Sneak-a-nomics: Why Economics Lessons Engage Struggling Students

In the first episode of Sneak-a-nomics, Erin Boettcher, a fifth grade teacher at Newark Charter School in Newark, Del., and Bonnie Meszaros, associate director of the Center of Economic Education and Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware, discuss the value of teaching economics and personal finance in the elementary school classroom as well as how you can “sneak” concepts such as saving, decision making, goods and services, productivity, and opportunity costs into the subjects you’re already teaching.

This 27-minute podcast was released Jan. 17, 2023, as a part of the Teach Economics podcast channel from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.


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Education Level: Pre-K-5 6-8
Subjects: Economics Personal Finance AP Economics Professional Development
Resource Types: Podcast
Languages: English
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