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Economics Lesson Plans

Creating interesting and compelling lessons in Economics can present several unique challenges. Fortunately, the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning organization has brought together a number of fine instructional resources for use by educators. These lesson plans and other activities are divided into thematic areas, such as economic decision-making, goods and services, savings,...
National Endowment for Financial Education

The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) is dedicated "to improving the financial well-being of all Americans." Their website is a veritable cornucopia of resources around this very subject, including help for high school students, consumers, and educators. A good place to start is the "Help for Consumers" area. Here visitors can use the "Smart About Money" resources to get practical...
Investor Protection Trust

The Investor Protection Trust is a non-profit organization that was established in 1993 as part of a multi-state settlement to resolve charges of misconduct. Their website provides non-commercial investor education materials. Visitors should definitely start their journey to becoming educated investors by reading the "Seven Investor Education Booklets" that can be found in a link on the right...
Planet Money Summer School

From the award-winning Planet Money podcast, this six-week Summer School series gives listeners a crash course in economics and finance through entertaining stories and lighthearted conversation (with no homework required). The summer 2021 session is all about investing, from the stock market to 401Ks to cryptocurrency. For instance, in the first lesson, host Cardiff Garcia learns how stock prices...
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