In this webinar teachers will be able to:
- Review core macroeconomic concepts
- Be introduced to a variety of lessons and resources that encourage active engagement of students
In this session, we will address core concepts in macroeconomics such as macroeconomic thinking, employment/unemployment, inflation, budget deficits and public debt, fiscal policy, comparative advantage, and trade. A variety of lessons, resources, and materials will be introduced, modeled and shared. The presented items will help encourage active engagement of students through simulations, collaborative learning structures, and real-world examples. This session aligns well with the afternoon session on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.
This special session will be hosted on Zoom.
In this lesson, updated with 2023 statistics, students learn about the challenges of the federal debt and play the Fiscal...
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy, Roles of Government
Grades 6-8, 9-12
In this economics interactive, students will be able to explore the benefits of specialization and trade.
Key Concepts: Comparative Advantage
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Employment and Unemployment
Use the cost of a typical Thanksgiving dinner to teach your students about inflation and the CPI.
Key Concepts: Consumer Price Index (CPI), Inflation