Center for Economic Education

Teacher Links

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.

Economic Resources

  • 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 and students.
  • Macroeconomics
    • 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.
  • Microeconomics
    • 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.

Science Resoures

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