- Personal Financial Education in the Southeast
- Service Learning and Community Outreach in Personal Finance
- Know about Student Loan Debt
- Financing Human Capital
- Financial Literacy Month
- Teaching about Taxes
- Landfill Harmonic
- EconSouth Guided Reading Questions
- Music Meets Econ
- Bringing Economics Center Stage
- The Nashville Music Economy
- Arts and Economics Infographic
- Lesson: Factors Influencing GDP
- Lesson: CPI and Inflation
- Lesson: Unemployment
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What's Required in Your State? The Role of Personal Financial Education in the Southeast
03/18/2015 - Curious about the role financial education plays in the Southeast? Do you want to see how your state stacks up relative to other states? This article has your state-by-state comparison right here!
Using Service Learning and Community Outreach in the Personal Finance Classroom
03/18/2015 - What is the best way to learn something? Teach it to someone else! This article highlights how teachers are using service learning in their personal finance classrooms and giving high school students a chance to teach financial literacy to elementary students.
What You Need to Know about Student Loan Debt
03/18/2015 - Do you have students who plan to receive loans for their postsecondary education? This article shares the facts about student loans.
Financing Your Human Capital: Tips and Resources
03/18/2015 - Your human capital correlates to your income earning potential. This article provides outstanding tips and tools to help your students finance their postsecondary human capital development.
April Showers Bring Financial Literacy
03/18/2015 - National Financial Literacy Month is approaching, so let's take a moment to think about the importance of personal finance education. This articles shares some teaching resources.
Teaching about Taxes: Tips and Tools
03/18/2015 - Humans have been taxed for more than 3,000 years, but that does not make the topic easy to teach. This article offers you 13 lucky resources for teaching taxation to your students just in time for April 15th.
02/04/2015 - Looking for an inspiring story to thrill the musicians and budding environmentalists in your economics classroom? This article tells the true story of how young people from a slum in Paraguay became the Recycled Orchestra.
Guided Reading Questions for EconSouth Articles
02/04/2015 - Looking for engaging informational text for your economics and personal finance classes? We have your solution! This article is filled with guided reading questions linked to the Atlanta Fed's EconSouth magazine.
Arts in Education: Music Meets Econ
02/04/2015 - The music your students love is filled with economics concepts. This article suggests many songs from a variety of genres you can use to teach economics—and it explains how to use them legally.
Bringing Economics Center Stage: Reader's Theater in the Classroom
02/04/2015 - If "all the world's a stage," why shouldn't your economics class be one, too? This article provides strategies and suggests ready-made lessons for incorporating reader's theater into your economics or personal finance classroom.
The Nashville Music Economy
02/04/2015 - Do your students love music? Engage them in the economics of the music industry with this article showcasing the growth of and changes within the Nashville music industry.
The Broad Strokes of Art's Economic Impact
02/04/2015 - Do you have students in your economics class who love the arts? This infographic highlights the vital role the arts play in our economy.
Factors Influencing the GDP
01/08/2015 - Using critical thinking and an engaging card-sorting activity, this lesson gets your students thinking about how a country's resources can influence its gross domestic product.
Baskets, Base Years, and Bias: Constructing and Using a Student Price Index
01/08/2015 - Your students are consumers, too! Use this new lesson to help your students construct and use a price index reflecting the purchasing patterns of teens at their own school.
Teenage Unemployment: What's the Local Story?
01/08/2015 - Challenge your students to collect and analyze economic data on teen unemployment for their own school. This high school economics lesson will help your students find their "inner economist."