An AP Government and AP Macroeconomics teacher use a fiscal policy simulation to teach collaborative student presentations and persuasive analytical writing.
Michelle Stone, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL, US; Sandra Wright, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL, US
The Federal Reserve Banks of Philadelphia and St. Louis have new videos, which use clear, simple language, and graphic elements to build student interest and understanding. And, they are free!
Kris Bertelsen, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis -- Little Rock Branch, Little Rock, AR, US; Andrew Hill, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, US; Scott Wolla, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, US
Highlighting biographies of statesmen featured on currency notes and noting features of currency, history and economics will be integrated using Common Core Standards. Free interactive lesson plans and free technology!
Jeannette Bennett, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis-- Memphis Branch, Memphis, TN, US
A global perspective requires an understanding of measures of income inequality. Enrich your discussion of living standards and explore interactive ways to use these vital statistics in your classroom.
Stephen Clayton, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Dallas, TX, US; Princeton Williams, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Dallas, TX, US
Take home a ready-to-go lesson for each grade level that fully integrates Social Studies and ELA Common Core Standards with powerful teaching strategies. Analyze a close reading of informational text.
Mirla Morrison, Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Yorktown Heights, NY, US
Run, run as fast as you can….Discover The Gingerbread Man, an integrated-thematic curriculum for grades 1-2, that engages students and addresses Common Core. Participants receive a free copy.
Grant Black, University of Missouri-St.Louis, St. Louis, MO, US; Sharon Laux, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, US
Here is one package that teaches what high school students need to know about economics and personal finance. Included are readings, videos, assignments, tests with links to the Common Core.
Tawni Hunt Ferrarini, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI, US; Mark Schug, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, US
This session provides teachers with tools for introducing students to the economics behind climate change using wikis, role-play, and primary source analysis. No economics experience necessary! Leave ready to teach!
Jill Beccaris-Pescatore, Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA, US; Jessica Schocker, Pennsylvania State University: Berks, Reading, PA, US
Economics is a way of thinking that goes beyond the AP exam. Teachers have the means of developing key literacy skills to enhance student preparedness for the rigors of college.
Derek Hoovel, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US; Elaine X. Marinakos, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US
One hundred years of Federal Reserve adventures--expansions, recessions, gas shortages, unemployment, the Great Inflation, the Great Stagnation, the financial meltdown and recovery--you can't make this stuff up!
Barb Flowers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, US; Gloria Guzman, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta-Miami Branch, Miami, FL, US; Karen Kokernak, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond-Baltimore Branch, Baltimore, MD, US; Julie Kornegay, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta-Birmingham Branch, Birmingham, AL, US; Jackie Morgan, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta-Nashville Branch, Nashville, TN