Microeconomics Lesson on the Economics of COVID-19
Marginal Revolution University’s Externalities and Incentives: The Economics of COVIDis a short video that focuses on the positive externality of the COVID-19 vaccine and includes a set of practice questions. The video is free to download or view online. As a bonus, it is embedded within an overall lesson on positive and negative externalities and serves as a relatable real-world example for students at the high school level. The website provides a transcript of the video, which has subtitles in a number of languages, including Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic. Teacher resources include two assignments related to the video. Additionally, a four-day unit builds mastery of how GDP is calculated and why it is a vital measure of economic health, and a five-day unit on supply, demand, and equilibrium engages students with a variety of videos, games, and interactive exercises.
SDI has released its PPE for Schools Report to help guide district leaders as they look to navigate the rest of this school year and also mitigate future risks. In the freePPE for Schools Report, district leaders will find information about the PPE procurement process, lessons learned, and best practices for moving forward.
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