Ray Dalio - How the Economic Machine Works Guide (Interest Rates/Debt Cycle/etc)

Ray Dalio - How the Economic Machine Works Guide (Interest Rates/Debt Cycle/etc)
Ray Dalio - How the Economic Machine Works Guide (Interest Rates/Debt Cycle/etc)
Ray Dalio - How the Economic Machine Works Guide (Interest Rates/Debt Cycle/etc)
Ray Dalio - How the Economic Machine Works Guide (Interest Rates/Debt Cycle/etc)
Ray Dalio - How the Economic Machine Works Guide (Interest Rates/Debt Cycle/etc)
Ray Dalio - How the Economic Machine Works Guide (Interest Rates/Debt Cycle/etc)
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Ray Dalio - How the Economic Machine Works Guide challenges students to digest the tsunami of economic education condensed into this short 30 minute animated video.

This worksheet asks students to dig deep and cement their understanding of topics such as credit/money, assets/liability, interest rates, debt cycles, productivity growth, the debt burden, deleveraging, austerity, debt restructuring, redistribution of wealth, money printing and the role of the central bank & central government in the economy.

Whether you teach an economics course or not, if you can find time to schedule in this stand alone lesson your students will benefit tremendously by understanding how the economic machine works. Although it would be helpful for students to have some background knowledge, it is not necessary, as Ray Dalio breaks down the way the entire economy works brilliantly.

Teacher's Notes:

Check the preview file for high resolution sample questions to see if this movie guide is suitable for your students. This resource consists of 13 high-level, short answer reflection and essay questions that will do more than just ask your students to regurgitate information. 

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This product includes:

  • A student movie guide, PDF printer version (5 pages)
  • A student movie guide, PDF digital fillable form version (5 pages)
  • An answer key (5 pages) IS included with this movie guide, however many answers will vary as students are encouraged to construct their own meaning from the characters' dialogue and behavior.
  • A generic movie guide permission slip (1 page)

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General Tips for Using this Movie Guide:

  1. Print one, double-sided movie guide for each student
  2. Preview the next question on the movie guide as you complete each one, this can help students pay attention to important upcoming events.
  3. Pause at the times designated on the movie guide, encourage students to debate, discuss and talk about their ideas before writing their answers.
  4. Discourage students from simply copying answers.
  5. Randomly choose a student to share their answer and defend it if necessary.
  6. If time allows, feel free to rewind and show important parts of the movie again for additional analysis.
  7. After completing the short answers, allow 5-10 minutes for each essay question at the end of the film.
  8. On average, this movie guide will require about 45-60 minutes in addition to the length of the movie.

Digital Version Tips

  • It is intended for a paperless, 1:1 tablet/iPad classroom
  • Ask students to download a PDF editor app if they don't already have one. It needs to have a save function as well. I used Foxit PDF.
  • Host the file. I used google drive to share a folder with students.
  • When complete, ask students to save the file in a designated google drive folder using a naming convention. (I use LastnameFirstnameMovieGuide.pdf)

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