Thursday, September 27, 2012

Tablet Supply & Demand

Kids' tablets prepare for battle


Economists say real officials worth every penny

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Haiku Learning Management System

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I strongly suggest you check this tool out for your school district.  My district just recently adopted this and I have come to love it.  You can have one-to-one discussions with students, group discussions, drop boxes, and build in any information you want for your students to view.  Here is a link to their main page:  Check it out and enjoy the expanded capabilities!

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Another Trade Article: Subsidizing Comparative Advantage?

U.S. grants give state exporters a boost

Good Macro Article with Trade-Off Discussion

The Trade-Off That Created Germany’s Job Miracle

Chevy Volt Supply & Demand

GM discounts electric Chevrolet Volt up to $10,000

I will be using this article sometime this week to discuss supply & demand concepts.  

Sunday, September 23, 2012

New Stossel in the Classroom!

The New DVD is here:  

Here is a sample video from the streaming:

Thanks John for producing another fine DVD for Economics Education!

Friday, September 21, 2012

Politics and Entitlements

The Data Behind Romney’s 47% Comments

Good conversation article for entitlements and the role of government.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Monday, September 17, 2012

More Trade Support

Obama hits China with trade complaint

Good article for talking about the role of subsidies and international trade.  

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Comparative and Absolute Advantage Time!

The case for outsourcing jobs

I will be using this in AP Micro and Macro this week as a supplement to our chapter.  
Have a good week!

Friday, September 14, 2012

Free Trade

John Stossel - Does Free Trade Exploit the Poor?

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Limited Government Involvement?

Proposed Ban on Magnet Toys Has Buckyballs Crying Foul

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Good Article on Unions and Chicago

Strike shows teachers' new political foe: austerity

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Great New Tune

Fiscal Cliff by Merle Hazard

Monday, September 10, 2012

Friday, September 7, 2012

Making Sense of Summer Work Visas For Foreigners

Good video to generate some discussion and debate on a topic that relates to the age of our students.


I have been currently having trouble with technology conversions at school this year and access to my blog too.  Apparently we can switch to Google Docs, email but not use Blogger.  Ugh.  Hopefully I will resume regular posts this afternoon again.  Have a good weekend!