Economics

Student breakdown on government’s shutdown

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan with your students for the latest on the government shutdown. Continue reading

Human geography lesson: Why one-third of the Marshall Islands has left for the US

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In this lesson plan, students will learn why one-third of the Marshall Islands’ population has moved to the U.S. mainland. Continue reading

UN Climate Change Report: What your students need to know

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Talk with your students about the UN’s latest report on climate change and how young people can use their voice to support policies that protect the environment. Continue reading

Maine experiments with paying residents’ student loans

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Maine is attempting to attract more recent college graduates by helping to repay their student loans. Talk to your students about college and student loans and whether or not they agree with Maine’s plan. Continue reading

Inside the new trade deal between the U.S., Mexico and Canada

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What’s in the new US-Mexico-Canada trade deal that replaced NAFTA? In this lesson, students will strengthen their understanding of economics and trade negotiations. Continue reading

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