- EconEdLink lessons written by Arkansas teachers
Filled with great lessons that use the Internet to teach economics to learners of all ages. Direct links are provided to lessons written by Arkansas teachers! We are proud of our teachers!
No Extra Room on the Mayflower – written by Brenda Love from T. G. Smith Elementary in Springdale, Arkansas.
The Mitten – written by Stacey Pehosh from R. E. Baker Elementary School in Bentonville, Arkansas.
The Color of Resources - written by Stacey Pehosh from R. E. Baker Elementary School
Trade to the Tailor - written by Stacey Pehosh from R.E. Baker Elementary School
Everyday Opportunities - Written by Stacey Pehosh from R.E. Baker Elementary School
Jobs: Who Needs 'Em? - Written by Stacey Pehosh from R.E. Baker Elementary School
- Field Trip Guides : Modify these if you are taking a field trip to teach economics.
- Functions of Money : A PowerPoint that describes the functions and characteristics of money.
- Stick Horse Rodeo : A unit for first graders in Springdale, Arkansas. Great way to teach economics using a local resource, The Rodeo of the Ozarks. Students ride stick horses as they participate in rodeo events.
- Unequal Resources : This lesson is great for grades three to twelve and beyond. Students, working in groups that represent countries, determine how to use scarce resources to fulfill the wants of the people in their countries. Trade or conflict may arise as they deal with the resulting dilemma. This activity can serve as a concrete reference for many issues in our global economic system.
- Who's Out to Lunch: The Economics of the Food Service Industry : Fun and relevant curriculum for middle school and food science students. They analyze the food service industry as they learn economic concepts of scarcity, choice, supply, demand, cost of production, entrepreneurship and more. This curriculum was written by Missouri teachers and sponsored by the Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association.