A series of publications and interactive whiteboard lessons designed for high school students. Each one explains a fundamental economic concept.
Introduces the critical role entrepreneurs play in the economy and highlights the accomplishments of well-known entrepreneurs. Intellectual property protection and business structures are sidebar topics.
Discusses the integration of economies through the flow of goods and services, money and people across national borders. The center spread examines exchange rates and currency markets.
Examines the benefits of specialization and trade, using the economic principles of absolute and comparative advantage. It also discusses protectionism and worldwide efforts to open trade.
Describes the growth of money from a barter system and explains the functions and characteristics of money. Discusses inflation and traces the history of American currency.
- Capital, the Economy and Monetary Policy
- The Federal Reserve, Monetary Policy and the Economy
- Free Enterprise, the Economy and Monetary Policy
- Labor, the Economy and Monetary Policy
Interactive Whiteboard Lessons
- The Great American Entrepreneur
Procedure | SMART Board lesson | Promethean Board lesson | Posters
- What Is an Entrepreneur?
Procedure | SMART Board lesson| Promethean Board lesson
- Drivers of Global Integration
Procedure | SMART Board lesson | Promethean Board lesson
- Why Trade?
Procedure | SMART Board lesson