Announcing the second annual Fed Lesson Plan of the Year contest
The Atlanta Fed and its branches are pleased to launch the second annual contest challenging middle and high school educators to develop lesson plans featuring Federal Reserve publications, Web sites, or multimedia materials.
The contest is designed to introduce you to the abundant array of Federal Reserve materials and resources—available free of charge—while also helping the Fed learn your creative ways to use them. And we're offering incentives—develop a winning lesson plan and receive a savings bond!
Sixth- through twelfth-grade educators and pre-service educators attending a university in the Sixth Federal Reserve District may enter. Eligible teachers include those who teach not only economics, personal finance, and related subjects such as social studies, government, math, history, or business education but also any subject for which a lesson plan using Fed materials can be developed. Each entrant may submit one lesson plan, which should focus on the Fed's role in monetary policy, the history of the Fed, or banking, economics, personal finance, or other topics covered in Fed resources.
The first place winner from each of the six offices will be invited to a district awards luncheon at the Atlanta Fed (travel expenses paid by the Fed) to receive top awards of
So start checking out the Fed's many resources and show us your plan! For complete details, see the contest guidelines.
By Lon Lazzeri, economic and financial education specialist, Miami Branch