In this webinar teachers will be able to:
- Define and understand the significance of government deficits and the national debt.
- Implement effective lessons to prepare students for AP exam questions on deficits and the national debt.
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This webinar will cover in detail the key issues surrounding government deficits and the national debt. Topics covered will include debt accumulations over time, and who bears the burden of the debt. Teachers will come away with the knowledge and key resources to prepare their students for AP Exam questions on this topic.
Updated with new statistics! The students examine economic data in order to predict the results of presidential elections.
Key Concepts: Employment and Unemployment, Fiscal Policy, GDP
Grades Higher Education, 9-12
On this website, you can see how the frameworks and theories taught in class relate to real-world timely events.
Key Concepts: Employment and Unemployment, Fiscal Policy, Income Distribution
In this economics activity, students will explore a link between the nation's debt and security.
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt
In this economics activity, students will analyze a political cartoon to examine how beliefs influence economic decisions.
Key Concepts: Fiscal Policy, Roles of Government