Addressing the Government Shutdown With Students

October 1, 2013

For the first time in 17 years, the U.S. government has shut down due to a Congressional impasse over the federal budget. Many students will have questions about the causes and implications of this hi...

Balancing Budgets Lesson Plan: The Budget Hero Game

June 5, 2012

In this balancing budgets lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 9-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the principles of balancing budgets, both personal and governmental. Students wil...