ECONOMICS IN 31 HOURS – a textbook for the new generation
The textbook “Economics in 31 hours” aims to raise economic literacy in schools worldwide by providing teachers and students with the most attractive form and learning content. Students from Lithuania, Ukraine, Slovakia, Uganda, and Georgia currently use this textbook while learning about economics.
Purpose of the textbook “Economics in 31 hours”:
- to help students perceive economics as an essential and inevitable part of their lives, rather than as a science that has nothing to do with reality;
- not only to consolidate knowledge of the fundamentals of economics but also to adopt tools for independent and critical thinking;
- to help clearly understand the causes and consequences of economic decisions.
The textbook in Lithuanian can be found here. The textbook in Ukrainian can be found here.
The textbook also has an interactive teachers’ manual. It provides suggestions, answers, solutions, and guidelines for discussions with students.
You can get access to the teacher’s book in Ukrainian and Lithuanian by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
»In March 2017 textbook Economics in 31 Hours has won London Book Fair The Educational Learning Resources Award. This international Award is given for innovation, academic performance and practical application. This is the first time when Lithuania was awarded in this prestigious Awards.
»In November 2016 Economics in 31 Hours – received a prestigious $100,000 Templeton Freedom Award. Awarded by Atlas Network and generously supported by the Templeton Religion Trust, the Templeton Freedom Award recognizes the most exceptional and innovative contributions to the understanding of free enterprise, and the public policies that encourage prosperity, innovation and human fulfillment via free competition.
»In May 2016 LFMI’s Teacher’s Manual has won 2016 LOGIN People‘s Choice Award for the best online educational tool from the annual gathering of Lithuania’s Internet culture that celebrates the greatest and most innovative achievements of the Lithuanian tech community.
„It is great that you have launched such an ingenious, energetic and convincing teacher training program. I have always dreamed of learning to fish. And that gold fish – making everyone see education as a wonderful thing, as an introduction to a rewarding career – is an opportunity to create something new, to build self-confidence.“
„Remarkable training, precisely what pupils need, and teachers too.
»100 % of textbook users will recommend it to colleague. (Based on LFMI survey)
» Students opinion changed. More students understand economics as action and interaction.