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ED 526 Weekly Discussion #9:

Teaching Economics to 9-12 Grade Students

Watch the video using the link below.  

 houstonpbs.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/fin10.socst.personfin.timevalu/the-time-value-of-money/?student=true&focus=true

Assignment Task Part 1

Select one discussion question below to answer in response of 200 words or more. Use intext citations and cite references.

1.  What do you think of the strategy employed in this lesson of using two differing financial planning scenarios and projecting the outcomes for each? Is this a strategy you can use? How might you tailor it to your students?

2.  In teaching the concept of compound interest, think about how and when you would introduce the concept of “opportunity costs.” What real-world applications might you use?

3.  Evaluate the additional strategy Riza Laudin uses in her classroom of having students critically read financial news articles and then identify the economic principle addressed in the article. How would you apply a similar strategy in your classroom?

 

Assignment Task Part 2

Respond to one peer's posting in 125 words or more Use intext citations and cite references.

 

Your initial post and response to one peer's posting are due on Sunday, March 27, 2022.

 

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