Each lesson plan combines a 5-minute read of an online blog post and then a series of fact questions and an analytic activity. The lesson plans provide a mini economics course because each one includes current events facts and an economic concept.

Learn With Elaine: Superhero Ownership

Even though it does not really exist, a Marvel superhero is intellectual property that a company like Disney can own.

Learn With Elaine: How Transparency Transformed Food Shopping

When the development of cellophane let us have self-service shopping for meat and produce, it started a retailing revolution. Economists called it creative destruction.