- Bringing the Past to Life
- Gazelle Guided Reading Questions
- FRASER as a Primary Source
- Primary and Secondary Sources for Personal Finance
- Reflections on Katrina
- Preparing for the Unexpected
- Katrina's Classroom Infographics
- Economics of Natural Disasters Web Quest
- Economics of Disaster: New Orleans and Katrina
- Guided Reading Questions: Katrina 10 Years Later
- Economic Concepts Poster Series
- Back to School with Federal Reserve Education
- Supply and Demand Infographic Classroom Activity
- Fed Explained Infographic Classroom Activity
- Trade Infographic Classroom Activity
- Economic Systems Infographic Classroom Activity
- Creating Infographics Lesson Plan
DepartmentsCalendar of Events
State Archives Bring the Past to Life
09/30/2015 - Have you or your students checked out your state's online archive and library system? This articles describes a treasure trove with great learning tools in your own backyard.
Guided Reading Questions for Economy Matters
09/30/2015 - What is it like to be an entrepreneur in the United States today? This set of probing questions accompanies a new Economy Matters article, "Keeping Up with the Gazelles." Teach your students about the important role young, high-growth companies play in our economy.
FRASER: Making Primary Sources a Source of Interest
09/30/2015 - Meet FRASER: The Fed’s archival system—and an excellent primary source—for economic research provides online access to original works to make history come alive.
Primary and Secondary Sources: A Natural Fit for Personal Finance
09/30/2015 - Do you use documents to teach personal finance classes? Find new strategies for integrating primary and secondary sources into your financial literacy lessons. You will discover it is a natural fit!
Katrina Plus 10: Looking Back, Looking Forward
08/31/2015 - What has the last decade been like for a lifelong resident of New Orleans? This article brings you reflections from the Atlanta Fed's own Claire Loup. Claire, who is senior economic and financial education specialist at the New Orleans Branch, shares some thoughts about life before and after Hurricane Katrina.
Preparing for the Unexpected
08/31/2015 - Are you prepared for the unexpected? This article reminds us that September is National Preparedness Month. The resources highlighted will help you plan for unexpected life events. Use these tools to minimize the personal and financial losses associated with disasters.
Katrina's Classroom Infographics
08/31/2015 - Do you teach personal finance? Would you like some wonderful posters for your classroom? This article highlights the new Katrina's Classroom infographic poster series. Available in digital and print formats, these full-color posters explain personal finance topics like human capital, banking, credit, and financial preparedness.
Web Quest: Economics of Natural Disasters
08/31/2015 - Is there a correlation between gross national income per capita and a country's ability to plan for, respond to, and recover from natural disasters? This web quest challenges your students to answer this question by collecting and analyzing data about wealth and natural disasters in low-, medium-, and high-income countries. This activity even includes a rubric for easy assessment.
Economics of Disaster: New Orleans and Katrina
08/31/2015 - How has the economy of New Orleans changed since Hurricane Katrina? This piece gives you some of the statistics associated with the city's recovery from this devastating natural disaster.
Guided Reading Questions for Economy Matters
08/31/2015 - Informational text and current events are important items to include in your course. This piece is a set of guided reading questions to accompany the Economy Matter's article "Katrina 10 Years Later." Commemorate the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by sharing this article and discussing it with your students.
All about Infographics
08/06/2015 - Welcome to the new economics infographic poster series from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Just in time for the new school year, this article explains how you can access online and print versions of the posters as well as a lesson plan to help your students create their own infographics to explain economic concepts.
Go Back to School with the Latest Resources from Federal Reserve Education
08/06/2015 - What's new for back to school? Federal Reserve Education has been busy all summer, and this article highlights all the new resources and tools available from the Fed.
Classroom Activity to Accompany the Supply and Demand Infographic
08/06/2015 - Considered by many to be the "heart and soul" of economics, the concepts of supply and demand lie at the foundation of the field. This activity was designed to accompany the new infographic from the Atlanta Fed on supply and demand.
Classroom Activity to Accompany the Fed Explained Infographic
08/06/2015 - Are you teaching about the Federal Reserve this semester? This classroom activity will help you teach about the U.S. central bank using the new Fed Explained Infographic.
Classroom Activity to Accompany the Trade Infographic
08/06/2015 - Adam Smith once said, "Every man lives by exchanging." This classroom activity accompanies the new infographic on trade from the Atlanta Fed.
Classroom Activity to Accompany the Economic Systems Infographic
08/06/2015 - The father of free market economic theory, Adam Smith, once said, “Individual ambition serves the common good.” This classroom activity accompanies the new economic systems infographic poster.
Using Infographics to Visualize Macroeconomic Data: The AD-AS Model
08/06/2015 - Looking for new ways to integrate technology into your economics course? This new lesson plan explains how your students can create their own economics infographics using a free online tool.