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Economic Education in American Elementary and Secondary Schools

In: International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics

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The International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics provides a comprehensive resource for instructors and researchers in economics, both new and experienced. This wide-ranging collection is designed to enhance student learning by helping economic educators learn more about course content, pedagogic techniques, and the scholarship of the teaching enterprise.

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  • Paul W. Grimes, 2011. "Economic Education in American Elementary and Secondary Schools," Chapters, in: Gail M. Hoyt & KimMarie McGoldrick (ed.), International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics, chapter 25, Edward Elgar Publishing.
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