WHAT YOU NEED TO GET STARTED
- One softcover included with each DVD purchase. Available as a digital file with your purchase. Additional copies of the printed book (236 pages) are available.
- Includes message introductions, scripture readings, learning objectives, quotations, lecture outlines, discussion/multiple choice/short answer questions, for further study recommendations.
- Basic Economics – A high school economics textbook (3rd ed.) to accompany Economics for Everybody. Presents economics in a clearly understandable fashion from a Christian worldview.
- Economics Films & Cartoons – To educate and entertain your young economists, we’ve put together several video downloads to keep economics from becoming “the dismal science!”
HOW ECONOMICS FOR EVERYBODY WORKS
Scope & Sequence
Economics for Everybody is designed to be the base of a one-semester economics class for homeschool high school students. If this Scope and Sequence is followed, it will be good for one half credit in economics.
The course can be used in two ways: by itself as a lighter study to introduce basic economics concepts (9th/10th graders), or used together with another economics textbook as a more in depth study for students with worldview training (10th/11th/12th graders). If you choose to do the latter, we recommend Basic Economics, Fourth Edition by Carson and Cleveland. It is available at CompassClassroom.com.
The 12 Lessons in the study follow a certain sequence that may not be obvious to the casual observer.
- Lessons 1 to 5 introduce key economic principles;
- Lessons 6 and 7 explain the relationship between theology, philosophy, and economics;
- Lessons 9 to 12 examine the application of economics in real-life systems.
Everything fits together, with each lesson generally building on the lesson before it.
Download the complete scope and sequence, along with answers to the Study Guide questions, on the course homepage. Look for the tab or section called Materials, in which will be links to PDF, Apple Ebook, and Kindle versions.
The study guide (sample) closely follows the material taught in the series. If you are new to economics, you may find the introduction of so many ideas makes it difficult to remember everything said. Your learning process should be helped immensely if you read the corresponding chapter in the guide after you watch the lesson.
Here are few things to note:
- Complete Short Answer – Type or write out answers on your computer or paper rather than using the Study Guide (there isn’t enough space).
- Discussion Questions – Verbally talk through these with Parent/Teacher. The goal is to let students explain what they have learned.
- Additional Assignment – These are not found in the Study Guide, but are optional ways to dig deeper into the material.