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Math in the Real World + NearPod

Math in the Real World lessons are now available in NearPod versions. This collection brings together the expertise of math, personal finance, and economics teachers to create interdisciplinary and engaging lessons that teach important personal finance and economic concepts in the context of math lessons.

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Saving

In this personal finance lesson, students determine their monthly earned income and estimate how much they could be saving.
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Roles of Government
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Distribution of Income

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn how productivity and government policy influences the distribution of income.
Key Concepts: Distribution of Income, Income Distribution, Productivity
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Spending Multipliers

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn spending multiplier and the marginal propensity of consuming and saving.
Key Concepts: Aggregate Demand, Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Consumers…
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Rates of Change

In this personal finance lesson, students will analyze the relationship between differing costs using the concept of slopes.
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Profit
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Deriving Marginalism

In this personal finance lesson, students will make a connection between derivatives and marginalism.
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Profit
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Using Slope to Compute Opportunity Cost

In this personal finance lesson, students will investigate opportunity cost by using slope.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Goods and Services
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How Expensive are Payday Loans?

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn how a payday loan works.
Key Concepts: Credit, Interest
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When Graphs Mislead Us

In this personal finance lesson, students will understand how graphs can be misleading through real GDP.
Key Concepts: Economic Development, Fiscal Policy, GDP
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Break-Even Analysis

In this personal finance lesson, students will use breakeven analysis formula to analyze investment options.
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Goods and Services, Profit
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Profit Maximization

In this personal finance lesson, students will explore profits and profit maximization through profit functions.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Demand, Profit…
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Earning Credit

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn to compound interest and amortization to calculate the cost of a car.
Key Concepts: Credit, Interest, Risk and Return
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It Pays to Stay in School

In this personal finance lesson, students will analyze and develop stay-in-school incentive programs for a group of students.
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Division of Labor/Specialization, Incentives
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Why Adopt a Highway?

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn about the successful Adopt-a-Highway program.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Market Structures, Roles of Government
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On-Demand Webinar

Nearpod and EconEdLink, Pt. 2

In this economics webinar, teachers will learn the next level of Nearpod, an interactive learning platform, via EEL sample lessons.
Key Concepts: Incentives, Technology
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Nearpod and EconEdLink for Beginners

In this economics webinar, teachers will learn the basics of Nearpod, an interactive learning platform, via EEL sample lessons.
Key Concepts: Incentives, Technology
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