Teachers: Follow these step-by-step guides to teach your students about the economy.
May 13, 2021 Introduce your Grade 2 students to counting money and forming change combinations. Use these four sets of money math activities individually or in the order listed in this lesson.
February 11, 2021 Explore the history of money in Canada and around the world using an inquiry approach.
November 27, 2020 Explore Canadian money with young learners using our printable worksheets.
October 2, 2020 Take a trade mission to planet Plutopia to discover why trading without a common currency is hard.
March 16, 2020 Introduce three basic economic concepts: consumers and producers, goods and services, and trade. Students will play a game to understand the benefits of trade.
January 29, 2020 Apply the concept of historical significance to nominate an iconic Canadian for a new bank note. Students will create a design for their proposal.
December 2, 2019 Use hands- on activities to explore comparative advantage, opportunity cost and specialization. Students will learn how these key economic concepts help countries benefit from trade.
October 25, 2019 Apply the concept of historical significance to examine the bank note featuring Viola Desmond.
September 26, 2019 All about inflation: what it is, what is means and how it's measured. Students will learn how the consumer price index is calculated and create their own student price index to measure the prices that matter most to them.
October 5, 2018 Explore the design of Canadian bank notes.