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Think-pair-share: Functions of money part of Examples
This cooperative learning activity helps students gain a deeper understanding of the three functions of money and provides practice applying those ideas to real-life items.

Using Cooperative Peer Editing to Develop Effective Economic Research Questions part of Examples
Students engage in peer editing and cooperative discussion to enhance research questions based on criteria designed to generate effective economic research questions.

Using Note-Taking Pairs to Enhance Understanding of Difficult Concepts (such as Income and Substitution Effects) part of Examples
A variation of the think-pair-share technique is used to reinforce understanding of the income and substitution effects associated with a price change.

Impact of federal deficits part of Examples
Based on a fable about government debt, students identify the relevance of crowding out, monetizing a debt, external debt, and stimulus spending.

Cooperative Learning Exercises to Teach the Gains from Trade part of Examples
This is a cooperative learning exerise that allows students to learn about comparative advantage and the gains from trade.

Exploring and Explaining Determinants of Supply and Demand: Utilizing the Think-Pair-Share Technique part of Examples
This is a two-part activity that implements an extension of the "think-pair-share" cooperative learning technique to study the determinants of supply and demand through hypothetical and real world examples.

Being Aware of Health Care: Using Cooperative Learning to Synthesize and Communicate U.S. Health Care Reform Issues part of Examples
This is a three-part project spanning five weeks that uniquely interweaves individual and cooperative learning in the context of health care reform and the 2008 United States presidential campaign.



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