Resources to Equip and Empower Educators

We have collected a variety of resources to assist you as you incorporate economic and financial concepts into a classroom setting. From professional development webinars, courses and resources, we have a variety available to meet your needs.

  • The T in STEM: Technology Jobs of the Future - June 19, 2020

    Explore how emerging technology has and is transforming the workforce to create innovative career pathways, as well as how schools have approached technology-related workforce training, especially in the wake of COVID-19. View presentation materials hereView the Ryan Weber presentation here.

Runtime 1 hour 3 minutes


  • The Culture of Poverty: Its Effect on Youth Education - June 24, 2020

    Investigate how socio-economic scarcity manifests in the lives and learning capacity of youth, as well as how support systems within the community and education system offer assistance, advocacy and programs to promote financial sustainability. View presentation materials here.

Runtime 1 hour 44 minutes


  • Preparing Students for a Workforce in Transition: Insights on Labor Market Trends - July 8, 2020

    Delve into the latest analysis of employment and unemployment trends, and explore the effect of recent labor force trends on future employment prospects. View presentation materials here.


Runtime 1 hour 10 minutes


  • The Economic Impact of COVID-19 On Food And Energy - July 15, 2020
  • Hear from Fed economists about how the corona virus has affected food supply chains and energy prices, and what this means to consumers. Integrate best practices and winning strategies to engage students in fundamental economics and personal finance concepts. View presentation materials here.

 
Runtime 1 hour and 4 minutes

  • Preparing Students for a Workforce in Transition: Connecting Schools and Employers - July 22, 2020

    Learn about organizations that partner students with businesses and how apprenticeships and other career development programs collaborate with schools to provide hands-on training to prepare students for the labor force. View presentation materials here.


​Runtime 1 hour 16 minutes


  • Preparing Students for a Workforce in Transition: Equipping Educators - July 29, 2020

    Access timely information and classroom-ready resources that support career pathway instruction, work-readiness training and related curricula. View presentation materials here.


​Runtime 1 hour 6 minutes

Discussing Race and Inequality in the Classroom
Learn strategies for engaging your students on this timely and relevant topic. Hear from economists with years of teaching experience and research sharing strategies for discussing race in the economics classroom, whether at the high school or college level.

Runtime 1 hour 22 minutes


Discover fresh resources for the secondary classroom during this one-hour webinar.

Discover resources and materials for middle and high school classrooms in this one-hour webinar that can help cultivate a healthy learning environment for diverse students.

Ready for fresh ideas for middle and high school resources in economics and personal finance? Watch this one-hour webinar for inspiration.

In this one hour long on-demand webinar, get ideas for lesson plans, online courses and additional resources for your elementary or middle school classroom.

In this one hour long on-demand webinar for high school educators, get ideas for lesson plans, online courses and additional resources that can equip you to teach about the Federal Reserve in your classroom.

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In this one hour long on-demand webinar for high school educators, get ideas for lesson plans, online courses and additional resources that can equip you with personal finance resources for the classroom.

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In this one hour long on-demand webinar for educators in elementary grades, get ideas for lesson plans, online courses and additional resources that can equip you with entrepreneurship resources for students.

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In this one hour long on-demand webinar for educators in middle and high school grades, get ideas for lesson plans, online courses and additional resources that can equip you with college and career resources for students.

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In this one hour long on-demand webinar for high school educators, get ideas for lesson plans, online courses and additional resources that can equip you with fiscal and monetary policy resources for students.

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In this one hour long on-demand webinar for educators in elementary grades, get ideas for lesson plans, online courses and additional resources to integrate economic concepts into children's literature in the classroom.

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In this one hour long on-demand webinar for educators in grades 9-12, get ideas for lesson plans, online courses and additional resources to integrate economic concepts into history coursework.

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In this one hour long on-demand webinar for educators in grades 9-12, get ideas for lesson plans, online courses and additional resources to help make personal finance concepts real in the classroom..

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In this one hour long on-demand webinar for educators in grades 9-12, get ideas for lesson plans, online courses and additional resources to help make personal finance concepts real in the classroom..

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Watch one of our staff members demonstrate the lesson plan for the book Sweet Potato Pie.

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Personal Development Resources

Educators have a love of learning, and that learning extends to being up-to-date on information about the economy. Here is a roundup of resources to equip you.

Understanding the Federal Reserve

Research and Information on Our Economy

Community Resources

  • Map Your Community: Mapping tool that provides data on educational attainment, demographic trends, lending activity and home ownership rates for states in the Tenth District. 
  • Grow Your Own: This series of resources and tools used in entrepreneurship and small business development shows ways to create opportunities and help grow the local economy.
  • Workforce Development: Our workforce development programs and research promote community growth and opportunity by providing successful models for employment and training programs.

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