Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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Print Resources
For Students

Epping, Randy Charles. A Beginner's Guide to the World Economy: Eighty-One Basic Economic Concepts That Will Change the Way You See the World. 3d ed. New York: Vintage Books, 2001.

Lindblom, Charles E., and David K. Cohen. Usable Knowledge: Social Science and Social Problem Solving. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1979.

Shostak, Arthur B. Modern Social Reforms: Solving Today's Social Problems. New York: Macmillan, 1974.

For Teachers

Gordon, Stafford. Applying Economic Principles. New York: Glencoe/MacMillan McGraw Hill, 1994.

Krulik, Stephen, and Jesse A, Rudnick. The New Sourcebook for Teaching Reasoning and Problem Solving in Junior and Senior High School. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1996.

Prehn, Edward C. Teaching High School Economics: The Analytical Approach. 2d ed. Columbus, Ohio: McGraw Hill Textbooks, 1966.

Related Web Sites
For Students

The Economics Classroom
This site accompanies the Annenberg Media Social Studies and History video workshop and contains resources and lesson descriptions.

The Shell Island Dilemma
This site features an investigative problem-solving exercise for high school students, in which they must consider political, economic, and social issues.

Web Quests: Problem Solving Techniques
This Web quest addresses problem solving in a group context, focusing on community concerns and cooperation to find a solution.

For Teachers

Foundation for Teaching Economics
A companion to the FTE program, this site offers lesson plans, curriculum guides, and extensive resource information on economics.

Online High School Economics Lessons
The James Madison University site provides links to economics lesson plans for high school students.

National Council on Economic Education
Designed for teachers and students, the NCEE's site offers online lessons and reference material devoted to the study of economics.


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