This updated version focuses on having students answer 15 questions such as: * How can I develop the skills and knowledge that I want but do not have? * Why can?t I have everything I want? * How can I satisfy more of my wants? * What is the advantage of working effectively with others? * Why do some people earn more than others? The fifteen lessons are all activity based and correlated with economics, history, and literature standards. Each of the 5 units contains one literature-based lesson to help integrate the concept across the curriculum. Activities include: - Attempting to make something without required skills and knowledge - Making improvements on a new product - Solving a problem through group effort - Simulating the real life of trading and earning income
Choices & changes in life, school, and work, grade 2-4 - ISBN 1561835803
Choices & changes in life, school, and work, grades 7-8 - ISBN 1561835900
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.