AP Microeconomics Week of 2/1/16

MON-Complete notes on unions

Collective bargaining simulation

TUE-Complete notes on unions

Collective bargaining simulation

WED-Quiz on monopsonies and unions

Notes on wage differentials and economic rent

Minimum wage discussion

THUR-Quiz on monopsonies and unions

Notes on wage differentials and economic rent

Minimum wage discussion

FRI-1/2 and 1/2 day with government

Unit 4 multiple choice review questions

Honors Economics Week of 2/1/16

MON-Note on market structures

Video clip on Microsoft in the 90s; was it a monopoly?

Receive unit #2 problem set

TUE-Quiz on market structures

Unit 2 problem sets are due; grade and go over

Group review activity for test on small whiteboards

WED-Test #2:  Microeconomics

Unit #2 vocabulary is due

Make sure you have watched the unit 2 video list

Talent Grab article with questions about baseball player salaries

THUR-Correct tests

Notes on economic measurements, GDP, business cycles

Practice problems on GDP, business cycles

FRI-John Stossel Goes to Washington video with questions

Safety net article with questions

AP Microeconomics Week of 1/25/16

MON-Quiz on competitive labor markets

Notes and graphing of monopsony

Analyze the impact of unions on the labor market

TUE-A group- Notes and practice problems on least-cost and profit maximizing rules

WED-B group- Notes and practice problems on least-cost and profit maximizing rules

THUR-A group-Quiz on the least-cost and profit-maximizing rules

Notes on wage diferentials

FRI-B group-Quiz on the least-cost and profit-maximizing rules

Notes on wage diferentials

Honors Economics Week of 1/25/16

MON-Market in wheat simulation

Notes on equilibrium of supply and demand

Graph equilibrium of supply and demand, shifts in supply and demand

TUE-Quiz on equilibrium, supply and demand shifts

Notes on elasticity of demand and supply

WED-*Bring textbooks to class today

Tipping Point Quiz #2:  Chapter 2

Quiz on elasticity of supply and demand

Graphic organizer on business organizations

Review mergers as to whether government would allow or not

THUR-*Bring textbooks to class today

Quiz on business organizations

Reading on the 4 market structures

Graphic organizer on market structures

FRI-Unit 2 problem sets due

Quiz on market structures

Check problem sets

Shark Tank episode and evaluate the business ideas presented

Test #2 is Monday; Unit #2 vocabulary is due Monday

 

AP Microeconomics Week of 1/19/16

MON-No school

TUE-Multiple choice warm-up questions

Intro to factor markets notes

Look at CEO and athlete salaries

WED-Multiple choice warm-up questions

Notes on marginal revenue product, # of workers to hire

Practice calculating MRP, workers to hire

THUR-Quiz on MRP and # of workers to hire

Labor market simulation

Notes on competitive labor markets

FRI-Quiz on competitive labor markets

Notes on monopsonies and labor unions

Quiz Monday monopsonies and labor unions

Honors Economics Week of 1/18/16

MON-no school

TUE-Go over unit 1 test

Wrap up discussion of money

Circular flow diagram sheet

Begin notes on demand

WED-Tipping Point quiz #1:  intro and chapter 1

Quiz on money and the circular flow model

Plotting demand curves sheet

Begin notes on supply

THUR-Plotting supply curves sheet

A market in wheat simulation

Video clips on supply and demand

FRI-Quiz on supply and demand

Notes on equilibrium, shortage and surplus, shifts in supply and demand, price controls

Plotting equilibrium and changes in equilibrium sheet

Quiz Monday on equilibrium

 

AP Microeconomics Week of 1/11/16

*Tue morning at 7:30 I’ll be available for extra help and review.

MON-Game theory quiz

Go over Unit 3 FRQs

Kinked demand curve of oligopoly graph analysis

Article comparing the 4 market structures

Market structure graphic organizers

Work on multiple choice practice questions

TUE-Game theory quiz

Go over Unit 3 FRQs

Kinked demand curve of oligopoly graph analysis

Article comparing the 4 market structures

Market structure graphic organizers

Work on multiple choice practice questions

WED-Unit #3 Test:  The Firm

THUR-Test corrections in class

Talent Grab article with questions about baseball salaries

Unit 4 Factor Markets overview

FRI-Test corrections in class

Talent Grab article with questions about baseball salaries

Unit 4 Factor Markets overview

 

Honors Economics Week of 1/11/16

Important items this week:  The Unit 1 problem set you get in class Monday is due on Wednesday.  Unit 1 vocabulary is due Thursday.  You need to watch the video list you get in class Monday by Thursday and also have your summary of the Metallica/Napster controversy to turn in on Thursday.    The Unit 1 Test is Thursday.  It sounds like a lot but these are simple assignments that won’t take that long.

MON-Go over PPC graph homework

PPC quiz

Notes on public goods, private goods, common resources

Video clips on the different types of goods

Get Unit 1 problem set for test #1, due Wednesday

TUE-Review PPC quizzes

Notes on externalities and government policies to remedy them

Video clips on pollution reduction, how much should we do

Research on government regulatory agencies

Complete problem set for homework, due Wed

WEDQuiz on types of goods, externalities, and regulatory agencies

Grade unit 1 problem set

Video clips on economic freedom

Complete unit 1 vocabulary for homework

THURUnit #1 vocabulary is due

Unit Test #1:  Basic Economic Reasoning

Article with questions about prescription drug prices

FRI-Correct Unit #1 tests

If it was money activity

Notes on money

Circular flow diagram sheet and discussion

Quiz Monday on money and the circular flow

Tipping Point quiz #1 next Wed. over introduction and chapter 1

Honors Economics Week of 1/4/2016

 

MON-no school

TUE-Introduction to course, syllabus, trivia activity

WED-Lecture on the basics of economics, factors of production, scarcity, opportunity cost, and marginal analysis

Handout on the economic goals of a society

THUR-Quiz on basics of economics, factors of production, scarcity, opportunity cost, and marginal analysis

Lecture and discussion on the 3 basic economic systems and 3 basic economic questions

Video clips on the major economic systems

FRI-Quiz on economic systems

Notes on the production possibilities curve

Worksheet plotting and analyzing the PPC

*Quiz Monday on the PPC