The concept of supply and demand is often called the heart and soul of economics. It is the foundation for much of what is studied in the field. Understanding how supply and demand affect the economy helps us recognize economics everywhere in our daily lives.
Quantitative Easing (QE) is an unconventional monetary policy used by governments to help stimulate the economy, usually when traditional methods don't seems to be enough, such as during deep recessions. But its unconventional nature means it has both foes and fans. What exactly is this technique, and why is it so controversial? Read on to find out.
Economics is another class that I will probably end up teaching. This infographic would be great in a classroom to show students how valuable, or unvaluable in some countries, the U.S dollar is . It is a good compare and contrast infographic and easy to understand. This visual could work while teaching micro or macro economics. Micro because I could emphasize the U.S dollar. Macro with the comparisons of different countries.
This economics unit includes 33 goods vs. service cards for sorting and high engagement games 9 vocabulary cards technology resources 6 student response sheets covering the concepts of goods/services, opportunity cost, and consumers/producers. 11 page early reader "What is... Economics?" for students introducing economic vocabulary and concepts covered in the unit. $
Cornell Style Lecture Notes (What is Economics?) How Economic Systems Work Cornell or two column notes are a great way to improve metacognition as well as organizational skills. Notes include charts, graphs, photographs, p... $1