Teacher Tools & Resources

Last updated: January 12, 2018

There Are Many Great Tools at Your Disposal Already!

Financial Foundations for Kids www.ff4kids.com -- *Now able to be used on iPads. See website for instructions. This courseware and teacher’s guide are available for free to all Kansas schools and addresses all Kansas benchmarks for economics and personal finance along with strong ties with math and language arts. Courseware is available for FREE directly from the Internet or by using a CD that you can receive at no cost. The additional teacher’s guide, assessments, bingo and Governor’s Award are available online. Click on “Teachers” and then “Teachers Guide” to find the lessons. An online tutorial is also available on that website. Contact KCEE@wichita.edu for a free copy of the courseware for your school that can be installed on the school server for all to use.

EconEdlink – www.econedlink.org -- FREE online lessons & activities for grades K-12 that allows you to search for lessons by grade, concept, standards & more

Econlowdown -- www.stlouisfed.org/education -- Whether your students are 4, 10, 16, or 22, you can use award-winning and free videos, lessons, and online courses to teach about economics, personal finance, and money. We have great resources for consumers and parents, too. 

Classroom Clues – www.classroomclues.com -- This website lists book titles that correlate with economics concepts

Council for Economic Education – www.councilforeconed.org/resources/lessons.php -- Many finance & economics resources for grades K-12

Federal Reserve Bank – www.federalreserveeducation.org -- This website host more lessons & activities for finance & economics

Wise Pockets World -- www.umsl.edu/~wpockets/ -- A fun interactive website for K-8 to learn about finances.

Tax Interactive -- https://apps.irs.gov/app/understandingTaxes/index.jsp -- The IRS has created a resource to help you bring taxes into part of your education of the students. It is great for 8-12 grade.

Next Gen Personal Finance -- nextgenpersonalfinance.org/ -- A one stop shop for high school educators. It provides financial education content and professional development. 

You may also contact a Center for Economic Education in your area for additional curriculum ideas or to use Council for Economic Education resources from their lending libraries if available.