ERIC Number: ED412140
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Economic Education Experiences of Enterprising Teachers. Volume 30.
Nappi, Andrew T., Ed.
This book describes award-winning teacher-developed projects and courses in economics. The reports are condensed versions of the original projects and are divided into grade levels. Primary Level includes: "Peanut Economics" (Janet Lancaster; Dena L. Meade); "Consumer Education Circus" (Pearl Eloshway; Linda McGeehan); "Critter Cards" (Joyce G. Beattie; Sue Hatton; Pamela Clark); "Harrisonburg Moneyopoly" (Barbara Borntrager). Intermediate Level includes: "Look, Mom! I'm a Million Dollar Student!" (Patricia T. McMillion); "Economics from the Cradle" (Linda K. Parker; Patti L. Reynolds); "Card Connection: A Business for Children" (Roberta E. Maselow); "Cookonomics: Catering with 'Class'" (Greta Howell). Junior High Level includes: "Once Upon a Wall Street Dreary, Economics Made Me Cheery" (Sheryl Szot Gallaher); "The Economics of Clean Air: Clean Air for Sale" (John R. Joachim); "Mind Your Own Business: Economics and Entrepreneurship" (Glenda H. Wills); "The United States Gets a New Form of Government and a Tariff, Too!" (Thomas H. Wessling). Senior High Level includes: "Brother, Can You Spare a Ruble? Or Should the U.S. Invest in the U.S.S.R?" (Wanda J. Calloway); "Let Them Eat Cake!" (Deborah P. Berry); "What's Cookin' in Evening Shade? A Pot of Profit" (Lita N. King; Julie A. Johnson). The Open Category includes: "Parties Are Really Terrific Instruments for Economic Studies" (Sally S. Beard; Peggy S. Hill; Gary L. Moore); "Schools and Progress Are at the Crossroads: The Voters Hold the Key to Our Education and Economic Future" (Florence B. Smith); "Have a Heart Candy Shop" (Diane L. Scheuerer); "Exploring Economics All Year Long" (Emily Wood). (EH)
Descriptors: Economics, Economics Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
National Council on Economic Education, 1140 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036, 212-730-7007.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council on Economic Education, New York, NY.
Note: For related documents, see SO 026 820, ED 218 184, ED 235 087, and ED 244 865. "Developed by the National Council on Economic Education from the 1991-1992 entries in the 30th Annual National Awards for Teaching Economics, sponsored by the International Paper Company Foundation."