Make Economics Fun!

This Common Sense Economics website, its accompanying textbook and its course package provide tools to help make economics fun. This site provides speedy electronic resource guidance, quality supplements, economic examples, quick links to cool stuff, information on a full multi-media course package and workshop announcements on how to get trained to teach a course using the package in a seated or online setting. Compared to other websites, the Common Sense Economics website offers a substantially larger quantity of field-tested economics materials that focus on experience-based learning. Common Sense Economics connects to many of the 20 Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics and National Standards for Financial Literacy. Most importantly, this website contains materials that will help instructors fashion exciting and informative courses.


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Common Sense Economics: What Everyone Should Know about Wealth and Prosperity
by James D. Gwartney, Richard L. Stroup, Dwight R. Lee, Tawni Hunt Ferrarini, Joseph Calhoun

ISBN: 125010694X  The third edition of Common Sense Economics (2016) is power packed!


What you’ll find here…

  • Information on how to adopt an exciting online economics and personal finance course
  • Information about the third edition of the book
  • Instructional tools and supplementary materials for Common Sense Economics
  • An overview of the complementary Common Sense: Economics for Life! course package and a complementary brochure
  • Learning tools and engaging ideas on how to learn economics
  • More information on economics in the movies, comics, fun activities, videos, games, and creative ideas

Want to know more?

  • SYLLABUS or PACING GUIDE, check out either template
  • REQUEST an examination copy of the third edition, if you are considering course adoption
  • JOIN the Common Sense Network, adopt the course shell, and receive updates on what is happening in the Common Sense Economics for Life network
  • DISCOVER what’s new in the third edition
  • DOWNLOAD a copy of the brochure
  • EMAIL Common Sense Economics to schedule a workshop 25 or more teachers, faculty, or curriculum consultants in your area
  • MAKE revision suggestions for the fourth edition
  • Contact the Common Sense Economics team if you want support or have a problem.