This is the PowerPoint that we use during the Personal Financial Literacy and the
Stock Market Game Workshops.
Following are just a few of the hundreds of great resources available to teachers.
Many of these links represent access to lessons, lesson plans and great activities
for your classroom.
- Professional Associations & Organizations
- Council on Economic Education (CEE)
The Council on Economic Education (CEE) is a nationwide network that leads in promoting
economic literacy with students and their teachers. CEE's mission is to help students
develop the real-life skills they need to succeed: to be able to think and choose
responsibly as consumers, savers, investors, citizens, members of the workforce, and
effective participants in a global economy. This site provides access to the national
standards for economic education as well as CEE Lessons Online.
- Global Association of Teachers of Economics (GATE)
GATE is a national and international membership organization sponsored by the Council
on Economic Education exclusively for K-12 teachers and others who are interested
in economic and financial education.
- Foundation for Teaching Economics (FTE)
The mission of the FTE is to introduce young individuals, selected for their leadership
potential, to an economic way of thinking about national and international issues,
and to promote excellence in economic education by helping teachers of economics become
more effective educators. The Foundation offers workshops for high school educators
- Federal Reserve Banks
- Commanding Heights
This site is designed for students of economics, modern world history, political science,
and international relations at the college and university undergraduate level. It
can also be useful in upper-level high school courses associated with the same topics.
This site offers a comprehensive overview of global economic history from the beginning
of the First World War through 2002. Along with a six-hour video narrative divided
into short chapters, it includes extensive interviews, essays, charts, reports, an
interactive atlas of history, and economic data related to the topics of globalization,
economic development, and international trade.
- Annenberg/CPB Project
Annenberg/CPB uses media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in
American schools. The multimedia resources help teachers increase their expertise
in their fields and assist them in improving their teaching methods. Many programs
are also intended for students in the classroom and viewers at home.
- MIT World
This site provides on-demand videos of significant lecture series held at MIT. This
site holds many lectures that cover issues such as international trade, current books,
and hot-news topics.