Take a look at our newest educational resources to help students understand and apply economics, personal finance, and career readiness concepts.

PDFDarnell Rock Reporting features a middle schooler who learns about homelessness and how to use his voice to bring about positive changes in his community. Students will ideate and respond to questions about the story, develop persuasive writing of their own, evaluate the persuasiveness of others writing, and identify human capital of primary characters from the book. Students will also work collaboratively to analyze the costs, benefits, and trade-offs of various choices and align appropriate soft skills with different career paths. The concepts included can be utilized in ELA, social studies, economics, and career pathways.

External LinkMimi's Village introduces students to health care practices and services, as well as healthcare professions, including differences across geographic regions and income levels. It also exposes students to African culture and how concepts such as median income and standard of living intersect with economic conditions.

External LinkMy Papi Has a Motorcycle highlights Spanish-language and Hispanic culture, as well as immigration, through a story about a little girl who celebrates the businesses and types of jobs in her community and how they have changed.

External LinkThe Night Worker lesson, based on a children's story, will introduce students to productive resources related to certain jobs and how human capital helps workers perform their jobs. It also focuses on labor-based/trade jobs.

The Negro Leagues microlessons and materials include multi-discipline instruction and cultural components that can help students understand and celebrate the legacy of the Negro Leagues Baseball and how they transformed generations. Use these lessons to teach economics by inspiring critical thinking, creativity and active learning for kindergarten through 12th grade learners.