March 16, 2020
This lesson will introduce three basic economic concepts: consumers and producers, goods and services, and trade. Students will define key economic terms and play a game to understand the benefits of trade.
October 25, 2019
The new bank note featuring Viola Desmond provides an excellent opportunity to teach about the concept of historical significance.
September 26, 2019
Students will learn about inflation: what it is, what it means and how it’s measured. They will also learn about how the consumer price index is calculated and create their own student price index to measure the prices that matter in their everyday lives.
September 16, 2019
The Bank of Canada Museum would like to hear from teachers across Canada to help design new online resources for economic literacy.
October 5, 2018
This lesson idea will help students learn about the design of Canadian bank notes.