ERIC Number: ED064180
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
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Social Studies, Grade 12. Economics. Course of Study and Related Learning Activities. Preliminary Materials.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Bureau of Curriculum Development.
This economic course of study for twelfth grade presents an extensive variety of teaching/learning activities. Many of the readings, pictures, charts, cartoons, and tables are selected from current and authoritative sources, such as government reports and newspapers. These items are used as a basis for student questions and a variety of student activities. Some activities are recommended for students below grade level and a smaller number for students above grade level. An appendix includes a list of skills to be developed in grades K-12, extensive suggestions for evaluation of student performance, and a statement of the philosophy for the entire program. There are seven selected themes in the economics course each containing selected sub-themes. The major themes are: 1) Economics and economic problems, 2) Organizing production to satisfy economic choices, 3) Income distribution in our market economy, 4) How we try to maintain a growing and stable economy, 5) Economics of the Metropolitan region, 6) Comparative economic systems, and, 7) International economic problems. (See SO 001 615 for related documents.) (Author/IM)
Descriptors: Business Cycles, Developing Nations, Discovery Learning, Economic Progress, Economics, Economics Education, Fundamental Concepts, Grade 12, Income, Labor Problems, Metropolitan Areas, Monetary Systems, Poverty, Social Studies, Unions, Units of Study, Urban Problems
Board of Education of the City of New York, Publications Sales Office, 110 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 ($7.50)
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Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Bureau of Curriculum Development.