Organizations offering resources for K-12 teachers

Organizations offering resources for K-12 teachers

Council for Economic Education

Catalog of Resources for Teaching Economics & Personal Finance K-12

The Council for Economic Education is a nationwide network that leads in promoting economic literacy with students and their teachers.

The Council's lessons utilize active learning techniques, where your students take part in simulations, group decision-making, problem solving, classroom demonstrations, role-plays, and group presentations. In short, your students learn by doing. You'll use real world scenarios and simulations that your students can relate to their everyday lives.

To learn about the many resources available through the Council for Economic Education, visit their online store at To learn how your school may become eligible for curriculum discounts, contact Econ Illinois.

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago provides a number of educational resources to consumers as well as the Econ Explorers curriculum. Materials are available for downloading from the website.

Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis

The Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis has educational materials for all grades. Teacher resources are available to help elementary, middle school and high school students learn more about money and banking, economics, personal finance, history, the Federal Reserve system and geography. Curriculum units, lesson plans and activities, online learning, publications, videos and web links are also available from their web site.

Indiana Council for Economic Education

KidsEcon Posters© (KEP) is a curriculum project of the Indiana Council for Economic Education dedicated to giving teachers the tools they need to help their students understand the exciting economic world around them.

University of Missouri-St Louis
Center for Entrepreneurship & Economic Education

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Education at the University of Missouri-St Louis works to increase the quantity and enhance the quality of entrepreneurship and economics taught in K-12 classrooms through teacher education and curriculum development.

Center personnel research, write and publish economics curriculum for the purpose of enhancing students' economic education experience. To review the many resources available, including publications, lessons and web sites, visit:

The Center is affiliated with the Missouri Council on Economic Education and the Council for Economic Education and is part of a national network of economists and educators dedicated to increasing economic understanding.

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