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Course | Business Economics Updated


NAFTrack Certification with End of Course Exam: This legacy course delivers an introduction to the essential concepts of economics about a business regarding supply, demand, profit, costs, and markets. The course covers the differences between microeconomics from macroeconomics.  There are discussions about the American economy, the factors that influence the success of businesses and products, and the relationship between labor and business, providing a broad overview of the global economy.

Planning Tools
For Learners

PLANNING TOOLS provides essential information to guide course implementation, including scope and sequence, detailed lesson plans, semester planning outline, course updates, and project overview. Several courses offer free online resources with hyperlinked URLs to enhance blended, synchronous, and asynchronous learning. The scope and sequence guide the resource selections to ensure the content aligns with lesson topics. The online resource collection includes course outlines, modules, lesson plans, videos, projects, and articles.

FOR LEARNERS: Did you know that in 2030, 85% of the jobs are not in existence yet? So, how can what you are learning in school today possibly prepare you for an unknowable future?

The answer is simple! You do not stop learning just because you graduated from high school. You must embrace the concept of life-long learning to thrive in a highly tech-enabled and information-driven future. Your skillsets are less about what a teacher “poured” into your head and more about exploring issues and topics about which you are passionate. In the future, employers will not be as interested in your grade point average as compared to the initiative you took to extend your knowledge.

Staff Pick

National Economics Challenge

Challenge your students this semester by participating in the 2022 National Economics Challenge (NEC). Register your student teams NOW and join almost 10,000 students that participate in this motivating and fun team learning experience every year!

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Instructional Units

Unit 1 Getting Started
Unit 2 Basic Economic Principles
Unit 3 Entrepreneurship and Competition
Unit 4 Economic Systems
Unit 5 Career Exploration and Final Presentation

Featured Resources

New National Standards for Personal Financial Education

From the Council for Economic Education

Download the 2022 National Standards fro CEE

SAP Developer Pre-Internship

Career Readiness

Developed by SAP, students can experience a career as a software developer in their company.

Effects of Gentrification

Case Study

Students research potential impacts of an economic development plan on the local community

Economic Development: My Hometown

Culminating Project

Students research local economic development plans and apply their knowledge of economic principles in a...

To Build or not to Build?


The Economics of Sports. Students apply economic principles to decide the feasibility of building a sports...

Meet Fred


Managed by the Federal Reserve, FRED provides real-time data which students can use in their research

Culturally Responsive Teaching


On-demand webinar series from econedlink

Crash Course - Economics

YouTube Playlist

Economics made easy! Students can use this 36 YouTube Playlist as an overview or a review of the concepts taught...

Thanks to our community, industry, postsecondary partners, and professional associations for their continued involvement in promoting future ready learning for NAF's educators and learners.

Looking for the old Curriculum Library?

NAF will no longer update the Curriculum Library in the Academy Support Hub (ASH), but you can still access it below. Stay on the NAF Future Ready Learning site for our updated curricula and resources.

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