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You Can BANK on This! (Part 2) This lesson is a continuation of the first lesson on banking (Part 1). This lesson deals with budgeting. With budgeting comes the need for decision making. There are plenty of decisions to be made! Isabel's Car Wash Students are introduced to the roles of entrepreneur and investor in the context of starting a business through the book Isabel's Car Wash. After discussing the story, students are divided into entrepreneur and investor groups for a business startup simulation. In this simulation, each entrepreneur group uses a business plan and pitch to sell its idea to the investor groups. Each investor group decides on a business to invest in with the money allotted to the group and negotiates a profit percentage with the entrepreneur. • Lesson (pdf)

Economic Definitions Political Economy is the study of how people get a living. What, then, is Economics? Although the two terms are sometimes used interchangeably, there is a subtle distinction to be made between them. "Political Economy" is the older term, and it was used by the classical economists. UEN Resources for K-12 Education Search for a specific keyword or choose a subject to filter by : Social Studies African American History Month Resources February is African American History Month - a great time to investigate the contributions that African Americans have made to the history and cultural development of the United States. American Civics Education Initiative American Civics Education Initiative, S.B. 60, was passed in the Utah legislative session of 2015.

Economics Lesson Plans and Classroom Resources by CEE We offer a variety of standards-based classroom resources for K-12 teachers, students and parents. Our resources include a variety of print and online materials. Classroom Resources Math in the Real World (Grades 6-12) February 25, 2016 Continuing Education Units: 3 In this workshop, we will introduce you to several resources that will help you relate math and personal finance lessons to real issues facing your students.MORE Classroom Resources Teaching Economics Using Children’s Literature March 16, 2016 Continuing Education Units: 3 Add a new dimension to your read alouds by teaching economics. Children are never too young to start learning economics and you’ll be amazed how many economic concepts you’ll find in familiar stories.

What Is Government? Anticipatory Set: Write the following words on the blackboard: "create a government." The teacher will proceed to sit at his/her desk and give no further instructions. If students inquire, repeat what is written on the board. Give students ten minutes. They will become frustrated. After a short time has passed, ask students about the governments they have created. The Lemonade War Books Here are some resources that can help you use the Lemonade War series of books in the classroom. The Lemonade War Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Teacher's Guide IRA blogpost: "Teaching Math, Business, and More with The Lemonade War" Massachusetts Center for the Book Teacher Guide Read Kiddo Read Educator Review Lesson Index's Teaching Guide and Lesson Plans Ed Helper Literature Unit Morris Country Schools, NJ: Discussion Questions and Reading Activities Book trailer Word search Bookmark The Lemonade Crime Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Teacher's Guide Teaching Books Resources Book trailer Word search Author interview

Planning, Organizing, Leading, and Controlling 1.3 Planning, Organizing, Leading, and Controlling Learning Objectives Know the dimensions of the planning-organizing-leading-controlling (P-O-L-C) framework. Know the general inputs into each P-O-L-C dimension. A manager’s primary challenge is to solve problems. Four major functions at the heart of management are planning, organizing, leading, and controlling (the P-O-L-C framework).

A premier source of classroom tested, Internet-based economic lesson materials for K-12 teachers and their students All businesses that sell goods/services require what to produce these goods/services?Large amounts of moneyGovernment permissionFactoriesProductive resourcesCorrectAll business that sell goods/services require productive resources. ContinueIncorrectAll business that sell goods/services require productive resources. ContinueWhat is the term for all natural resources used in the production process?LaborLandCapitalEntrepreneurshipCorrectLand is all natural resources used in the production process, including land, forests, mineral and oil deposits, and water resources. ContinueIncorrectLand is all natural resources used the production process to include land, forests, mineral and oil deposits, and water resources.

I, Pencil: A Brilliant Vintage Allegory of How Everything Is Connected By Maria Popova For an object this seemingly simple, the pencil is not only an artifact with a remarkably fascinating history but also an enduring staple of creative culture — from John Steinbeck, who kept exactly twelve sharpened pencils on his desk at all times, to David Byrne, who captured the human condition in pencil diagrams. But although it is one of humanity’s humble masterpieces of design and ingenuity, we continue to underappreciate the pencil’s genius. In 1958, libertarian writer and Foundation for Economic Education founder Leonard Read (September 26, 1898–May 14, 1983) set out to remedy this civilizational injustice in a marvelous essay titled “I, Pencil,” published in Essays on Liberty (public library). In a clever allegory, Read delivers his enduring point about the power of free market economy. Read begins:

Every Culture (To-Z) Culture of Togo Identification. Togo is named after the town of Togoville, where Gustav Nachtigal signed a treaty with Mlapa III in 1884, establishing a German protectorate. Madame C.J. Walker Madame C.J. Walker Walker made a fortune on her specialized beauty product line for African American women. Background: Walker was born Sarah Breedlove on a cotton plantation near Delta, La. The six (6) external environmental forces that can influence your business Your knowledge on this external environment of marketing enables you as a marketer to foresee possible occurrences from the external environment that can... influence your marketing objectives, and then formulate effective strategies to adapt your business to it and overturning the seemingly threat into opportunities. There are two environment of marketing; the internal and external environments. your job as a marketer is to create effective flow of goods and services from the point of production to your consumers despite various controllable and uncontrollable forces that do militate for or against you while making profit for your organization. The external environment of marketing The external environment of marketing is comprises of those uncontrollable forces outside of your organization.

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