economics

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Virginia Council on Economic Education
Ruth Cookson
Stephen Day
0
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History / Social Studies
Economics
Geography
U.S. History
4, 5
Elementary (K-5)

In this performance assessment, students role-play a character who is seeking to immigrate to the New World during colonial times. Students will each create a decision-making model determining where they would like to settle in the New World: New England, Mid-Atlantic, or the South. They will...

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Virginia Council on Economic Education
Rebecca Booth
Lynne Stover
0
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History / Social Studies
Economics
U.S. History
6, 7
Middle (6-8)

The students will assume the roles of workers for the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration and will create an exhibit about the Great Depression for the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library. Students will choose the best objects to put in the museum exhibit. Objects are to...

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Center for Economic Education, Virginia Commonwealth University
0
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History / Social Studies
Other
3, 4, 5
Elementary (K-5)

This task is for use in the context of a classroom Mini-Economy, in which students create their own businesses. Resources for starting this project can be found at www.vaminieconomy.org.

In this task, students conduct a simulation/experiment in...

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Center for Economic Education, Virginia Commonwealth University
0
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History / Social Studies
Other
3, 4, 5
Elementary (K-5)

This task is for use in the context of a classroom Mini-Economy, in which students create their own businesses. Resources for starting this project can be found at www.vaminieconomy.org.

Students brainstorm and list all the productive resources—...

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Center for Economic Education, Virginia Commonwealth University
0
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English / Language Arts
History / Social Studies
Economics
Other
3, 4, 5
Elementary (K-5)

Students collect data on their classmates’ economic wants. They also investigate how they can make goods and services that address those wants, and use a decision-maing model to decide what their group should produce.

Complex Project
Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Economic Education
0
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History / Social Studies
Economics
3
Elementary (K-5)

"What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur?" The Mini-Economy Portfolio Assessment uses this compelling question to engage students in an ongoing inquiry project. Each activity is an assessment task, which use students' knowledge of standards to pursue a coherent project goal: the...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Jennifer Novello
Cassie Hernandez
0
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English / Language Arts
7, 8
Middle (6-8)

This module is created to help students understand what minimum wage is and the impact it has on workers, business owners, and the community as a whole. Students will read, view, and evaluate various informational articles to determine whether or not minimum wage should be raised, lowered, or...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Nick Hanna
Missy Rayburn
Cassie Todd
Robin Smith
0
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History / Social Studies
6, 7, 8
Middle (6-8)

How is Europe doing economically? In this unit, students will read about the history of the formation of the European Union and articles about economic problems facing the EU.

Contact Information: Missy Rayburn, missyrayburn@lowndes.k12.ga....

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Linda L. Crocker
0
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History / Social Studies
Other
4
Elementary (K-5)

In this module, the Gold Rush time period in American History will be analyzed through the lens of the economic concepts of choice, opportunity cost, and positive and negative incentives. 

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Sharon K. Thurman
Steve Goodrid
0
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History / Social Studies
U.S. History
11, 12
High (9-12)

After researching historical sources on television in the 1950s and 1960s, students write an essay that describes the social, economic, political, and diplomatic impact of television on American culture. 

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Rachel McCormick
0
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History / Social Studies
U.S. History
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

FDR’s first Fireside Chat had a palpable impact on public understanding and confidence in the U.S. banking system, combining information, argumentation, style, tone and the potent new medium of radio broadcasts to create a powerful shift in American public events and private economic choices....

Complex Project
Asia Society
0
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History / Social Studies
Economics
11, 12

Although history can repeat itself, leaders and decision makers have the potential to prevent conflict, war, genocide, and social injustice. With a thorough understanding of the complexities of the past and present, globally aware leaders can prevent history from repeating itself. It is...

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New Hampshire Task Bank
0
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History / Social Studies
Economics
World History
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

Given Chinese history and culture, as well as its current economic, political and social situation, what type of business venture will succeed in China?

Students will identify a business venture/product for use in China and "appear" on an episode of Shark Tank to pitch...

Complex Project
Virtual Learning Academy Charter School (VLACS) Performance Design Team
0
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History / Social Studies
U.S. History
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

In this task students assume the role of a futurist, a person who studies the future in order to help people understand, anticipate, prepare for and gain advantage from coming changes. Students act as part of a team of futurists working for a company called Foresight Enterprises that has been...

Open for Business

Certified
Curriculum Embedded Task
Stanford University School Redesign Network, The Ohio Department of Education
0
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Mathematics
Algebra 1
Algebra 2
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

The context for this task immerses students in the mathematics of supply and demand. Accordingly, the work involves applying their understanding of demand, revenue, profit, and price. Students learn about how to model the relationships among these quantities using Internet resources provided for...

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Asia Society
0
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Mathematics
Statistics
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

Students will use regression models and correlations of a wide array of data to analyze economic variables from a country that is struggling in one or more areas.

The experience will culminate in a Model United Nations (MUN) Summit on Poverty and Economics. Students will prepare a...

Biodiesel

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Summit Public Schools
Trina Lee
0
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Science
Chemistry
11
High (9-12)

In this task, students will work in teams to make biodiesel fuel and analyze its properties to compare it to other fuels available. They will manage a budget to produce and advertise their fuel. Students will apply their understanding of chemical reactions and interactions to possibly modify the...

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Center for Collaborative Education (CCE)
Rachel Roberge
0
No votes yet
History / Social Studies
Economics
11, 12
High (9-12)

Based on the true story of Kyle McDonald, a Canadian blogger who bartered his way from a red paper clip to a house in a series of online trades, students will be given one red paper clip to make trades for this project – either online or in person. They will have two weeks to make as many trades...

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Center for Collaborative Education (CCE)
Devin McNelly
5
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Mathematics
Algebra 2
11
High (9-12)

The essential question that this task poses to students is: How can I become a well-informed, cost-conscious consumer of goods and services using my mathematical skills?

In this task, students have the opportunity to choose a good or service that they would like to purchase. 

After...