Thursday, August 31, 2017

G11 - Week 3 - Day 2

In-class work

    1. Check flashcards of ch. 2 vocabulary and diagrams
    2. Video questions?
      1. The Law of Demand (2016 new lesson!)
      2. Changes in Demand versus Changes in Quantity Demanded
    3. News presentations
      1. Cover slide
      2. Diagram
      3. Evaluation/commentary
        1. Stakeholders (consumers, producers, government)
        2. Positives & negatives
        3. Short-term and long-term
      4. Conclusion
      At-home work
      1. Ch. 2 vocabulary and diagram quiz
      2. The Determinants of Demand

      Tuesday, August 29, 2017

      G11 - Week 3 - Day 1

      In-class work
      1. Ch. 1 Quiz
        1. Mark
      2. Practice problem - Part B
        1. What is the structure?
        2. Try it
      3. Feedly
        1. Discuss articles of interest
      At-home work
        1. Make flashcards of ch. 2 vocabulary and diagrams
        2. The Law of Demand (2016 new lesson!)
        3. Changes in Demand versus Changes in Quantity Demanded

      Friday, August 25, 2017

      G11 - Week 2 - Day 3

      In-class work
      1. Introduction to the Central Themes of Economics
        1. Questions
      2. Feedly
        1. Discuss articles of interest
      3. Paper one information
        1. Assessment objectives
        2. Rubric
        3. Command terms
      4. Practice problems
        1. What is the structure?
        2. Try it
      At-home work
        1. Review learning outcomes from chapter 1 for a short quiz

      Thursday, August 24, 2017

      G12 - Week 2 - Day 2

      In-class
      1. Chapter 4 quiz
        1. Mark
      2. Calculating the Effects of a Protectionist Tariff (HL Only)
        1. Questions?
      3. Exercise 1 (HL Only)
      4. Practice questions 1-3 (p. 430)
      At-home
      1. Ch. 21 quiz for definitions and diagrams

      Friday, August 18, 2017

      G12 - Week 1 - Day 3

      In-class
      1. Chapter 2 quiz
        1. Mark
      2. The Gains from International Trade in the Demand and Supply model
        1. Questions?
      3. Exercise 1 (HL Only)
      4. Exercise 2 (Everyone)
      5. Practice questions 1-3 (p. 430)
      At-home
      1. Review chapter 3 and be prepared for a short quiz next class.
      2. Protectionist Tariffs
      3. Protectionist Quotas
      4. Protectionist Subsidies and Evaluating Protectionism

      Thursday, August 17, 2017

      G11 - Week 1 - Day 2

      In-class work
      1. Flashcard check
      2. Influences on Student Achievement
      3. Feedly
      4. Videos
        1. Scarcity, the Basic Economic Problem
      At-home work
        1. Finish second half of The Circular Flow Model of a Market Economy
        2. Watch this for more information on The Basic Economic Problem
        3. Study for a short quiz on definitions and diagrams

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      Wednesday, August 16, 2017

      G12 - Week 1 - Day 2

      In-class
      1. Chapter 1 quiz
        1. Mark
      2. Determining Absolute and Comparative Advantage
        1. Questions?
      3. The Gains from International Trade in the PPC Model 
        1. Questions?
      4. Exercise 1 (HL Only)
      5. Exercise 2 (Everyone)
      6. Practice questions 1-3 (p. 430)
      At-home
      1. Review chapter 2 and be prepared for a short quiz next class.
      2. The Gains from International Trade in the Demand and Supply model

      Tuesday, August 15, 2017

      G11 - Week 1 - Day 1

      In-class work 
      1. Introductions 
      2. Who knows anything about this class? 
      3. What’s something you don’t understand that you would like to understand by the end of this year?
      4. How can you learn what is on the test?
      5. Website
      6. Syllabus
      7. Start of year survey
      At-home work
      1. Skim chapter 1
      2. Create flashcards (paper or digital) for all definitions and diagrams

      Monday, August 14, 2017

      G12 - Week 1 - Day 1

      In-class

      1. Ask a person nearby about three things they did over summer and be ready to report back to the class.
      2. Short refresher worksheet about course exams and diagrams.
      At-home