Whether they’re lesson plans, videos, or activities, our resources can be browsed by type or topic! Check out our recently published videos, including helpful pieces on GDP, opportunity cost, the business cycle, and compound interest!

Professional Development

Explore Resources

UFR Using Fiscal Ship

How do you balance the federal budget and reduce the deficit? This game is a fun way to teach students...
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy
See Webinar

UFR Balancing the Federal Budget

Balancing the Federal Budget -- When I first started teaching economics in 2010, the U.S. national debt was around $13.5...
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy
See Webinar

Avoiding Implicit Bias in the Classroom

Leith Thompson that Economics is the language of power, public policy and change and so it is essential that not...
Key Concepts: Economic Development
See Webinar

Compound Interest

Students learn what compound interest is, how it is calculated, and appreciate the impact it makes on loans and investments....
Key Concepts: Interest
See Webinar

Teaching Economics through Games/Simulations

Examples of effective games/simulations and strategies for how to construct your own simulation activities. Using effective simulation activities in additional...
Key Concepts: Economics
See Webinar

Sports Economics: Teaching Entrepreneurship

Most students in a typical American high school are probably wearing footwear and/or athletic apparel produced by Adidas, Nike, or...
Key Concepts: Human Capital, Scarcity
See Webinar

Behavioral Economics: How Emotions Impact

This webinar will explain how to run the classical behavioral experiment called the Ultimatum Game with your students.  The discussion...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
See Webinar

Hands On Banking 101

Experience and explore the Hands on Banking® program, aligned with Common Core State Standards as well as national and state...
Key Concepts: Saving
See Webinar

Featured Resources

Explore Resources

Scarcity Video and Quiz

Key Concepts: Economic Systems, Goods and Services, Scarcity
See Video

Featured Resources

Explore Resources

Featured Resources

Explore Resources

paid content icon

Why Work Now?

Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Division of Labor/Specialization, Goods and Services
See Lesson