Entries by Bill Wood


Home Front Economics gets a national mention!

YES’s new video series “Home Front Economics” was one of the topics of discussion in the national podcast by the National Association of Economic Educators that went live December 17. The video series helps parents and students learn at home, using household items to illustrate concepts in economics and personal finance. Also mentioned was our […]


YES-supported teachers sweep state awards competition.

Michaela Minore and Cesar Gonzalez have won the top prize statewide in economic education competition for a project developed at Skyline Middle School. In “Career and Personal Finance (Online Learning Modules),” students explored potential future paths, the education and skills needed for each path and the financial rewards. The prize carries a $1,000 cash award […]

Upcoming Home Front Economics episodes

(All episodes are available Monday or Tuesday for Wednesday use) Episode 1: International Trade, available week of Nov. 9 Episode 2: Competition and Monopoly, to be available week of Nov. 16 — week off for Thanksgiving — Episode 3: Wants and Needs, to be available week of Nov. 30 Episode 4: What Taxes Are, to […]