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Looking for online courses for your students? This award-winning collection of new and improved resources will help bring economics lessons to life for your students with interactive activities, online courses, podcasts and more. Watch as we continue to add new online courses.
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Cards, Cars and Currency is a set of personal finance programs that encourages participants to learn about three areas of personal finance: credit cards, debit cards and purchasing a car. Cards, Cars and Currency includes five individual programs that can be used together or individually to enhance personal finance learning.
In this course, you will meet Jack Of All Trades, a most awesome superhero. In all tasks, Jack can do everything better and faster (he has absolute advantage), but does that mean he must do everything while the rest of the people stand around helplessly? Find out if justice is served when a formerly idle citizen, Andy, wades through the depths of opportunity cost and the benefits of comparative advantage.
Jack of All Trades and his best bud, Andy, are traveling the world by cape, having a coffee at each stop. Andy learns that purchasing those coffees using the currencies of their host countries presents a minor complication – the relative value of currencies around the world can change and make those coffees more expensive or less expensive. How does that happen? Stay tuned and you’ll learn how economic conditions affect exchange rates…and the price of coffee everywhere.
GDP and Pizza: Economics for Life is designed to help students in civics, economics and other social studies classes grasp the challenging economic content—and to explain why these topics are important for citizens to understand.
This curriculum is designed to provide teachers with economic lessons that they can share with their students to help them understand this significant experience in U.S. history.
In this course, superhero Jack of All Trades and his sidekick Andy are confronted by a villain that threatens to disrupt society and rob the world of the certainty people have come to expect. And this dastardly villain is…Inflation. Jack and Andy time travel to the period known as The Great Inflation to discover the truth about inflation. With the help of Dr. Equilibrium, professor of economics, they learn that inflation is the result of too much money chasing too few goods and that the Federal Reserve System plays a key role in maintaining stable prices.
Want to learn about the Federal Reserve? Have no fear! In Plain English describes the structure and functions of the Federal Reserve System in an easy-to-understand interactive format.
It’s Your Paycheck! is designed to introduce personal finance content. Course participants learn about a variety of personal finance topics including the link between education and income, budgeting, the benefits of saving, and credit reports. These learning modules will help participants make sense of W-2s, W-4s, pay -day Loans and APRs in an interactive online format. It’s Your Paycheck! consists of nine individual programs that can be used together or individually to enhance personal finance learning.
Soar to Savings is designed for students in economics and personal finance classes. Students will learn the benefits of saving, tips for saving, and the impact of individual saving on the overall economy. Real-life scenarios, with help from Fred the Frugal Eagle, the St. Louis Fed mascot, will help students better understand opportunity cost, interest, down payments, and financial investment.
How do we know how many people are unemployed? Why are they unemployed? What can be done to get people back to work? Students get the answers to these and other questions in The Story of Unemployment, including why education might be the best way to avoid unemployment in their futures.
Time Value of Money is designed to help students in economics, math and personal finance classes through what is often dry, mathematical content by featuring student-oriented language, program interactions, checks for understanding and video. This course will enhance students’ in-class study of present and future value and also serve as a tutorial for those students who struggle with the concepts