Guest blog by Jacqueline Prester, Teacher, Mansfield High School For several years, I have enjoyed using the Econ Essentials modules to deliver high-quality economics curriculum in the Entrepreneurship class I teach at Mansfield High School. The interactive modules provide student choice, self-paced learning, and a sense of accomplishment with a certificate of completion. I was
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
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
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
The Discovery Education Support team would like to welcome Andrew Harshey to the team! I asked him to write a bit and introduce himself so that the Cache and Cookies readers can get to know him.