ECON AND ME revolves around four children and their invisible friend, Econ, who apply economic principles to individuals, families, and communities. Students learn about economics, social studies, communication, mathematics, and problem solving.

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Full Episodes | 5

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  • Consumption

    Econ shows how children can use their $4.00 to spend on goods, save it, or pay for sevices


  • Interdependence

    Tom and Sean arrive late for rehearsal and say their small jobs don't matter.


  • Opportunity Cost

    When they decide to build a clubhouse, they find how they can be resourceful with money.


  • Production

    The children find a way to earn by putting on a play involving the neighborhood children.


  • Scarcity

    When they decide to build a clubhouse, they find they have a scarcity of wood.


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  • Step-step instruction learning economic concepts and applying them to different classes.


  • introduces programs 2 - 5. Demonstrates teaching strategies and evaluating students.



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