Gen i Revolution
Welcome to the Gen i Revolution
Developed for middle school and high school students, this online game gives your students the chance to learn important personal finance skills as they play and compete against fellow classmates.
The game includes sixteen Missions in which students attempt to help people in financial trouble. Students join the Gen i Revolution, strategically select their Operatives, and begin to explore and earn points as they work to complete each Mission.
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Nebraska and the World
A Resource Guide for Teachers
- Tammie Fischer and Mary Lynn Reiser
- Sponsored by the Nebraska Council on Economic Education and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development
- Copyright ©2010 Nebraska Council on Economic Education, Permission to reproduce for classroom use only.
A Single Solution for Economics and Personal Finance
The Virtual Economics CD-ROM is loaded with interactive tools to help teachers better
understand the principles and concepts of economics and personal finance. Within
this tool is an extensive data base with over 1,200 lessons that can be referenced
by grade level, concept or even by your state standards. In addition to the lesson
plans and knowledge that this CD contains you will also find 51 class-room-ready
multimedia explanations for key economic concepts.
Virtual Economics was produced by the National Council on Economic Education with
a generous grant from State Farm Insurance.
Creating your Own Career
Economics Lessons for Secondary Teachers
- Derry Trampe, Chuck Parker, Tammie Fischer, and Mary Lynn Reiser
- Sponsored by the Nebraska Council on Economic Education
- Printing by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
- Copyright ©2002 Nebraska Council on Economic Education, Permission to reproduce
for classroom use only.
Focus: Understanding Economics in U.S. History
Uses a unique mystery-solving approach to teach U.S. economic history to your
high school students.
Sure to capture the attention of your inquisitive and energetic students, these
activity-based lessons give you a new, refreshing way to meet your U.S. History
content goals, and infuse eye-opening economics material at the same time. Your
students solve intriguing historical mysteries such as:
- Why did the 13 American colonies prosper, when they had little to offer economically?
- Is education beyond high school worth the cost?
- Why did the economy grow during the 1920's, but falter during the 1930's?
- Did the New Deal help, or hurt, economic recovery?
- Why did the post-World War II years bring unprecedented prosperity and expansion
to the American middle class?
Harness the Power
Now high school teachers can harness the power of 12 mind-expanding lesson plans
to frame the globalization debate in terms any student can understand.
With hands-on activities that cover the key concepts from trade to the environment
to outsourcing you'll have a balanced set of tools that give your students the skills
to compete in the global economy.
Energy, Economics, and the Environment
Analyze Important and Timely Energy and Environment Issues
Want to challenge your upper elementary students to analyze energy and environment
issues from an economics perspective? These lesson plans give teachers the tools
-- and students the knowledge they need -- to analyze important and timely energy
and environment issues. High school curriculum also available.
Focus: Grades K-2 Economics
Engage Students Interactively
Is it ever to early too teach economics to your elementary students? If you want
to give them an early understanding of fundamental economics concepts, now is the
time to integrate economics into your classroom.
These activity-based lessons give you a seamless way to infuse economics throughout
your curriculum. This roadmap to teaching economics to young students gives you
easy-to-use lesson plans, teaching tips and fun activities. You'll keep your students
actively engaged, and also cover language arts, math and reading content at the
Learning, Earning, and Investing
Give Your High School Students a Competitive Financial Advantage
With this comprehensive investment education curriculum, you'll introduce your students
to the ins-and-outs of long-term investing. They'll take a critical look at investment
opportunities – mutual funds, stocks, bonds, and more – and uncover strategies for
building lasting wealth. Middle School curriculum also available.
Teaching the Ethical Foundations of Economics
Teaching the Ethical Foundations of Economics contains 10 lessons that
reintroduce an ethical dimension to economics in the tradition of Adam Smith, who
believed ethical considerations were central to life. Utilizing these innovative
instructional materials your students will learn about the important role ethics
and character play in a market economy and how, in turn, markets influence ethical
The lessons do more than illustrate how ethical conduct improves an economy. They
actively involve the students through simulations, group decision making, problem
solving, classroom demonstrations and role playing. The lessons encourage students
to think critically about ethical dilemmas.