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Perfect for goods and services/wants and needs! Other great links about goods and services on this post!

Love Those Goods and Services!

Perfect for goods and services/wants and needs! Other great links about goods and services on this post!

Dupre, Katherine (2015). 5 Tools for teaching personal financial literacy. Teacher Trap Blog. Visual representations and resources for teaching economic concepts and financial literacy.

Personal Financial Literacy

The personal financial literacy math standards include challenging vocabulary and concepts. Use these 5 tools to make it easier and more fun for kids!

Top 15 Edible Lessons

An Upper Elementary Collaborative blog written by 13 teachers. Includes teaching ideas and resources for grades 3, 4, and 5.

In honor of U.S. President's Day, NerdWallet researched how our historical leaders came to be on our money. The Treasury.gov Resource Center says, “Our records do not suggest why certain Presidents and statesmen were chosen for specific denominations.” Is that really so? NerdWallet breaks down which presidents are featured on U.S. currency – including small bills, coins, and rare denominations – and why.

Presidents On Your Money

Presidents’ Day 2013 falls on Monday February 18th this year, so in honor of the holiday NerdWallet did what any true nerd would do: research how ou

BrainPOP Jr. | Needs and Wants | Lesson Ideas

Needs and Wants Lesson Plans and Lesson Ideas | BrainPOP Educators

Learn the difference between needs and wants in this social studies resource page with lesson plans and teaching tips, for grades K-3. See how producers and consumers buy and sell goods and services.

A blog that teachers can refer to for free lesson ideas, tips and tricks and classroom organization ideas.

Secondary Smorgasborg 6-12: Out of the Deep Freeze

Welcome to another installment of the Secondary Smorgasbord linky party! This is my favorite theme thus far (and VERY appropriate for the February weather we are currently experiencing). It's -30°C, and with the windchill, it has gotten to -45°C (for my American friends, that's approximately -22°F). Yes, I had to Google the conversion! Now that you know that I am literally experiencing the DEEP FREEZE in my neck of the woods, let's get down to business. This month's collaborative theme is…

Students identify the cause-effect relationships between supply/demand and the price they pay in a market economy. A printable from my lesson - Economics: Supply and Demand.

Supply and Demand for Google Classroom™ | Distance Learning

Students identify the cause-effect relationships between supply/demand and the price they pay in a market economy. A printable from my lesson - Economics: Supply and Demand.

Anchor Charts in Secondary Social Studies - Social Studies Success Blog

Anchor Charts in Secondary Social Studies

As a secondary Social Studies teacher, the thought of anchor charts intimidated me – isn’t that an elementary thing? How would I use them in my class? Would they even work with teenagers? What would

Opportunity Cost - Economics from Kelly Sanchez on TeachersNotebook.com - (1 page) - This 1 page worksheet is a quick read with scenarios about opportunity cost. This would be great as homework, or as a supplement to a lesson on opportunity cost!

Opportunity Cost - Economics from Kelly Sanchez on TeachersNotebook.com (1 page)

Opportunity Cost - Economics from Kelly Sanchez on TeachersNotebook.com (1 page)

Visualizing the Global Economy

Visualizing the Global Economy | Geography Education

The graphic above (Voronoi diagram) represents the relative size of each country’s economy in terms of nominal GDP: the larger the area, the larger the size of the economy. The areas are further divided into three sectors: services, industrial, and agricultural. The US economy is mostly composed of companies engaged in providing services (79.7% compared to the global average of 63.6%), while agriculture and industry make up smaller-than-average of portions of the economy (1.12% and 19.1%…

A great way for students to practice identifying resources as human, natural or capital.  They have to read the words and sort them accordingly.  Resources can be a tricky concept for economics, so use this tool to help the kids understand the difference.

Human, Natural and Capital Resources Cut and Glue Sort--Economics

A great way for students to practice identifying resources as human, natural or capital. They have to read the words and sort them accordingly. Resources can be a tricky concept for economics, so use this tool to help the kids understand the difference. A great follow-up to my resources sorting c...

How Much Food Can You Buy For $5 Around The World?

How Much Food Can You Buy For $5 Around The World?

http://youtu.be/2dS8qjJ4lQ0 BuzzFeed has released an informative video that shows us how much food that we can buy for $5 around the world. We were