A comprehensive video-supported economics resource for fifth through eighth grade students. With real-life applications representing a range of industries and enterprises, the series explores key economic principles from the inside out. Go to the farm, get on the production line with manufacturing, and visit with education and the service sector.
Through a series of 11 lessons detailed in the comprehensive teacher's guide and five segmented videos, Creating Our Economy helps students meet 16 essential economics standards recommended by the National Council on Economic Education. Each unit in the 200+ page teacher's guide includes structured lesson plans, black line masters, Web-based activities, and opportunities to integrate economics across the curriculum. A video discussion guide is also included in the print materials.
For more information, visit the Creating Our Economy Web page.
Winner: AECT Crystal Award 2002
This program is available digitally. Contact AIT Sales for more information.Five 20-min. programs
Available on VHS or DVD.