Economics Lessons

Welcome to our page on economics! We believe that understanding the principles of economics is essential to building a strong foundation in financial literacy. Our resources are designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of economics, including microeconomics, macroeconomics, and personal finance. Whether you’re a teacher, parent, or financial educator, our collection of lesson plans, worksheets, and activities will equip you with the tools you need to teach these critical skills and empower students to make informed decisions about their financial future. From understanding supply and demand to exploring global markets, our materials will help students develop a deep understanding of economic principles and their real-world applications.

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    What Is Stagflation and How Does It Affect You Lesson

    Students learn a lesson about stagflation, its definition, causes, and effects on their daily life and finances. In this overview, viewers will explore the economic condition where stagnant growth meets rising inflation. The lesson covers the definition of stagflation, its causes such as supply shocks and policy missteps, and the personal consequences like higher living … Continue reading What Is Stagflation and How Does It Affect You Lesson


    Unexpected Inflation: Navigating Higher Prices on a Budget Lesson

    This lesson teaches students how inflation and interest rates impact your daily life and budget, based on the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) report. It covers the effects of inflation on various aspects of daily budgeting, from grocery shopping to managing household expenses. The lesson also explores practical strategies for stretching your dollar further amid … Continue reading Unexpected Inflation: Navigating Higher Prices on a Budget Lesson




    What is the Federal Reserve Lesson

    What is the Fed and what does it do? In this lesson, students learn the role of the Fed, or Federal Reserve, which is the central bank of the United States, in managing the economy and preventing financial crises through monetary policy. It covers the various ways the Federal Reserve regulates financial institutions, influences interest … Continue reading What is the Federal Reserve Lesson


    Understanding the Debt Ceiling (Debt Limit) and the National Debt of the United States

    The lesson explains the concept of the debt ceiling, or debt limit, and the national debt, their implications on the US government’s financial operations and the potential consequences of hitting the debt ceiling. It also discusses extraordinary measures and possible solutions to address the national debt, including raising the debt ceiling, cutting spending, increasing revenue … Continue reading Understanding the Debt Ceiling (Debt Limit) and the National Debt of the United States



    What is Currency? Exchange Rates

    This lesson covers the concept of currency, including its role in an economy as a medium of exchange and store of value, and different types of currency such as traditional currencies and digital currencies like Bitcoin. It also covers the foreign exchange market and how it determines the exchange rate between different currencies, as well … Continue reading What is Currency? Exchange Rates


    What is Yield? How to Calculate

    Learn the basics of investment yield, definition of yield, and how to calculate the percentage yield formula for bonds and stock dividends. CONCEPTS Use this video lesson on the topic to discuss the financial terminology and basic economic and related concepts of Yield Investment Return Bonds Stocks PROCEDURE Hand out the worksheet below (see the … Continue reading What is Yield? How to Calculate