Grade 6-8, 9-12
On-Demand Webinar

Economics Mysteries in the classroom (Grades 6-12)

Time: 60 mins,
Updated: December 14 2023,
Presenter: Kathy Pondy


In this webinar teachers will be able to,

  • Develop a classroom lesson that Demonstrates how economic reasoning builds a solid foundation for all economics education.
  • Gain the tools to apply economic reasoning to relevant, real-world situations.
  • Describe and practice economic reasoning, emphasizing the importance of:
    identifying incentives.

This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.


Do your students struggle to understand the economic decisions made by those around them? By applying an Economic Way of Thinking this session provides teachers the tools to help students apply economic reasoning skills to critically think about human behavior and the everyday decisions we make. Economic Mysteries, such as the Dating Mystery, Couch Potato Mystery and more, are powerful tools to apply an Economic Way of Thinking in any class. Attendees will walk away with 3 complete mysteries and the tools to create your own.