When combined with a textbook, Capstone provides activities for a complete high school economics course. 45 exemplary lessons, over half of which are completely new, help students learn to apply economic reasoning to a wide range of real-world subjects - ranging from personal finance to global issues. The economic way of thinking helps students bring logic and meaning to all high school economics courses. Lessons cover: Markets Supply and demand Personal finance Macroeconomics The role of government The global economy ...and more Capstone is correlated to the Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics. The two-book set contains a teacher's guide and student activities book with a complete glossary of economic terms. Multiple-choice and essay questions are built into each lesson.
The Council for Economic Education envisions a world in which people are empowered through economic and financial literacy to make informed and responsible choices throughout their lives as consumers, savers, investors, workers, citizens, and participants in our global economy.
Some of the areas in K-12 education we publish in include:
- Establishing and building credit
- Managing personal finances
- Understanding economics on a local, national, and global level
- Using economics in other subject areas: Social Studies, Geography, History, etc.