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Personal Finance and Economics - Social Studies Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE)


Note: Social Studies Resources are developed and reviewed by #GAsocialstudies educators. 

NEW​ On December 9, 2021 the State Board of Education approved changes to the GSE for the Economics course required for graduation 45.061, that will be implemented during the 2022-23 school year.  The title for the course will change to Personal Finance and Economics​. Click here to view the crosswalk reflecting the changes to the GSE​

Teacher notes, and instructional resources reflecting these changes are coming soon.​

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Content Resources

Personal Finance and Economics​ (beginning 2022-2023)

Teacher Notes

Economics Teacher Notes (2017-2022)

Personal Finance and Economics Teacher Notes​ (beginning 2022-2023) Fundamentals, Microeconomics, International, and Macroeconomics Available NOW!

Teacher Content Videos

Allocating Scarce Resources

 

Determinants of Demand


Determinants of Supply

 

Economic Systems

 

Exchange Rates

 

Marginal Cost, Marginal Benefit, and Rational Decision Making

 

Measuring the Economy

 

Monetary Policy

 

Rational Decision Making and Post High School Options

 

Roles of Government in the U.S. Economy

 

Supply and Demand

 

Instructional Resources

Economics Curriculum Map

​NEW Personal Finance and Economics Curriculum Map

Resources for Any Unit

Econ Express through GPB

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.

Unit 1

Sample UnitConnecting Themes

Unit 2

Sample UnitFundamentals Source Set
Sample Lesson 

Social Studies Lab ​

Unit 3

Sample UnitMicroeconomics Source Set
Sample Lesson 

Unit 4

Sample UnitMacroeconomics Source Set

Sample Lesson 

Unit 5

Sample UnitInternational Economics Source Set

Unit 6

Sample UnitPersonal Finance Source Set

Instructional Activity Videos

Introducing Economics

 

Circular Flow

 

Demand

 

Enhancing & Extending the Economic Course

 

Price Floors & Ceilings

 

Supply

 

Supply, Demand, and Equilibrium Price

 

Teaching Fiscal Policy & Budgeting: Tradeoffs & Externalities Happen! Part 1

 

Teaching Fiscal Policy & Budgeting: Tradeoffs & Externalities Happen! Part 2

 

Teaching Types of Resources and Production Possibility Curves

 

Types of Competition

 



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