Understanding Economics © 2016

Grade Levels: 9-12

Understanding Economics gives students what they need to learn and interact with both theoretical and applied economics, as well as build a strong foundation of personal financial literacy. The program's thoughtful design ensures that students have what they need to build analytical skills and an economic vocabulary through well-written narrative, essential questions, fine-tuned assessment, and fresh, real-world examples throughout.

Understanding Economics © 2016

Features:

  • Focus on the big ideas with an accessible student text built around essential questions and inquiry and correlated to the Council on Economic Education standards.
  • Maximize lesson comprehension with the Reading Help-Desk which helps students build an economic vocabulary, enhance reading strategies, improve note-taking skills, and better utilize graphic organizers. Get additional material online with the Guided Notes tool, as well as additional reading levels for the student text.
  • Enrich instruction with up-to-date charts, graphs, and infographics.
  • Cultivate critical thinking and analytical skills with the Debates feature.
  • Focus on relevant, real-world topics with Case Studies as well as Global Economy and You features.
  • Learn more about economic skills and employment options with the Careers feature.
  • Foster practical, real-world understanding by marrying theoretical and practical economics while building personal financial literacy skills.
  • Customize the learning experience with differentiated instruction, leveled reading, customizable assessments and worksheets, and flexible online learning tools.
  • Dynamic digital tools facilitate mastery of complex principles.