Teaching Economics and Personal Finance
Resources for Teaching Economics & Personal Finance in Nebraska
Use the links below to find information and classroom lessons to help you teach these economics-related Nebraska social studies standards.
|Suggested Evidence of Student Learning K-5|
|Teaching History and Economics of Nebraska (THEN) Grades 4-5|
|Suggested evidence of student learning 6-8|
|Suggested units covering the 6-8 standards for social studies|
|Essays: Economics Concepts for all High School Graduates|
Business Semester Courses:
|Business Economics||Macro||Micro||Wealth Building||Personal Finance|
The standards are organized in five "big idea" areas under the following overarching goal:
Understand how the interaction of buyers and sellers determines market prices allowing the allocation of scarce resources.
2. Economic Institutions
Understand that economic institutions evolve and are created to help individuals and group accomplish their economic goals.
3. Financial Literacy
Understand how individuals can manage human and financial resources to accomplish economic goals.
Understand the role of government in the various economic systems.
Understand diverse economics systems interconnected throughout the world.