Shopping for a printer can appear to be a steal, however you aren’t getting the entire image with out the ink.
Printers are a know-how whose value has shrunk a LOT through the years. However because of some intelligent (some would possibly argue crafty) advertising ways involving the ink cartridges wanted to maintain them working, the business remains to be a profitable one. Talk about this together with your college students in NGPF’s exercise collection based mostly on Enterprise Insider’s net collection: So Costly.
College students will watch a video a couple of particular services or products, establish the precise components of manufacturing that influence its value, and dig deeper by answering just a few thought-provoking questions.
So Costly #10: Printer Ink
Ceaselessly Requested Questions
How usually will this exercise be launched?
We’ll launch one So Costly exercise per week throughout this faculty yr. If for any motive the net collection stops making new episodes or the content material turns into unfit to be used within the classroom, we are going to talk any plans to transition away from So Costly as quickly as attainable.
How do I ship this exercise?
Now we have included each a Nearpod and no-tech model of the exercise. Observe: you will have to be logged into your Nearpod account to obtain the exercise. There is no such thing as a reply key, however the no-tech model can have a slide with instance solutions for the components of manufacturing and the Nearpod model can have solutions preloaded in a drag-and-drop exercise.
How is the exercise structured?
Every week’s exercise will embody:
- Components of manufacturing studying/refresher sources
- A Enterprise Insider “So Costly” video
- Components of manufacturing identification exercise
- A number of dialogue questions on that week’s services or products
What if my college students haven’t realized in regards to the components of manufacturing?
The exercise features a video and infographic that can give college students the foundational data wanted to know the components of manufacturing and put that data to make use of.
When ought to I exploit this exercise?
This exercise is constructed to be versatile. It may be used to complement your present private finance classes or it may be used as a standalone exercise in case you’re on the lookout for a significant and related option to interact your college students as we head into the ultimate weeks of the college yr.
How lengthy does the exercise take?
The video in regards to the components of manufacturing is 4 minutes and the So Costly movies typically vary between 5-10 minutes. So, relying on whether or not college students watch each movies and the way in-depth your college students go within the dialogue questions, it’s cheap to anticipate the exercise to take someplace between 15-Half-hour.
The place can I discover the So Costly actions on the web site?
On NGPF.org’s prime navigation, hover over the curriculum menu and click on “So Costly Collection” underneath Economics.
We hope this exercise will make it easier to present your college students with participating matters to assist sharpen private finance and economics abilities!
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In search of extra methods to introduce economics into your private finance classroom? Try NGPF’s Econ Assortment!