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Economic Literacy is one of the disciplinary concepts becoming popular because of the twenty-first century skills concept. The main purpose of this article is to present the definition and scope of economic literacy accompanied by the application of economic literacy in Thai classroom. The present curriculum, the Basic Education Core Curriculum B.E. 2551 (A.D. 2008), can be easily included economic literacy seeing that the concept of standards-based curriculum is compatible with the literacy idea. Also, indicators in the curriculum also reflect the behaviours which students should be showed towards each concept. Using economic literacy enhances experiential learning and decision making through various ways of teaching such as case-based learning, problem-based learning and role playing. As a final, the economic literate citizenship, which is the goal of economic literacy, can be cultivated among students.
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