Council on Economics Education|
Resources to help students to think and choose responsibly as consumers, savers, investors, citizens, members of the workforce, and effective participants in a global economy.
Canadian Foundation for Economic Education
Find various education resources and tools when you link to this nationwide, non-profit, non-partisan organization that has distributed about one-half million copies of resource materials to Canadian educators.
The CommonSenseEconomics.com Web site provides numerous links to creative teaching ideas for the 20 National Voluntary Standards in Economics that advance learning economics, personal finance, and entrepreneurship. The Instructional Resources and Cool Stuff for the Classroom sections give links to video clips, Web sites, and innovative ideas for teaching introductory economics.
Link to this free, interactive money-management football computer game and high school curriculum that helps teens learn how to manage money wisely. "Financial Football,” developed in conjunction with the NFL and PLAYERS INC, tests students’ fiscal knowledge by combining the structure and rules of the NFL with financial education questions of varying difficulty. At the Practical Money Skills for Life site, educators can find many games and lessons plans to help students understand finances. Practical Money Skills for Life also offers numerous resources to help anyone become financially literate.
Professional Organizations: Economics
Global Association of Teachers of Economics (GATE)
GATE is a national and international membership organization sponsored by the National Council on Economic Education exclusively for K–12 teachers and others who are interested in economic and financial education. It provides resources for teaching economics, including a pull-down menu of online lessons from programs by the Council for Economic Education. Choose a lesson.