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Teaching economics through fables.

Teaching economics through fables.

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Published by Center for Economic Education, University of Missouri, [1988?]] in [Columbia, Missouri .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics -- Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Children"s literature

  • About the Edition

    Miscellaneous collection of photocopied materials from various sources chiefly presents a variety of economic lessons geared to elementary school students through age appropriate literature; includes some resource materials.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesFairy tales, Center for Economic Education Teaching Collection.
    ContributionsUniversity of Missouri--Columbia. Center for Economic Education.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings (loose-leaf)) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14553342M
    OCLC/WorldCa71004862

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