Features video and PowerPoint content designed to clarify and enhance teacher understanding of core economic and Federal Reserve topics. This content provides lesson demonstrations and resource ideas to help teachers bring the economic topics to life in the classroom.
An online newsletter designed to help teachers looking for timely information on economic and personal finance topics, lesson plans, and ideas for use in the classroom. Posting articles six times a year, each issue also includes a calendar of upcoming teacher workshops or other events offered by the Fed or its education partners. An index of articles by topic is available. RSS
A four-part curriculum unit designed for personal finance-related high school classrooms.
A page that offers prize-winning lesson plans designed to teach concepts of economics and personal finance to middle and high school students. The site includes links to related articles, educational standards, and data sources.
An award-winning collection of new and improved resources on the St. Louis Fed website that will help bring economics lessons to life for your students with interactive activities, online courses, podcasts, and more. Watch as new online courses are added.
A free video-based series that describes how interest rates are determined. This series is part of the broader Monetary Policy curriculum, which illustrates how economic forecasting contributes to the Federal Open Market Committee's formulation of national monetary policy.
Is an online publication featuring a broad range of insightful economic articles, news, and research. The magazine also offers engaging podcasts, quizzes, bold original photography, videos, and more. It is published in real time and features one in-depth piece and several brief articles each month.
In the mood to give your students a brain teaser? The Economy Matters quiz tests your knowledge of economics, demographic trends, and the Federal Reserve System.
Offers in one convenient location a range of content that explains the role of the Federal Reserve System and helps a general audience understand the fundamentals of the economy.
Outlines the organizational structure of the Federal Reserve System and describes the Fed's major functions, including the formulation of monetary policy, bank supervision and regulation, and services to depository institutions and the federal government. The booklet also gives a short history of the Federal Reserve's evolution and explains the significance of central bank independence.
Shares historical information and fun facts about U.S. currency and coin. This interactive publication explains how money is designed and made, what some of its features are, how it circulates, and more.
Determines the net employment change needed to achieve a target unemployment rate after a specified number of months. The user can adjust the target unemployment rate, the number of months, and the assumed labor force growth.
An economic newsletter from the St. Louis Fed.
An economic data engine on the St. Louis website.
A geographical economic data mapping engine on the St. Louis Fed website.