School is out and sunshine is in – which means that kids are itching for some fun summer activities! Parents take on a whole new job when summer comes around, and finding things to keep the kids busy can sometimes become, well… a bit of a challenge. Discovery Education and CME Group have partnered to
Econ Essentials Several years ago, I began incorporating more economic concepts into the Entrepreneurship course I teach at Mansfield High School. I wanted my students to truly understand how the outside world would affect their small businesses. They needed to know the basic economic concepts of supply and demand, how production costs are calculated, and
At A Glance: Your 3, 2, 1 of Econ Essentials Three interactive modules that present students with real-world problems. Foundations of Finance – A Look at Interest Rates Fueling The Future – Fuel price impacts more than what you pay to fuel up your car The Facts About Food – Why does that burger
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Satisfy your students’ curiosity and further their learning with this three-part mini documentary series by Seeker. Each episode transports students across the globe and showcases stories of people and places that are shaping how economics is impacting our world today. “How Algae Could Change the Fossil Fuel Industry“ Meet Dave Hazlebeck, CEO of Global Algae Innovations.
Guest Blogger: Jessica Donaldson – Pre-engineering teacher, Berkeley County School District in Moncks Corner, SC There are times when my students have trouble grasping economic concepts. But when those topics are transformed into an independent, interactive, and relevant learning experience, things definitely get easier. That experience is what Econ Essentials and the Facts About
Discovery Education and CME Group have launched the second in their series of Economics-based learning modules for the Econ Essentials program titled Facts about Food. The self-paced module guides high school students in their exploration of economics concepts from a modern farming perspective. It’s the journey of food from the farm to the consumer’s table that makes the classroom
Why do gas prices go up and down? How do grocery stores set food prices? How do gas prices remove risk when they sell products with fluctuating prices? These questions and more are explored in Futures Fundamentals, a free program developed by CME Group to teach consumers about how futures impact their everyday lives. To