Resources for Teachers
More on Money
- Money, Money, Money
- More about the history of money from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s “American Currency” exhibit.
- Our Money
- Teaching unit on U.S. currency developed by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
- The Story of Money
- Exhibits from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Monetary Museum. The story of money told through artifacts, coins, and currency.
- Money Facts
- Tidbits and trivia about U.S. currency from the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
Education, Curricula, and Classroom Activities
- Money Math: Lessons for Life
- How can you connect math to the real world? Money Math: Lessons for Life, now in its second printing, is a four-lesson curriculum supplement for middle school math classes, teaching grade 7 to 9 math concepts using real-life examples from personal finance. The 86-page book is a teacher’s guide with lesson plans, reproducible activity pages, and teaching tips.
- Links to free print and audiovisual materials to increase understanding of the Federal Reserve, economics, and financial education.
- Board of Governors Kids Page
- Site designed to educate middle-school students about the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors. Information presented in a question-and-answer format, including a quiz. (Federal Reserve Board of Governors).
- Ohio Council on Economic Education
- This organization strives to help teachers learn about market economics. Site includes information on teachers’ professional development and the Economics Challenge, a competition for high school students.
- AskERIC Lesson Plans
- Economics-based lesson plans and activities for students in grades 4-12, developed by the Educational Resources Information Center.