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Who Gets Bailed Out and Why?

In this economics lesson, students will complete a simulation to learn why certain industries get bailed out.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Fiscal Policy, Roles of Government
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Multipliers and Fiscal Policy

In this economics lesson, students will analyze responses to the COVID-19 crisis to learn about fiscal policy and its limits.
Key Concepts: Aggregate Demand, Economic Growth, Fiscal Policy
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Uncle Sam Takes a Bite

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn about the basic principles of personal income tax.
Key Concepts: Income, Taxes
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Intro to TurboTax

In this personal finance activity, students will use TurboTax to learn and actively file taxes.
Key Concepts: Income, Taxes
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Compound Interest Video and Quiz

In this personal finance video, students will learn about compound interest and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Compounding, Economic Institutions, Interest
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Compound Interest Calculator

The Compound Interest Calculator visually shows the dramatic effect that compounding can have on investments. Adjust the monthly savings, interest...
Key Concepts: Interest, Investing, Savers
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Tic, Tac, Taxes

In this economics webinar, help students understand how shared resources are generated and managed. 
Key Concepts: Goods and Services, Government Failures/Public-Choice Analysis, Taxes
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Intro to Mint

In this personal finance activity, students will be introduced to Mint and our fictional user Scott.
Key Concepts: Consumers
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On This Day in Economic History