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31 resources with the concept social security

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Saving and Investing: Building Wealth for Financially-Secure Futures

For Teachers 9th - 12th
While spending is fun, saving for a retirement is the future. Young adults learn about the importance of saving and different opportunities to do so during their adulthood. 
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Social Security: 5 Day Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Did the New Deal fundamentally shift the role of the American government in the economy? Your class members will examine the interpretations of various historians in answering this question, and use a variety of primary and secondary...
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Social Security: 3 Day Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What does social security reveal about the political and social culture of the 1930s? After beginning with a brief introductory video on the impact of the Great Depression and how various Americans, such as Huey Long and Francis...
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Financial Forces: Understanding Taxes and Inflation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take the opportunity to offer your young adults some important financial wisdom on the way taxes and inflation will affect their lives in the future. Through discussion and review of different real-world scenarios provided in this...
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Nothing But Net: Understanding Your Take Home Pay

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce your young adults to the important understanding that the money they receive from their paychecks is a net amount as a result of deductions from taxes. Other topics covered include federal, state, Medicare and social security...
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Social Security Privatization

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Should Social Security be privatized, or is the government program fine just the way it is? Scholars read pro and con arguments and watch videos to learn more about the debate topic. Pupils also have an opportunity to interact with other...
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Deficits and Debts

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Should the escalating national debt be keeping you up at night with worry? Not necessarily, as explained by an entertaining video by Crash Course economics. Learn about the ways that a high GDP can contribute to the health of an economy...
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Social Security: 1 Day Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Should the United States provide relief for those who are unemployed? Trace this question back to the Great Depression with your young historians, who will engage in careful reading of historical documents and classroom discussion to...
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Government Spending and Taxes

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What types of government programs are designed to improve economic inequity in the United States? Introduce your learners to government programs, such as low-income housing, Social Security, and Medicaid, how they work to improve...
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Government Spending

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
After discussing personal financing with your class, consider following up with this well-rounded introduction to government spending. The resource includes reading documents and worksheets, and covers topics as the federal deficit and...
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FICA Tax

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) tax's connection to Social Security and Medicare, and what are the differences in how are individuals in the United States are taxed relative to their income? This video provides...
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The Reagan Revolution

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Viewers learn about Ronald Reagan's conservative platform, abilities as a communicator, and implementation of trickle-down economics. The video places a heavy emphasis on major economic shifts of the period and the lasting effects of...
7:52
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Medicare Sustainability

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How is Medicare and Medicaid funded in the United States? Building off of a previous video discussing the structure of Social Security in the country, this resource explains the current situation with regard to a shrinking Medicare trust...
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Understanding the Mathematics of the Fiscal Cliff

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What exactly is the fiscal cliff? What are the effects of changing income tax rates and payroll tax rates? Your learners will begin by reading news articles and examining graphs illustrating the "Bush tax cuts" of 2001 and 2003. They...
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Government Spending

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Spend some time with lines of best fit. An informative unit has learners investigate government spending. They research data on poverty, educational spending, social security, and defense spending, and then analyze lines of best fit for...
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Chapter 18: Deficits, Surpluses, and the Public Debt

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Sobering, informative, and relevant for today, this presentation is sure to fill in some of the gaps between the current financial crisis and the theories of economics. With explanatory graphs and strong discussion points, these slides...
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Finanacial Responsibility and Decision Making: Personal Information and Identity Theft

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers look into the very real, and scary, practice of identity theft. They discover the main techniques used by people who steal other people's identity. Learners produce an identity theft tip sheet and share their tips...
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The Five W's of Tax Day

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Use April 15th to teach your students the fundamentals of the American federal tax system.
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Be Independent / Life Management Skills

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Living independently is about more than managing money. Learn how to manage time, balance responsibilities, and calculate overtime and income with a set of activities about life management skills.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Explaining Social Security with a Metaphor

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about Social Security. Students then respond to 4 short answer questions.
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Grandpa's Social Security

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine social security and how the process works at different ages.In this retirement lesson students determine how long a retired person has to live to get the same benefits at different ages.
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Social Security

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars examine the official website for the Social Security Administration. They learn the history of the program and what it is supposed to do for Americans. They compare social security with other types of retirement accounts.
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It's In The Numbers

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students analyze and summarize the many Social Security programs. They examine two pamphlets about Social Security.
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How Secure is Social Security?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the Social Security System including its history, benefits, funds, problems, and its future.