Extra Credit - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - FRB Atlanta An online newsletter designed to help teachers looking for timely information on economic and personal finance topics, lesson plans, and ideas for use in the classroom. http://www.frbatlanta.org/rss/ en-us http://www.frbatlanta.org/ Atlanta Fed Logo http://www.frbatlanta.org/~/media/Images/assets/image_gallery/frba_logo_rss http://www.frbatlanta.org/rss/ Soft Skills Lingo Bingo https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/education/maximum-employment-matters/soft-skills-lessons-for-life/2019/lingo-bingo?item=8BB9925E-4567-4724-A979-E20363ADE016 8BB9925E-4567-4724-A979-E20363ADE016 Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:00:00 EST This lesson and bingo game will teach your students some of the traits that employers value in workers. Explore concepts related to soft skills and game on! Macro Graphs: Using Manipulatives and Technology to Review Macro Models https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/education/publications/extra-credit/2018/spring/lessons-and-activities/high-school/macroeconomics/macro-graphs-using-manipulatives-and-technology-to-review-macro-models-2018-03-26?item=DD9C0CD4-C5E4-4ADB-BE45-6D7E95E9752A DD9C0CD4-C5E4-4ADB-BE45-6D7E95E9752A Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Are you reviewing macroeconomics models like aggregate supply and demand, loanable funds, and the money market? Extra Credit has hands-on review ideas for you and your students! Maximum Employment Matters: Are You up to the Test? https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/education/publications/extra-credit/2018/spring/lessons-and-activities/high-school/microeconomics/maximum-employment-matters-are-you-up-to-the-test-2018-03-26?item=CF9CE40D-BD38-4155-B5C5-EFDBDD960119 CF9CE40D-BD38-4155-B5C5-EFDBDD960119 Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:49:00 EST From energy to manufacturing, the Maximum Employment Matters webinar series brings industry professionals into your classroom. Extra Credit has the lesson tools you need to make the learning experience stick! Bell to Bell: Teaching International Economics https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/education/publications/extra-credit/2018/spring/lessons-and-activities/high-school/international/bell-to-bell-teaching-international-economics-2018-03-20?item=A76B1CC8-99A7-4AD3-8BED-5E91DFE45F79 A76B1CC8-99A7-4AD3-8BED-5E91DFE45F79 Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:44:00 EST Go international with these four-part lesson plans from the Atlanta Fed! Extra Credit has new ideas for teaching the international economics concepts of foreign exchange and international trade. Technology-Enhanced Classroom Activities for Atlanta Fed Infographics https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/education/publications/extra-credit/2018/spring/lessons-and-activities/high-school/basic-economic-concepts/technology-enhanced-classroom-activities-for-atlanta-fed-infographics-2018-02-27?item=FDFC8F80-9E0B-4A5B-80D1-9875218C3573 FDFC8F80-9E0B-4A5B-80D1-9875218C3573 Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:04:00 EST Prime students' brains for learning with these enjoyable, technology-enhanced activities to accompany some Atlanta Fed infographics! This feature from Extra Credit brings you games for financial literacy and economics topics. What Is the Board of Governors? https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/education/publications/extra-credit/2018/spring/lessons-and-activities/high-school/macroeconomics/what-is-board-of-governors-2018-02-12?item=E73C3539-4623-44C9-8779-8BD88E5FB247 E73C3539-4623-44C9-8779-8BD88E5FB247 Wed, 07 Mar 2018 12:54:00 EST Teaching the structure and functions of the Federal Reserve? Extra Credit helps your students understand the role of the Fed's Board of Governors through video, movement, and discussion. New Resources from Federal Reserve Education https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/education/publications/extra-credit/2018/spring/new-resources-from-federal-reserve-education-2018-01-26?item=3CAB114F-7928-4770-91FA-F6ACC38ECFF7 3CAB114F-7928-4770-91FA-F6ACC38ECFF7 Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:50:00 EST As you plan for the second semester, check out some recent Fed resources in Extra Credit. We have offerings for various grade levels to teach a variety of personal finance and economics concepts. Bell to Bell: Teaching Personal Finance https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/education/publications/extra-credit/2018/spring/lessons-and-activities/high-school/personal-finance/bell-to-bell-teaching-personal-finance-2018-01-22?item=2D45D8FB-2431-43C5-9D16-226864FBF132 2D45D8FB-2431-43C5-9D16-226864FBF132 Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:44:00 EST How financially literate are your students? Use these four-part Extra Credit lessons to engage, teach, guide practice, and assess pupils on setting goals, banking, budgeting, and saving. Bell to Bell: Teaching Microeconomics https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/education/publications/extra-credit/2018/spring/lessons-and-activities/high-school/microeconomics/bell-to-bell-teaching-microeconomics-2018-01-12?item=2090EF94-1FF2-48EE-B16E-191934AB50C1 2090EF94-1FF2-48EE-B16E-191934AB50C1 Wed, 07 Feb 2018 15:44:00 EST Energize your semester with these creative four-part lessons from the Atlanta Fed. Extra Credit delivers new ideas for teaching the microeconomics concepts of supply, demand, elasticity, market structure, and business organizations. Should Fostering Economic Dynamism Be a Priority? https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/education/publications/extra-credit/2018/spring/lessons-and-activities/high-school/macroeconomics/should-fostering-economic-dynamism-be-a-priority-2018-01-05?item=90A1FCCD-2453-4641-AEAE-A17F91C3409E 90A1FCCD-2453-4641-AEAE-A17F91C3409E Thu, 01 Feb 2018 09:00:00 EST Apply economic indicators to real-world problems with this inquiry unit about economic dynamism. Motivate your students to take informed action and foster their community's economic growth with this Extra Credit lesson.