Prentice Hall Economics explores Essential Questions to help students of all abilities achieve fundamental understanding of core economic principles. Key concepts based on the 20 content standards of the National Council of Economic Education (NCEE) are developed throughout the program. Through an engaging narrative, interactive graphics, animations, videos, and the Personal Finance Handbook, students will apply their new knowledge to the real world and build lifelong skills.
Connect students to Economics through Essential questions.
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Essential Questions introduce new concepts, topics, and ideas, and challenge students to gain a greater understanding of how enduring Economic issues are relevant and still affect them today. Found at the beginning of each chapter, Essential Questions guide students through an exploration across topics connecting them to the content.
Academic research, in particular the Understanding by Design research of author Grant Wiggins, has informed the Magruder’s instructional design and pedagogy. Understanding by Design® is a groundbreaking but commonsense approach to building curriculum, instruction, and assessment centered around Essential Questions and “big ideas.”
Pearson is committed to this approach and has entered into an exclusive partnership with Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe, coauthors of Understanding by Design.
These 18 unique videos were developed and created by students brining student perspective ot the principles of economics that will connect to today’s learners.
With innovative online resources and unprecedented support for all learners, students will go beyond the printed page and actively experience Economics.
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The core components – Student Edition, the Essential Questions Journal, and the digital course – are tied together through Understanding by Design® based Essential Questions so that they can be used in any combination depending on teacher preference.
Students experience Economics content in a personalized way with Economics on the Go. Economics on the Go allows students to gain a deeper understanding of content with downloadable audio and video files that include:
Students prepare to become responsible economic decision makers in their personal lives. This handbook in the Student Edition and online is supported by full lesson plans, worksheets, tests, WebQuests, and motivating real-life illustrations.
Students have a variety of assessment task options that require them to transfer their knowledge. Prentice Hall Economics provides many opportunities for students to demonstrate what they've learned so you can assess for success!
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In the Essential Questions Journal, students explore the big ideas and develop their understanding through activities at the unit, chapter, and section level.
Success Tracker is an online, formative assessment and remediation management system correlated to the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards. It helps teachers provide personalized remediation for each student and provides you with powerful, disaggregated data analysis of student performance.
Students will take online assessments and be provided instant remediation on areas of weakness. Teachers will instantly receive feedback on test results, and get the reporting they need to evaluate students and classes on state standard performance.
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