direct instruction that explains the purpose of stocks and bonds from both a corporate and investor perspective. Then they will work in groups to make investment decisions i... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
In this lesson students interpret key features of graphs for both linear and quadratic functions in the context of total and marginal production. The lesson begins with a short video about a young entrepreneur who designed his own... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
On January 20, 2016, the Council for Economic Education and the Oklahoma Council on Economic Education conducted a webinar to introduce teachers to the Better Money Habits series of lessons and videos for teaching personal finance... more »
Grades: 6-8, 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
The Hidden Costs of College
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College costs have escalated over the past two decades, and many students are relying on student loans to cover the costs. So it is more important than ever to carefully consider the costs of college, anticipated career income, an... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
How Will I Pay for College?
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In this lesson, students will learn about current trends in student borrowing and determine a reasonable debt load for hypothetical students. College costs have escalated over the past two decades, and more and more students are r... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Professor Richard MacDonald of St. Cloud University demonstrates a lesson on Powerball Economics at a workshop organized by the Indiana Council for Economic Education. This lesson appears in CEE's print publication, Mathematics & ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
In the story, Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday, Alexander receives a dollar from his grandparents that he plans to save, but he spends it all, a little at a time. In this lesson, students count by 2s to fill a container ... more »
Grades: K-2 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Building Good Credit Scores
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This lesson uses the Better Money Habit video Does Carrying a Balance on Your Credit Card Hurt Your Credit Score? to help students understand how revolving accounts, such as credit cards, can impact credit scores. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
I'm writing this from my personal computer more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Interest Calculator
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This interest calculator can be used to calculate the monthly payments and final amount paid on a loan for various interest rates, term lengths and base amounts. It is intended for use with Lesson 23, Interest Rates: Let's Go Shop... more »
Grades: 6-8, 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
Decision Making
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Students apply a particular model for making decisions in exercises that call for choosing a college and buying a personal computer. The model focuses on explicit identification of problems, alternative possibilities for solving p... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson

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