Teacher Resources

General Economics Resources

DataPost

Interpret economic data, key concepts, and economic conditions through visual explanations. Core Presentations are updated regularly using the most currently available data, with additional topics presented by subject: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, and International.

Does College Matter? Podcast

In an age where tuition is on the rise, high school students are skipping college to start their own companies, and technology offers alternative ways to learn, this special series podcast brings you insights from a diverse group of experts, entrepreneurs, and college students to help you decide for yourself: Does College Matter?

Economics in Person (EiP)

A video series featuring FRBSF economists and their research covering special topics related to the U.S. economy. Most segments are 5 – 10 minutes in length

Econcepts Blog

Our blog is your go-to spot for economics and personal finance education content that can be quickly and easily integrated into your existing curriculum. It is also a space for announcements about our freshest content, upcoming events (both in-person and virtual), and a place for discussion with both us and your colleagues.

Economic Education Newsletter

Our e-newsletter will keep you up to date on resources we’re working on, news related to economic education, and professional development opportunities. The e-newsletter is distributed twice a month via e-mail.

Invest in What’s Next

Brought to you by the Richmond and San Francisco Federal Reserve Banks, Invest in What’s Next: Life After High School is a free, online resource that helps students evaluate their choices for one of the biggest decisions they’ll face – what path to pursue after high school. Through interactive lessons, students explore multiple career options and education paths and develop personal finance knowledge and skills to implement a plan that’s right for them.

Lesson 1, “Exploring My Options,” is currently available, with other lessons in development. Help your students start evaluating their choices for life after high school at investinwhatsnext.org today!

Is College Worth It?

Use this calculator to compute your return on a college degree.

Personal Finance Lesson Plan

This 50-minute lesson plan helps students examine the relationship between education attainment and earning potential, develop a budget, and explore changes in labor market trends.

Resources on the Federal Reserve

American Currency Exhibit

Money hasn’t always looked like it does today. Step back in time and explore the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s American Currency Exhibit.

Chair the Fed: A Monetary Policy Game

Think you have what it takes to run our country’s central bank? See if you can achieve full employment and low inflation as chair of the Fed.

What is the Fed?

A concise and interactive tool for exploring the Fed’s history, structure, and responsibilities

Crisis and Response

Information and analysis on the financial crisis, what the Federal Reserve did in response, the economic recovery, and the Fed’s role in the new financial regulatory framework

Open and Operating: The Federal Reserve Responds to September 11

Video-based lesson for high school and college students that provides teachers of history and economics a flexible format in which to introduce the Federal Reserve System

Archived Economics Resources

Dr. Econ

Dr. Econ answers many questions with a focus on monetary policy and Federal Reserve related issues.

Resources from across the Federal Reserve System

federalreserveeducation.org

Explore additional educational resources produced by the eleven other Federal Reserve Banks. Search by topic, grade level, or resource type.