This session will share best practices and resources to help educators incorporate financial literacy lessons in grades K-12. Presenters will share free resources available, including online, print, and presenters.
Melody Thompson, Financial Beginnings, Portland, OR; David Bell, Financial Beginnings, Portland, OR
Teaching AP Macroeconomics invites the challenge of integrating economic issues with essential concepts and skills. This session shows how basic economic theory relates to the recent global recession.
Clark Ross, Dean of Faculty at Davidson College, Davidson, NC; Gabriel Sanchez, Bonita High School, La Verne, CA
In today's competitive global economy, students need to understand the basics of personal finance in order to save, invest and build for a secure, sound and stable financial future.
Doug Young, Council for Economic Education, New York, NY
The injustice and oppression of apartheid in South Africa left people of color with limited opportunities. Political pressure, access to education, and increasing opportunities have created an impetus for change.
Kris Bertelsen, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis--Little Rock Branch, Little Rock, AR
Learn to use the customizable content in the Federal Reserve's first, comprehensive multimedia resource in over 12 years to introduce today's technologically savvy students to our nation's central bank.
Todd Zartman, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; Andrew Hill, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
The Dallas Fed's Everyday Economic series has gone digital! See new interactive lessons on international trade, globalization and entrepreneurs. Preview activities and take home classroom-ready lessons.
Princeton Williams, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Dallas, TX; Stephen Clayton, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Dallas, TX
Engage in K-5 strategies that integrate themes between National Standards in social studies and science for teaching sustainability. Session provides curriculum on themes of society-science-technology, global connections, and human-environmental interaction.
Joyce Burstein, California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA; Greg Knotts, California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA
Computer gaming with real world relevance, outstanding educational materials, easy to run, and proven to increase student learning across the curriculum. SMG--exciting and rewarding for both teachers and students
Pam Whalley, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Connect technology and the economics, personal finance, and history classrooms! Learn about free technology resources that engage students, share best practices for integrating technology, and gain creative learning solutions.
Jackie Morgan, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Nashville Branch, Nashville, TN
Fusing Financial Literacy and writing could be as challenging as balancing a checkbook. This ready-to-go literacy plan provides innovative strategies/resources that will allow students to become stronger readers and writers.
Jason Peinert, Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore, MD; Sarah Martin, Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore, MD; Amy Rosenkrans, Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore, MD