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Economics Mission Statement

After my first year teaching I found that I lacked a sense of cohesion that connected the first unit to the last unit. I am retired military (21+ years) and drawing on that background came to realize that I needed a mission statement with approaches and objectives in the hopes that this will strengthen my teaching for next year.

Mission Statement:
The mission of this high school economics class is to provide students with a logical framework to understand basic economic principles and how people, businesses, and governments interact in order to use resources[1]. Students will be able to use that knowledge to think critically about government policy proposals that are debated in the media[2] creating better citizens capable of being a part of the political process. Additionally, they will be aware of how economy works and how to adjust to changes within it.

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