Planet Money; Atlanta Falcons This is a story which was on NPR (Planet Money program) in the Fall 2019 about the Atlanta Falcons football team concession sales. Specifically, it shows how changes in concession pricing impact supply and demand.
AP Micro Economics; This gives a basic introduction to micro economics. Learn the principles and how to apply them to the real world. click here
We the Economy; These are 20 short films designed to drive awareness and establish a better understanding of the U.S. economy. Told through animation, comedy, musical, non-fiction, and scripted films,
Chair the Fed Learn how monetary policy works by taking charge of a simulated economy.
FREDcast; This is an interactive forecasting game in which players make forecasts for four economic releases: GDP, inflation, employment, and unemployment. All forecasts are for the current month—or current quarter in the case of GDP.
Teaching the new tools of Monetary Policy; The Fed has started using new tools to influence interest rates. This presentation discusses the new tools.
How Does the Fed Influence Interest Rates Using Its New Tools? (article). This article discusses the new tools that the Fed is using to influence interest rates.
Many times as teachers we wonder are we doing this right or how we might be doing this differently? John Tibbetts - a recently retired economics teacher from Georgia joined our Board in the Fall 2020. John taught Economics for the last five years of his career and is the 2018 Georgia Teacher of the Year. He has offered to make himself available to you (GRATIS) as an Economics teacher resource. He is happy to review curriculum, tests, to discuss concepts, or just be a sounding board for ideas and support. If you would like to set up a session, please contact him via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or 229-848-3067. His schedule is flexible to speak both during or after school.
Journal of Economics Education; This link takes the reader to a variety of articles on teaching economics for all grades.