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Foreign Currency and Foreign Exchange

Experience a simulation that helps teach about exchange rates and the purchase of foreign goods. Learn about what factors influence international exchange rates.

Using HowtheMarketWorks, the #1 Free Stock Market Game

Learn how to use the #1 FREE Stock Game,, in your classroom. offers lesson plans, financial calculators and built-in assignments PLUS a customizable stock market game. Over 10,000 teachers used the site last year.

Personal Finance for Teens

Learn how to use National Endowment for Financial Education's free, noncommercial personal finance materials, including turnkey curriculum for grades 8-12 and other new online resources. Leave with lesson ideas and online resources.

Financial Education Teaching Tips: Big Returns with Limited Resources

Explore tips to elevate the effectiveness of existing K-12 financial education programs. Discover valuable and practical strategies to develop student learning, regardless of available resources or financial expertise.

New Orleans Past and Present: Economic History and Contemporary Growth

Explore the economic history of your NCSS host city. This session is filled with fascinating facts and interactive lessons. Participants receive digital copies of all materials.

We the Economy

Learn about the latest media literacy/ economics resource for K-12 teachers. WE THE ECONOMY is a series of 23 short films, each created by an acclaimed filmmaker, in association with a panel of top economic experts, to demystify the U.S. economy and make it interesting and fun. Each film comes with a classroom-ready, standards-aligned lesson. And all the films and the curricular materials are free.

10 Years Later, Hurricane Katrina Teaches Money Skills for Life

The new, robust curriculum and infographics use hands-on learning strategies, technology integration, and project-based lessons to teach personal finance concepts. The curriculum videos feature financial lessons learned during Hurricane Katrina.

The Big Easy Tips for Differentiating Your Lessons

Presenters provide examples and specific strategies that enable teachers to meet requirements to differentiate by content, process, and product in social studies classes. Teachers will have hands on opportunities.

A Multimedia Approach to Understanding Economic Growth

Use multimedia resources to teach students to distinguish between short-run economic fluctuations and long-run economic growth. Examine the impact of policy decisions and technological innovations on long-run economic growth.

The Best Online Resources for Teaching Economics: EconEdLink

Teachers can access some of the best free technology resources on Come see classroom-tested lesson plans, on-line concept videos, quizzes, and simulations to help students master economics.


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