AP Microeconomics

Would your students benefit from more practice with crucial Advanced Placement concepts? Would new teaching pathways help them better understand the core of AP? If the answer to these questions, is yes, then CEE’s AP Microeconomics Teacher Resource Manual with accompanying Student Resource Manual (4th Edition) is the go-to supplement for you. Try it out with the five sample lessons, each representing a key AP topic area, available here for free. In addition, we include free lessons, videos, and interactives to further student understanding of the AP topics you present in class.


AP Microeconomics - When Markets Fail

This lesson supports the Market Failure and the Role of Government section of the Advanced Placement Microeconomics curriculum. Students need...
Key Concepts: Market Structures, Negative Externality, Roles of Government
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AP Microeconomics - Monopoly

This lesson supports the Theory of the Firm section of the Advanced Placement Microeconomics curriculum. Students will learn in this...
Key Concepts: Demand, Market Structures
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Resource Allocation

In this economics lesson, students will evaluate how demand and supply affect resource allocation.
Key Concepts: Demand, Markets and Prices, Supply
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Marginal Analysis

In this economics lesson, students will use marginal analysis to optimize real life decisions.
Key Concepts: Consumers, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Distribution of Income

Students engage in a simulation to explore how productivity influences the distribution of income and how government policy influences the...
Key Concepts: Distribution of Income, Income Distribution, Productivity
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Using Slope to Compute Opportunity Cost

Students learn the basic economic concept of opportunity cost and draw a production possibilities frontier to learn the constraints a...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Goods and Services
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It Pays to Stay in School

This lesson examines some of the incentive programs being offered to keep students in school
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Choice, Division of Labor/Specialization…
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Production Possibilities Frontier

Learn how the math concept of slope can be used to model the opportunity cost of a production possibilities frontier....
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Professional Development

Competition and Market Structure Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Competition and Market Structures. In the context of markets, competition refers to the situation...
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Market Structure, Market Structures…
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Price Ceilings and Floors Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Price Ceilings and Floors. A price ceiling is a legally established maximum price while...
Key Concepts: Demand, Markets, Markets and Prices…
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Elasticity of Demand Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Elasticity of Demand. Price elasticity of demand is the way of measuring how much...
Key Concepts: Demand, Elasticity of Demand, Incentive
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