Economics is a fascinating course that involves money, government, and algebraic formulas. This dynamic course includes lively videos, mathematical models, and updated resources from the National Council on Economic Education in partnership with the National Association of Economic Educators, and the Foundation for Teaching Economics.
Students begin their study by gaining a basic understanding of the U.S. economy and its relationship to the world economy. It then covers macro issues such as government and the economy and micro issues such as entrepreneurship and consumer issues.
Students practice the concepts in a variety of projects studying mortgage rates, currency exchange; and investment portfolios.
This course can accommodate students studying a single semester or as a full-year course. This course fully prepares students for the NY State Regents exam and the AP exams. This course can fulfill students’ Financial Literacy requirement for NJ State diploma.
- Dynamic videos explain all of the topics and concepts.
- Interactive exercises with immediate feedback help track progress.
- Illustrated notes help review the videos.
- Course projects bring the theory to life.
- Real-life case studies engage students’ curiosity and encourage analytic thought.
- Games make review fun!
- Calculators and graphing tools are provided on the screen.
- Introduction to Economic Thinking
- Understanding Markets
- Consumer Choice and Household Behavior
- Production and Costs
- Perfect Competition
- Other Market Models
- Resource Markets
- Market Failures
- Evaluating Market Outcomes
- Macroeconomic Measurements
- Economic Fluctuations: Unemployment and Inflation
- The Aggregate Expenditures Model
- Money: Banking, Spending, Saving, and Investing
- Aggregate Demand/Aggregate Supply Model
- Monetary and Fiscal Policy
- Productivity and Growth
- International Focus