The Federal Reserve of St. Louis has free resources available for teachers to help them with lessons on economics and personal finance.
Field trips to learn about money. Traveling exhibits about history. Classroom activities on economics and financial literacy. These are just a few of the free resources – aligned with educational standards – that the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland offers to educators, libraries, community organizations and museums.
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is offering a free professional learning workshop on teaching economics and personal finance through children’s literature Oct. 19 at Drury Inn in Bowling Green.
In celebration of Financial Literacy Month in Kentucky, the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy is participating in Teach Children to Save Day on April 29. This is a national event developed by the American Bankers Association Education Foundation to teach children to identify goals and to save to reach those goals. Kentucky Jump$tart will send volunteers to 33 [...]
The Louisville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the Kentucky Historical Society are offering a professional learning event led by economic historian David C. Wheelock on April 13 in Frankfort. Teachers can learn about 102 years of St. Louis Fed history and explore how to use it in their classrooms. Wheelock is deputy director and a [...]
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Louisville Branch is offering “Teaching Economics Through Children’s Literature,” a series of free professional development workshop on personal finance and economics July 8-9 in Louisville. The workshop will teach educators how to use popular children’s stories and the whiteboard to spark students’ interest in personal finance and economics. Free, downloadable lessons and Notebook [...]
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Louisville Branch will host a one-day global economic forum for educators June 29 in Louisville. “Globalization and the U.S. Economy” will examine the phenomenon of globalization and its continual impact on the U.S. economy. It will feature St. Louis Fed economists discussing current trends in globalization and how the increase in global trade [...]
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland's Creative Writing Contest: “Future World: How would you like to pay for that?” asks high school juniors and seniors to explain in an essay, play, short story or poem what future world looks like to them. Submissions must be postmarked on or before Feb. 28. There are prizes available for students, teachers and schools. [...]