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As part of his series on Making Sen$e of financial news, economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on how raising the debt ceiling again would affect the U.S. bond market. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
This lesson focuses on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and rate of inflation reported March 17, 2011, by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for the month of February, 2011. Students will read the BLS report, analyze the mean... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson focuses on the March 25, 2011, third (final) estimate of U.S. real gross domestic product (real GDP) growth for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2010, as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The current da... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
As part of his series on Making Sen$e of financial news, economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on the challenges veterans face returning home and searching for work in a troubled job market. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool - Making Sen$e with Solman
 
As part of his series on Making Sen$e of financial news, economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on the challenges veterans face returning home and searching for work in a troubled job market. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
This lesson focuses on the March 15, 2011, press release by the Federal Reserve System's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) on the current Federal Reserve monetary policy goals and actions. Specifically, the lesson reports the t... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
As part of his continuing coverage of Making Sen$e of economic news, Paul Solman examines the struggles to close the widening U.S. inequality gap, even as the economy improves. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool - Making Sen$e with Solman
 
As part of his continuing coverage of Making Sen$e of economic news, Paul Solman examines the struggles to close the widening U.S. inequality gap, even as the economy improves. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
This lesson examines the March 4, 2011, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), announcement of employment data and the unemployment rate for the month of February, 2011. This lesson introduces the basic concep... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson focuses on the February 25, 2011, second estimate of U.S. real gross domestic product (real GDP) growth for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2010, as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The current data a... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
As part of his series on Making Sen$e of financial news, economics correspondent Paul Solman reports from two Ohio counties -- Crawford and Delaware -- that had similar incomes 30 years ago, but their economies and populations hav... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool - Making Sen$e with Solman
 
As part of his series on Making Sen$e of financial news, economics correspondent Paul Solman reports from two Ohio counties -- Crawford and Delaware -- that had similar incomes 30 years ago, but their economies and populations hav... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
As part of his continuing coverage of Making Sen$e of economic news, business correspondent Paul Solman visits two Rhode Island cities struggling to honor pension pledges to retired public workers. more »
Grades: | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool - Making Sen$e with Solman
 
As part of his continuing coverage of Making Sen$e of economic news, business correspondent Paul Solman visits two Rhode Island cities struggling to honor pension pledges to retired public workers. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
This lesson focuses on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and rate of inflation reported February 17, 2011, by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for the month of January, 2011. Students read the BLS report, analyze the meaning... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
As part of his continuing coverage of Making Sen$e of economic news, Paul Solman examines how Rhode Island is one of many states looking to cut pensions for public employees in the face of massive budget deficits. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool - Making Sen$e with Solman
 
As part of his continuing coverage of Making Sen$e of economic news, Paul Solman examines how Rhode Island is one of many states looking to cut pensions for public employees in the face of massive budget deficits. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
This lesson examines the February 4, 2011, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), announcement of employment data and the unemployment rate for the month of January, 2011. This lesson introduces the basic conc... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
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The teacher shows a U-tube of Ben Bernacke answering a question about the importance of monetary policy in the nationís history for the first three minutes. She then leads a class discussion of the key points from his answer empha... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Missouri Council on Economic Education | Type: pedagogy
 
This video provides an educator's perspective on teaching Why is Globalization So Controversial?, followed by a demonstration of the lesson in a classroom. The lesson provides an overview of the major issues that have been raised ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool

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