Education

The Kansas City Fed offers free economic and personal finance resources for educators, bankers and consumers. We believe individuals of all ages who understand how the economy functions and know what tools are available make better financial decisions.

Our Most Popular Resources

Teaching Economics with Baseball

Engage students in the history and economics of Negro Leagues Baseball through inquiry-based, skill-building activities.

Financial Fables

Read these entertaining stories that combine reading, economics and personal finance into life lessons with money morals.

Jay Starts a Business

Help our mascot Jay Eagle start his own business in this interactive adventure about entrepreneurship.

Core Concept Cards

Help students grasp higher level economic concepts with the Core Concept econ cards.

Fifty Nifty Econ Cards

These vocabulary cards are designed for elementary and middle school students to develop a knowledge base of economic terms.

The Money Circle

Help high school students think about how money moves in our economy and in their lives with these 8 lessons.

Everyday Economics Videos

Hear from some of our economists on economic concepts they use in their everyday lives.

Everyday Economics

You are faced with economic choices every day - you just might not realize it.

Cultural Relevance in the Classroom

Access resources on economic concepts that can connect with students from diverse backgrounds.

Entrepreneurship

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Entrepreneurship in the Classroom

View all of our resources on entrepreneurship for elementary through high school students.

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Entrepreneurship in Action

Hear from entrepreneurs in the region about their path to starting their own business.

College and Career Readiness

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Career Education in the Classroom

Gather the resources and information you need to discuss career options with your students.

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21st Century Careers

Students can hear directly from local leaders about their career paths and development.

Featured Programs

Resources for the elementary classroom

Elementary Resources

Review our variety of resources for the elementary classroom.

Middle School Resources

Middle School Resources

Browse economic and financial resources and lesson plans for the middle school classroom.

High School Resources

High School Resources

From career education to entrepreneurship to economics, we have resources for the high school classroom.

Events

Energy, Agriculture and the Russia-Ukraine War: Econ Ed from the Fed

, CDT Virtual Professional Development

Educators, join us for virtual professional development to examine real-world topics impacting our daily lives and the global economy. Looking to discuss current events with your students or want to learn more? Then this webinar is designed for you.

Econ Ed from the Fed - Cultural Competence: Discovering a New Lens

, CDT Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank

How do differences amongst your students affect what you teach? What does actively teaching diversity, equity, and inclusion look like? Join us as we explore these ideas and more in a full-day professional development opportunity for K-16 educators. The workshop will offer tools and resources that uncover biases and enhance one’s cultural competency.

Inflation and You: Econ Ed from the Fed

, CDT Virtual Professional Development

Educators, join us for a virtual professional development session to examine real-world topics impacting our daily lives and the global economy. Looking to discuss current events with your students or want to learn more? Then this webinar is designed for you. This program will include expert perspectives as well as insight from economic educators about class engagement.


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