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Money, Debt and inequality

Money, Debt and inequality

When I ask my students: ‘What is money?’, they hardly ever know. Most adults don’t either. This lesson looks at what money is, how the banking crisis happened, what the difference between good debt and bad debt is, and the current global inequality in wealth. It includes individual and group work activities, as well as whole class discussions, to try and stimulate students understanding and critical engagement with the world as it is. A lesson that could work as an introduction for economics, PHSE, SEAL, SMSC and Careers lessons for children aged 11+. Extensions, start and plenary are included to aid differentiation and the learning journey. Learning questions also increase in difficulty as the lesson progresses. Learning questions include: What is money? What’s the difference between good debt and bad debt? What is crypto-currency? Extension: Is financial inequality out of control, and if so how can it be resolved? Instructions on how to use the resource are in the notes of the powerpoint, which also includes a number of youtube videos, and included here is also a short word document which has some of the debate about where money originated from and what preceded it. This document is made from a summary of Graeber’s recent work and watching the ‘crash course’ video on money. Adam Smith’s idea that barter preceded minted coinage seems, in recent academia, to be incorrect. Rather, minted metal coinage seems to have been part of a ‘military-mining-slavery complex’ where wars created slaves to mine metal to pay soldiers.
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Electrician Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Careers Jobs

Electrician Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Careers Jobs

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of ‘Electricians’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
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DJ Disc Jockeys Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Careers Jobs

DJ Disc Jockeys Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Careers Jobs

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of ‘DJs’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
FREEBIE Printable 3D Study Cube

FREEBIE Printable 3D Study Cube

Check out this fun and creative way to diversify methods of studying. This printable cube can be cut and glued or taped together to make a large die-style template. With size sides, students can put vocabulary words on each side, topics on each side, facts and more. This interactive cube has so many possibilities but will be fun and engaging regardless. Let us know what you end up doing with it :)
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Hairdressing Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Composer Beauty Careers

Hairdressing Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Composer Beauty Careers

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of 'Hairdressing'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
10 Careers Jobs Wordsearch Starter Activities KS3 GCSE Cover Homework Plenary Settler PSHE Planning

10 Careers Jobs Wordsearch Starter Activities KS3 GCSE Cover Homework Plenary Settler PSHE Planning

10 starter-style wordsearch keyword activities covering 10 topics including: 1. Beginning with B 2. Barrister 3. Dentist 4. ER Ending with 5. Florist 6. Horse related 7. Beginning with M 8. Royal Marines 9. Beginning with T 10. Tailor Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
NQT - Newly Qualified Teacher ( NQT & RQT )

NQT - Newly Qualified Teacher ( NQT & RQT )

Newly Qualified Teacher ( NQT & RQT ) ANY SUBJECT, ANY AGE, ANY OCCASION! NQT's never be stuck for resources for your lessons! There is something for every subject and every occasion in this pack. We hope that you enjoy this resource! If you review this resource we will give you another resource of the same value for FREE. We would love your feedback, if you like what you see, please follow us: on Tes TeachElite's Shop click the'Follow this Author button' . We will keep you updated on any sales we throw or FREEBIES we upload. You can find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeachEliteRE and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeachElite/
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PSHE: Bullying

PSHE: Bullying

A PSHE lesson looking at bullying. Lesson includes: -questions for class discussions -video clip -drama scenarios for forum theatre
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Self Management Bundle

Self Management Bundle

5 x fully resourced, highly-rated Self Management-focused lesson packs. All 5 lesson packs are complete with at least one hour-long powerpoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs and starters. All are well differentiated to three levels throughout to enable clear evidence of progress for all students. These lessons have been designed to meet the PSHE associations guidance for 2018 and to help create resilient, independent learners. These resources have been highly-rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to follow. There is zero extra work required. You can just have a quick look at them and teach - instructions are very clear as you go along. I use all of these myself as a head of PSHE, Social Studies and Life Skills and I really hope you find them excellent value. I've put literally weeks of time into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. Please leave me a review and I'll send you any other resource of your choice for free. Many more inexpensive and free resources at my shop: EC_Resources Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :)
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Student Proposed Business Plan Project (Differentiated)

Student Proposed Business Plan Project (Differentiated)

Check out this awesome cooperative learning activity. Within this differentiated lesson, students will develop a business plan based on a need in their world, will identify components such as the consumer, the production, cost, supply and demand, need and want and more. The template comes in three varieties so you can meet the needs of all students and multiple grade levels. A one-pager is included clearly articulating how to implement this in your classroom. From brainstorm, to implemetation to presentations, this week long project will challenge your student to problem solve, think critically, collaborate, synergize, and be creative, all while applying economic concepts and business thoughts. Have fun!
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Star Student Poster Template

Star Student Poster Template

Check out this fun and simple template for star student. This can be used weekly, monthly quarterly or whatever fits you and your classroom. Separated into seven sections, this poster can be converted to a poster, used on a bulletin board, or made copies of after filled out and distributed to the students. The various boxes prompt students to talk about themselves and offer insight for their peers. it serves as a great way to incentives and reward kids, and can seamlessly be implemented in your classroom!
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Shark Tank Inspired Invention and Advertisement Creation Challenge Project

Shark Tank Inspired Invention and Advertisement Creation Challenge Project

Check out this incredible project that is inspired by Shark Tank. Included in this large packet, you will find directions for the teacher, directions for the students, challenge sheet with an explanation hook, templates for each stage of the invention and advertisement process and a clear rubric to convey expectation. Presented in a fun and student-friendly format, students will create an invention, whether real or not, will discuss the need for the invention and then create an advertisement to hook buyers. It is intended to take five days, with clear expectations for each day, as each lesson scaffolds on the next. Students will love applying their learned concepts of supply and demand, needs and wants, and helping people make their lives easier through their inventions. One of our favorites :)
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