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Teach Economics: The Importance of Teaching Students to "Think Like an Economist" with Professor Justin Wolfers
Justin Wolfers, professor of public policy and economics at the University of Michigan, talks to Scott Wolla, economic education officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Members of the Educator Advisory Boards strengthen economic education specialists' connections to schools and universities through contact with teachers, administration, professors, and department of education representatives.
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.
Elementary school teachers: How do elementary-aged students benefit from learning economics? Can you “sneak” it into the subjects you already teach? Here’s a professional development opportunity to learn how—and earn a digital badge for doing it.
This digital badge program focuses on three foundational data literacy competencies and uses FRED® data to provide opportunities for hands-on learning.
Join your fellow economic educators as Federal Reserve Bank education specialists share their content knowledge and lots of free teaching tools for your economics classroom. Topics covered include: scarcity and opportunity cost, supply and demand, trade and specialization, economic indicators, monetary and fiscal policy, and more! You can also earn up to eight hours of CPDU credit for both days.
Travel to eastern Africa with Dr. Willene A. Johnson and use data to explore the economic activity of women in urban Tanzania. Learn about gathering and evaluating data to help answer your BIG QUESTIONS about the world!
Dive into Econland with the quirky comic book crew to explore how economics is already a part of middle school students’ everyday lives.
Even though renting an apartment or buying a home may be a long time off, by using a budget, learning a decision-making process, and taking steps to establish credit, people can be more prepared when the time comes.