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25 resources with the concept human capital

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It's Your Paycheck! Curriculum Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The nine lessons in the “It's Your Paycheck! Curriculum Unit” are designed for use in high school personal finance classes. Pupils learn about investing, FICA and federal income taxes, checking and savings accounts, budgeting, levels of...
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Katrina's Classroom: Teaching Money Skills for Life

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Imagine a hurricane teaching high schoolers about financial preparedness! The four lessons in this collection are based on the personal stories in Katrina’s Classroom: Financial Lessons from a Hurricane video. Topics include goal...
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It's Your Paycheck

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Beyond reading and arithmetic, one of the most important skills for graduating seniors to have is fiscal literacy and responsibility. Start them on the right financial track with nine lessons that focus on a variety of important personal...
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Invest in Yourself

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What are the different ways that people can invest in their human capital for a better future? Pupils participate in an engaging hands-on activity and analyze data regarding unemployment, the ability to obtain an education, and median...
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Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimation activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...
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Ten Mile Day

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Get your class working on the railroad with this detailed and interactive lesson. After reading and discussing Ten Mile Day, learners explore division of labor, human capital, and productivity with a hands-on group activity in which they...
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Great Civilizations Develop around Rivers

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
If you lived in prehistoric times, what kinds of choices could your family make to increase their chance of survival? By making similar decisions in a simulation game, participants discover how specialization creates both opportunity and...
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Lesson 4: Back to School

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Based on your current level of human capital, how long would it take you to earn $1,000,000? What about your potential human capital? Learners explore the importance of education and experience when entering the workforce, and compare...
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Financial Literacy Infographic Scavenger Hunt

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A lesson in personal finance can be the most valuable part of a high school education. Connect the basics of banking with informational reading skills in a lesson that prompts teenagers to answer a series of questions based on an array...
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Arts and Economics Infographic Questionnaire

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do careers in the arts contribute to America's gross domestic product? Use an informative infographic that details the economic details of careers in the core arts, including design services, performing arts, and arts education, to...
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On the Court with... Michael Jordan

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Pupils learn foundational economic concepts and consider the importance of decision-making, how to evaluate choices and alternatives, and the benefits of consistent training and practice by learning about the early life of Michael Jordan.
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Journey to Jo’burg: A South African Story

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How did South African apartheid affect the ability of people of color to increase their human capital? Here is a rich instructional activity in which learners come to understand the relationship between investment in human capital and...
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Ben Franklin: Highlighting the Printer

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
By studying Benjamin Franklin's work as a printer, your class will have a fantastic opportunity to learn about the economic concepts of entrepreneurship, human capital, and investment. 
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Investing in Yourself: An Economic Approach to Education Decisions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between physical capital and human capital, and in which should you invest? While considering the concept of return on investment, take a look at the payoffs and consequences of investing in training and education.
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What Are the ‘Ingredients’ for Economic Growth?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Delve into the concept of economic growth with your class members, including why economic growth is important, what causes it, and how can countries encourage it.
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Productivity in the Fertile Crescent

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students role play the parts for trading merchants. In this Fertile Crescent lesson plan, students determine how productivity, human capital, technology, and goods were used and exchanged in ancient civilizations as they participate in a...
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My Side of the Mountain

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners complete activities with the book My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George. In this literature lesson, students read the book and discuss the concept of human capital. They complete a KWLH chart and two assessments.
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Money Math

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students define human capital and income earning potential. In this algebra lesson, students analyze the relationship between income and capital resources. They calculate tax rates and understand how to read a tax table.
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On the Court with...Michael Jordan

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students use a decision-making model as they make simulated choices about their future education. In this decision-making activity, students read a book about Michael Jordan and discuss choices he made. Then, students examine how their...
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Earning an Income

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the role of money in society and define how to earn an income. In this human capital instructional activity, 4th graders read the book Shoeshine Girl and discuss it. Students discuss various economic concepts and...
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I Can Touch the Stars

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars examine the concept of human capital. In this human capital lesson, students research how Dr. Sally Ride and Senator John Glenn invested their human capital. They determine how these two increased their human capital...
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Ten Mile Day

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students analyze the impact that improvements in human capital, the use of capital goods, incentives, and division of labor can have on productivity. In this productivity lesson, students listen to the story Ten Mile Day and work in...
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Economics: Who Benefits from Competition?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine competitive markets and complete a simulation called "The More. the Merrier." In the simulation they assess how goods are more available when competition increases. Students investigate how competition and the opening of...
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Why Do People Go to School?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students investigate data on how one's level of education effects earning potential. They define the associated vocabulary.