Monthly Archives: March 2011

Using Fancy Nancy to Discuss “Fancy” Economic Words

Often, economics uses “fancy” words to describe complex principles. In the Fancy Nancy series, the main character, Nancy, enjoys using “fancy” words to describe things. For example, in the book Fancy Nancy: Ooh La La, It’s Beauty Day, Nancy discussed … Continue reading

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The Economics Way of Thinking: Should I Eat Fried Worms?

How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell…WARNING: FOR SOME OF YOU THIS MAY BE MORE LIKE YUCK-ONOMICS THAN YUM-ONOMICS!! Use How to Eat Fried Worms to teach the Economics Way of Thinking. 1) Watch this video http://www.econedlink.org/interactives/index.php?iid=137 to listen … Continue reading

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The Little Red Hen

The 6 Core Economic Principles in: The Little Red Hen Econ-cepts: Capital Resources, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, Incentive, Natural Resources, Production, Productive Resources Have you ever worked hard on a project and found that no one would help you? Then when you got it all … Continue reading

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