Classroom Economist
Classroom Economist
Features video and PowerPoint content designed to clarify and enhance teacher understanding of core economic and Federal Reserve topics. This content provides lesson demonstrations and resource ideas to help teachers bring the economic topics to life in the classroom.
Extra Credit
Extra Credit
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. Posting articles six times a year, each issue also includes a calendar of upcoming teacher workshops or other events offered by the Fed or its education partners. An index of articles by topic is available. RSS 
Katrina'a Classroom
Katrina's Classroom: Teaching Money Skills for Life
A four-part curriculum unit designed for personal finance-related high school classrooms.
Lessons
Lessons
A page that offers prize-winning lesson plans designed to teach concepts of economics and personal finance to middle and high school students. The site includes links to related articles, educational standards, and data sources.
Infographics
Infographics
Request print copies of our infographics using our online order form.
Econ Lowdown (St. Louis Fed)
econ lowdown Off-site link
An award-winning collection of new and improved resources on the St. Louis Fed website that will help bring economics lessons to life for your students with interactive activities, online courses, podcasts, and more. Watch as new online courses are added.
Monetary Policy: Part Art, Part Science
Monetary Policy: Part Art, Part Science
A free video-based series that describes how interest rates are determined. This series is part of the broader Monetary Policy curriculum, which illustrates how economic forecasting contributes to the Federal Open Market Committee's formulation of national monetary policy.
Economy Matters
Economy Matters
Is an online publication featuring a broad range of insightful economic articles, news, and research. The magazine also offers engaging podcasts, quizzes, bold original photography, videos, and more. It is published in real time and features one in-depth piece and several brief articles each month.
Economy Matters quiz
Economy Matters Quiz
In the mood to give your students a brain teaser? The Economy Matters quiz tests your knowledge of economics, demographic trends, and the Federal Reserve System.
The Fed Explained
The Fed Explained
Offers in one convenient location a range of content that explains the role of the Federal Reserve System and helps a general audience understand the fundamentals of the economy.
Federal Reserve Structure & Functions
Federal Reserve Structure and Functions
Outlines the organizational structure of the Federal Reserve System and describes the Fed's major functions, including the formulation of monetary policy, bank supervision and regulation, and services to depository institutions and the federal government. The booklet also gives a short history of the Federal Reserve's evolution and explains the significance of central bank independence.
Dollars & Cents
Dollars & Cents
Shares historical information and fun facts about U.S. currency and coin. This interactive publication explains how money is designed and made, what some of its features are, how it circulates, and more.
macroblog
macroblog
Provides commentary on economic topics including monetary policy, macroeconomic developments, financial issues and Southeast regional trends. Authors for macroblog are Dave Altig and other Atlanta Fed economists.
Regional Economic Information Network (REIN)
Regional Economic Information Network (REIN)
Economic intelligence from a variety of sources in the Southeast supporting the Federal Reserve's formulation and implementation of sound monetary policy. REIN also enhances the Atlanta Fed's public service mission through region-wide outreach and communication.
Jobs Calculator
Jobs Calculator
Determines the net employment change needed to achieve a target unemployment rate after a specified number of months. The user can adjust the target unemployment rate, the number of months, and the assumed labor force growth.
Page One Economics (St. Louis Fed)
Page One Economics Off-site link
An economic newsletter from the St. Louis Fed.
Economic & Financial Highlights
Economic & Financial Highlights
A weekly digest of economic and financial statistics providing charts and brief descriptions of data releases. It focuses on different data series from week to week.
FRED
FRED Off-site link
An economic data engine on the St. Louis website.
GEOFRED
GeoFRED Off-site link
A geographical economic data mapping engine on the St. Louis Fed website.