Grade 9-12
On-Demand Webinar

MRU Part 1: Top 5 in Class Games to Teach Economics

Time: 60 mins,
Presenter: Matthew Hill


In this webinar teachers will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits of using games in the classroom, including increased engagement and motivation for students
  • Discover strategies for incorporating games into lesson plans and aligning them with curriculum standards
  • Examine the potential challenges of using games in the classroom and learn ways to address them
  • Explore resources for finding and creating games that are appropriate for use in the classroom
  • Learn how to increase student learning transfer through games
  • Understand how to use games effectively with students with diverse learning needs

This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.


This webinar details the top 5 games we at MRU have uncovered to teach economic concepts. The webinar will cover this article: We will go through a demonstration of each game. The games teach the following concepts 1. Opportunity Cost 2. Sunk Cost fallacy 3. Trade 4. Mutually Beneficial Exchange 5. Money Supply and Inflation 6. Market Structure: Monopoly v. Perfect Competition 7. Supply and Demand 8. Equilibrium