Item: Econobites

Category: E
Website: www.etawa.asn.au/econobite
Type: Student material ¨ ‘bite sized’ items that you can use with your students. The emphasis is on applications of Economics to current situations or events that are relevant to the syllabus content for a particular year.

Item: Crash course – Economics

Category: E
Website: www.thecrashcourse.com/courses/economics
Type: Video – select the topic you wish to show a Youtube video from the series.

Item: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Category: E
Website:  www.abs.gov.au
Type: Range of economic statistics; choose for particular year level and purpose

Item: Oxfam Education

Category: E
Website: www.oxfam.org.au
Type: Select from a wide range of resources; able to apply filters to sort

Item: Gapminder

Category: E
Website: www.gapminder.org
Type: Free teaching material developed to dismantle misconceptions and promote a fact-based worldview. Data visualization tools (photos, slides, videos, statistical tables) to let people explore the vast treasure of global statistics. Examples are demographics, comparative living standards

Item: Bullseye Economics poster

Category: E
Website:https://myfuture.edu.au/
Type: Posters showing occupations relating to the learning area of economics

Item: The Pearl Exchange Game

Category: E
Website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yd-jCFDhGQ or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KH06hccMpJQ (Full 1 hour activity) or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsePWJpJSSY (Simulation)
omic statistics; choose for particular year level and purpose
Type: Youtube that explains and demonstrates the game  “The Pearl Exchange” demand and supply activity that teachers equilibrium, shortage, surplus, and shifts in demand and supply. The first video explains the game, the second shows the full game in operation and the third is a simulation.

Item: My Money Coach

Category: E
Website: www.mymoneycoach.ca
Type: Canadian website providing information, advice and resources on saving money,  budgeting and clearing debt.

Item: Economic forecasts

Category: E
Website: https://www.focus-economics.com/
Type: Website. Provides economic analysis and forecasts for various countries including Australia.

Item: Using pop colture to explain economics

Category: E
Website:https://criticalcommons.org/
Type: Website.  Extracts from movies and TV programs to help facilitate engagement on economics – eg Jurassic Park, Big Bang Theory, The Office, Star Wars

Item: The Big Issue – Inequality – homelessness

Category: E
Website: www.thebigissue.org.au
Type: Website.  See workshop and E Classroom on ‘homelessness’

Item:Free Financial literacy lesson plans

Category: E
Website: www.incharge.org
Type: Website.  Provides 14 free financial literacy workbooks and lesson plans.  Lesson plans are in PPT and PDF format. American material but can be adapted.