Essential Questions for Budget Hero

  • How are economic resources gathered and allocated?

  • What roles do economic principles play in history?

  • What are the effects of the American government providing more or less regulation in the economy?

  • Why are financial, credit, housing, and labor so interconnected?

  • How does your understanding of current economic trends in the American economic system affect your ability to make personal economic decisions?

Encourage students to consider these Essential Questions as they play the Budget Hero game, or visit the lesson ideas page for more tips.