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.”
Savvas 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.
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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