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Eva Johnston is a senior economic education specialist at the St. Louis Fed. Eva has National Board Certification and an M.A. in education. She had a 28-year career teaching high school economics, government and history.
The Native Economic and Financial Education Empowerment (NEFEE) program is a Federal Reserve System effort led by the St. Louis Fed to reach a historically underserved population with economic and financial education.
This interactive timeline in our FRASER archive covers significant events in the development of the Fed's monetary policy tools, policies, and communication. The timeline also marks recessionary periods.
Welcome, teachers! Here’s how to receive “AP Macroeconomics: Learning with Current Data—FRED® in the AP Macro Answer Key.”
The Federal Reserve has changed the way it implements monetary policy. As educators update their teaching methods and resources, they will likely have questions. This resource is intended to provide educators with answers to key questions.
The “Economics and the Great Migration” lessons were developed with the goal of teaching the economics behind the Great Migration and the lasting impact the Great Migration had on American society.
These classroom-ready dashboards show how FRED gives students the latest insights into real world data related to employment, earnings, and education.
The lessons, articles, videos, podcasts, and online learning modules listed below are aligned with the College Board’s AP Macroeconomics Curriculum. A complete syllabus of these resources is available in Econ Lowdown.
The Mississippi Personal Finance Curriculum is designed as a high school personal finance course. It is divided into seven units that address the six National Standards for Financial Literacy and a standard on decision making, respectively. Each unit includes a description, talking points, and links to recommended resources for teaching the given standard. The talking points are introductory comments and information about the content for each unit. In all, there are 35 lessons, videos, and online courses recommended in the curriculum and about that many recommended as supplemental resources. Thus, the curriculum is designed with flexibility for teachers to select the individual resources that best meet the needs of their classes. The curriculum also includes a glossary of terms and a matrix that aligns all of the recommended and supplemental resources as well as additional resources on personal finance—more than 100 in all—with national standards.
Supply and demand are among the most fundamental concepts in economics. An understanding of these topics helps explain the economic world in which we live. To understand demand, you need to understand the behavior of buyers. This short course for teachers and students uses a fictitious chocolate market to help you better understand the demand side of markets.