The Cal State East Bay Center for Economic Education is committed to helping teachers provide quality economics lessons and programs for their students. These programs include our Stock Market Simulation and the Economics Challenge sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Following are on-line economic education resources that you may find useful in lesson planning and curriculum planning.
- UNO Center for Economic Education
This site contains a wealth of economic education information for teachers, including on-line lessons and activities, fundamental economic concepts and economics standards, and suggestions for using the web in teaching economics.
- Econ Ed Link
Econ Ed Link, a project of the National Council on Economic Education's Economics America program, provides on-line lessons and connections to economics data sources, web sites, news sources, and more.
- Federal Reserve Bank SF
The website of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco provides an excellent list of on-line resources for teachers. It also provides curriculum materials and a virtual tour of the American Currency Exhibit. For links to all other Federal Reserve Banks.
- Amos WEB
Among other things, this site contains a glossary of over 1,100 economics terms and concepts.
- The World Bank
This is the website of the World Bank. Go to "Resources" and try "Data and Maps" for a start.
The website of the Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development contains a wealth of information on its organization. Try "Statistics."
- White House
From the homepage of the Whitehouse website, go to the Briefing Room, then the Economic Statistics Briefing Room (ESBR) for up-to-date figures on major statistics such as GDP, inflation, and unemployment.