ERIC Number: ED412141
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Economic Education Experiences of Enterprising Teachers. Volume 31.
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: "Primary Pickle People Packed a Peck of Pickle Economics" (Karen L. Cragg; Katherine J. Van Horn); "Fabulous Economics" (Elizabeth B. Fletcher); "Swing into Economics" (Linda Lee); "Wormy World and Friends...Worming Our Way into Economics" (Vicky A. Garrison). Intermediate Level includes: "Project Moo: A 'Cow-operative' Approach to Learning Economics" (Teresa R. Adams; Cheryl L. Pool; Brenda G. Miller); "Growing Up in America" (Jennifer Dean; Beverly Key; Jeri Pritchard); "Economics in a Ballpark" (Linda K. Parker; Sammie L. Spence; Debbie G. Flora; Karen S. Ward); "Is That Really True? A Blueprint for Using Creative Problem Solving To Produce Informed Consumers" (Marilyn P. Jacobs; Susan Spaulding; Suzanne Battista). Junior High Level includes: "Hola Mexico. Welcome to Arkansas, Land of Opportunity" (Judith A. Fortner); "Let's Make a Deal" (Linda R. Campbell); "Purchasing Power, Comparison Shopping, and the Cost of Living" (William E. Henderson; Tanya M. Hanson); "Entrepreneur: An Economic Simulation" (Russel E. Sackreiter). Senior High Level includes: "Kentucky: Open for Business, 1792, 1892, and 1992" (Cassandra W. Minor); "Economic Cycle: A Study of the Economic Impact of the Tour DuPont on the Shenandoah Valley" (Doris L. Harsh); "The Corporation" (Lisa C. Herman Ellison); "Effective Economics Detective" (Kenneth L. Ripp). The Open Category includes:"Three Hats In the Ring - Three Plans on the Table" (Linda M. Jones); "Eureka, I Have Found Economics!" (Alice P. Bottomley; Debbie A. Davis); "Pirate Treasures, Inc.: The Economics of Producing a Service" (Oma L. Blackwell); "The Cost of Living: Comparing Rural Alaska with Communities Outside Alaska" (Linn E. Clawson). (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
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Authoring Institution: National Council on Economic Education, New York, NY.
Note: For related document, see SO 026 819. "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."