What Were the Unintended Costs of Truman and the Bomb, Obama Attacking ISIS?

nerc46-presbannerTuesday, Danforth, 3:00–4:00

What Were the Unintended Costs of Truman and the Bomb, Obama Attacking ISIS?

Doug Young, Council for Economic Education, New York, NY

New insights emerge as students apply an “Economic Way of Reasoning,” from the C3 Frameworks. Using the Inquiry Design Model (IDM) from NCSS, teachers create of two modules based on these historical events. Compelling and supporting questions, formative assessments and featured resources will be covered. Introduce critical thinking and problem solving skills as students learn about cost/benefit analysis, incentives and the intended and unintended consequences of decision-making.

Target Audience: Middle School, High School

Strand Identification: U.S. History, World History, Economics