Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) has teamed up with the Georgia Council on Economic Education (GCEE) to launch Start It Up, a new online game aligned to Georgia high school economic standards. This interactive simulation helps students and young adults understand the complexities of opening a business, including the risks and rewards of entrepreneurship, how to get funding for an idea, why small businesses sometimes fail after a few years, and what decisions help businesses succeed.
Econ Express is a unique online resource that helps teachers and students learn, practice and assess basic economic concepts in a creative and engaging way. Covering 51 concepts, Econ Express serves as a general overview of the content typically taught in a high school “Intro to Economics” course. It’s all here: from the basics of scarcity and productive resources to more intricate topics like comparative advantage and monetary policy.
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