Economics Lessons

When I found out I’d be teaching Economics, I wouldn’t be lying if I said I was a little nervous. I took (and got an A!) in introductory micro and macro economics courses, but beyond recalling how my professor said “opportunity cost” with a lovely Southern drawl, I didn’t remember much.

I first sought to relearn Economics — hence “My Economics Education.” Here is a collection of some ideas and lessons I’ve shared with my students. I teach primarily Juniors in a rather affluent suburb. Economics is a required class in my district and, although we do offer an AP Econ course, I have students of all abilities and interest levels.

Most of my lessons focus on the Financial Literacy component of the course and I hope there’s something teachers may be able to adopt for use in their own classrooms.