Links for Other Helpful Resources (K-12th)

 

Website/Description Grade
Elem (E)
Middle (M)
High (H)
Adults (A)
Topic
Econ (E)
Finance (F)
EconEdLink.org –  FREE K-12 online lesson plans organized by grade level or standard, great resource for current events, resource for helping prepare & teach economic lessons using the Internet.  Videos, activities, lessons, calculators, glossary, etc. E, M, H E, F 
Common Core Alignment for CEE Publications E, M, H Core 
Consumer.gov – consumer information from the U.S. Federal Government H F
Council for Economic Education–  LESSONS – Inventory of K-12 on-line lessons for econ, finance & entrepreneurship  – sort by grade, concept, title or standard.  Contact KCEE to find out how to get FREE or discounted copies of resources.  E, M, H E
EcEdReviews– This website catalogues and provides teachers with many reviews of K-12 econ ed materials found online.  This website was created by the UNO Center for Economic Education with support by the Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation.  E, M, H E, F
Federal Reserve Bank Education – K-12 education resources for teachers & students from all Fed locations. E, M, H E, F
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis – K-12 education resources for teachers & students E, M, H E, F
Federal Trade Commission – consumer information M, H F
Finacial Fitness for Life – K-2, 3-5, 6-8, & 9-12 curriculum for teaching personal finance while engaging students in the economic way of thinking. Active learning materials.  Teacher guide, student guide & parent guides available.  Contact KCEE for info on how to get this resource for your classroom at no cost. E, M, H F
Feed the Pig – financial calculators M, H F
Financial Foundations for Kids – Free Personal Finance Resource (for K-8 and used in some high school) created for Kansas teachers to meet KS economic & financial literacy standards along with strong math & language arts ties.  E, M, H E, F
Financing Your Future  a c- A complete personal finance program on DVD for high school teachers and their students. H F
Foundation for Teaching Economics – teacher education resources M, H E
Gen I Revolution – FREE Personal Finance Game for grades 6-12.  A thorough teacher’s guide is available once a teacher registers to participate. M, H F
Hands on Banking – FREE Kids through Adults Personal Finance Program and Banking with teacher guides E, M, H, A F
Jumpstart Coalition – financial literacy resource E, M, H F
Kansas Securities Commissioner – investor education resources
Kansas Penny Budget Game – a simulation using an old Kansas budget but easily adapted with current budget. H
Kids Econ Posters – economics site by the Indiana Council for Economic Education which includes posters, songs, games, activity cards and more ideas for teaching elementary students.  Site includes links to other great econ, finance & entrepreneurship resources. E E, F
Learning Earning & Investing for a New Geneartion – personal finance resource 6th-12th grade.  Has a great compound interest calculator/graph in interactives section.  Contact KCEE to find out how you can get this resource free for your classroom.  M, H F
LifeSmarts– consumer education resource for grades 6-12.  Free lessons plans for teachers, quizzes, scavenger hunts, etc.  Has a competition available for students to participate in at the National and Kansas level for high school students and state level for middle school students. M, H E, F
Lights, Camera, Budget – Free online financial literacy resource from the Georgia Council on Economic Education & Georgia Public Broadcasting.  The program is designed for middle and high school students to learn, study, and review financial literacy topics while practicing their budgeting skills.  M, H F
Museum of American Finance – historical site with some resources online.  Smithsonian Affiliate M, H F
My College Money Plan – Free resource to plan for the cost of higher education H F
MyMoney.gov – FDIC financial education website
The National Budget Simulation – simulation where students see trade-offs policy makers create when creating budgets and dealing with deficits.  Uses the 2006 budget. H F
Personal Finance Course Outline – customizable outline for Kansas & Missouri teachers – BEING UPDATED RIGHT NOW H F
Practical Money Skills for Life – FREE teacher resource for money management H F
Reality Check – online activity for calculating the cost of living on your own – great eye opener for MS/HS students – sponsored by Jump$tart Coalition M, H F
Stock Market Game™ – FREE stock investment simulation & education resource grades 4-12.  Full Curriculum provided for teachers in many subject areas.  Lessons correlated to state and national standards, including common core.  Team fees in Kansas provided for schools by KCEE contributors.Link to more resources for the Stock Market Game and Training Videos E, M, H E, F
Tax Interactive – teacher’s toolkit for integrating taxes education in classroom H F
The Mint – MS/HS student, parent & teacher financial education resource M, H F
UMSL Center for Entrepreneurship & Economic Education – many wonderful K-12 teacher resource listing.  Some free lessons and some fee guides. E, M, H E, F
Ump’s Fwat – A FREE humorous video clip/booklet to help people of all ages understand basic economic principles E, M, H E, F
Virtual Economics 4.5 – Amazing resource for all K-12 teachers E, M, H E, F
Wise Pockets World – financial education resource for teachers, students & parents E, M F