The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis offers new online children’s literature lessons written by members of the Federal Reserve economic education staff. Each lesson is written in an easy-to-follow format that includes a brief description of the lesson, a listing of the economic concepts to be taught, the appropriate age level, estimated time required, materials needed, objectives and step-by-step procedures for teaching the lesson. Additionally, each lesson is correlated with the National Voluntary Content Standards in Economics and National Standards in Personal Finance. The lessons include active-learning exercises and are downloadable from the web site. Most lessons include SMART Board™ applications, which can also be downloaded from the web site.
The lessons can be downloaded at:
Economic educators at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis offer workshops on Economics and Children’s Literature.
For information contact:
Little Rock: Billy Britt, firstname.lastname@example.org
Louisville: Caryn Rossiter, email@example.com
Memphis: Jeannette Bennett, firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Louis: Barbara Flowers, email@example.com
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