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26. EconEdLink: Understanding a Balance Sheet

Activity Description

Understanding a Balance Sheet
Source: EconEdLink: Understanding a Balance Sheet Lesson Plan (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

In this activity, students learn the components of a balance sheet by working through many problems to strengthen their understanding. Students complete a balance sheet for business by entering the names of the accounts and calculating total assets, liabilities, and net worth. Students then make predictions on how the balance sheet changes when there are changes to assets and liabilities.

EconEdLink has financial literacy lessons written for K–12. They also provide access to the latest economic news and information. Choose Current Events on the "educator" menu to learn more about what is happening in the world of economics and access related lesson plans. Links to economic data resources can also be found on the "educator" menu. Take time to look this one over, including both the educator section and the student section.

 

 

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Program Areas

ASE: High School Diploma, ABE: Adult Basic Education, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation

Levels

High
27. EconEdLink: Where Does the Money Come From?

Activity Description

EconEdLink: Where Does the Money Come From?
Source: Where Does the Money Come From? Lesson page (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 
In this activity, students calculate federal tax revenues collected in several different scenarios, learn about different kinds of taxes, and explore sales tax in different states.

 

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Program Areas

ASE: High School Diploma, ABE: Adult Basic Education, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation

Levels

All Levels
28. Essay Writing, Using AI in Editing: Working the Web for Education - Tom March - Critical Thinking

Activity Description

Our Story in 2 Minutes
Source: Our Story in 2 Minutes by drivinman687 (License: CC0/Public Domain)

In this activity, students are shown a video called “What in the World… History Compressed” and then later asked to write about it. The emphasis is on critical thinking. The Web site contains videos, political cartoons, and pictures that encourage students to think critically.

Screenshot of Working the Web for Education - Tom March - Critical Thinking

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Diploma

Levels

High, Intermediate, Intermediate High, Advanced
29. Exploring Career Choices with the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)

Activity Description

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Source: Occupational Outlook Handbook (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 

The Occumational Outlook Handbook is created and maintained by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It includes an up-to-date description of occupations, job summaries, entry-level education, median pay, and projected job growth

For this project, using the OOH, students will investigate three jobs of their choice and engage in project based learning activities to delve into various careers and discuss future trends. 

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ASE: High School Diploma, CTE: Career Technical Education, AwD: Adults with Disabilities

Levels

Intermediate, High, Beginning High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
30. Fact-Checking Using Online Tools: Snopes, FacCheck and Politifact

Activity Description

 

Students Using a Computer
Source: Flickr by Berkeley Lab by flickr (License: Creative Commons 4.0)
 

A skill we need to teach our students is to fact-check those things they read, hear, or see in the media. Using online checkers:  snopes, FactCheck and Politifact, students will investigate a current story presented in the media.

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ASE: High School Diploma, CTE: Career Technical Education

Levels

Intermediate, High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN220124 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.