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Teach the lesson plan you created during Week 2. Please share your thoughts on how the lesson went below. So that others can visualize your lesson, please respond using the following format:
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Name: Economic Forecasting Lesson
Subject: 9th-12th Grade Money Matters
Students are a partner in an economic forecasting firm called Acme Economic Forecasters (AEF). The students received a letter from a business woman in Australia that they talked to through Skype who is interested in moving her guava jelly business to the United States. She has asked the students to prepare a presentation report on the expected economic health of the United States economy for the next year and to post the report in a Google site she shares with them.
The students will need to do the following:
Knowledge/Skills Students Learned:
What Went Well:
Web 2.0/Social Media:
I would not do anything differently next time I teach this lesson because according to students' journals on their evaluation of this assignment, they really enjoyed this assignment and the opportunity to provide a report that could persuade a professional business person in making an important decision about moving or not moving her company to the U.S. This also helped the students to realize the vital daily financial decisions businesses make every day in order to succeed in our economy.