affect us every day of our lives. Understanding economics means thinking about
how scarcity, or limited resources, requires us to make choices and evaluate
one option against others. In this course, you will
recognize examples of economics in your daily life. You will see how the
economic choices of larger groups, like businesses and governments, affect you
and others. As you progress through the course, you will recognize that the
costs and benefits of choices connect individuals and groups around the world.
The purpose of this
course is to help you become a smart consumer who understands the flow of an
economy between individuals, businesses, governments, and the rest of the
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below to view the PDF of the proposed course description from the Florida
Department of Education.
|Course Assessment and|
success, students are expected to submit work in each course weekly. Students
can learn at their own pace; however, “any pace” still means that students must
make progress in the course every week. To measure learning, students complete
self-checks, practice lessons, multiple-choice questions, projects,
discussion-based assessments, and discussions. Students are expected to
maintain regular contact with teachers; the minimum requirement is monthly.
When teachers, students, and parents work together, students are successful.