An excellent resource of links for company and industry research, investment and personal finance, career information, patent and trademarks, information about starting a business, taxes, and etc.
Students integrate Microsoft Publisher, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint into an exercise where they can find out what it would be like to buy their own car.
This article has a wealth of resources to direct students down the right career path. Information is given on resume writing, discovering their personality, interviewing, and other parts of the career selection process.
Computer lesson plans
This publication explains multiple facets of credit--the cost of credit, applying for credit, filing a credit complaint, and other aspects of using credit.
Students, teachers, and parents are presented with an interactive camp adventure to better prepare them for dealing with consumer issues such as credit cards, checking accounts, loans, and other topics.
Unbiased reports and information about various products and services.
Students will create a brochure which will include general information about the selected destination, areas of historical and recreational interest, and a choice of travel packages. A scoring rubric is also included.
Students become involved in a nine week simulation of purchasing stock and monitoring the changes which occur in their selected stock. An excellent stock market glossary is also included.
Children ages 9-11 are given the opportunity to see how ads are created, how the customer is enticed to buy, what is fantasy, and what is reality.
Lesson plans for the business or social studies class on ways to incorporate researching a family tree into the curriculum.
This website has free templates to use for websites or wordpress designs.
PBS program takes a look at the global economic crisis of 1998. See interviews with financial experts, a timeline and predictions for the future.
Here are some great online economics lessons--all levels and content areas keyed to the Nebraska Social Studies/Economics Standards. If you know the concept you want to teach, start from the K-5 concepts list or the 6-12 concepts list. Materials from which to create more lessons are available from the Virtual Economics Companion.
A library of resources for teaching and learning. Contains a reference center, reading room, a subject collection as well as other resources.
This web site offers a variety of helpful hints for the job interview with 900+ sample questions for 41 jobs, tips for interviewing and resume writing, and how to do mock interview practice.
A free on-line site that offers interactive exercises to improve typing skills for students and teachers. Typing exercises are timed to calculate words typed per minute as well as errors made.
Robert Cringely covers the history and transformation of money, and how digital technology has altered the markets and the financial world.
Power point and animations for teachers to use in their classroom. All content areas included.
This site gives the viewer the opportunity to choose the intended audience--student, teacher, parent or consumer. Afterwards, lessons in money management are made available for different age groups.
The website states its purpose is to "provide educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction."
Lesson plans and ideas are given on ways to help prepare students for the job market.
An interactive site which allows students to learn the states, capitals, and two-letter postal abbreviations.
"TeachersFirst is a rich collection of lessons, units, and web resources designed to save teachers time by delivering just what they need in a practical, user-friendly, and ad-free format. We offer our own professional and classroom-ready content along with thousands of reviewed web resources, including practical ideas for classroom use and safe classroom use of Web 2.0. Busy teachers, parents, and students can find resources using our subject/grade level search, keyword search, or extensive menus."
A complete source for copyright information.
ARTSEDGE supports the place of arts education at the center of the curriculum through the creative and appropriate uses of technology.