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Fed Feed Archive
October 2012

Welcome to the October edition of >Fed Feed for high school teachers, an email newsletter with news, classroom resources, and other fun from the education unit of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

  1. Chairman Bernanke takes questions from high school teachers: Watch a Teacher Town Hall videooffsite where teachers across the nation ask the Chairman to reflect on the role of the central bank, Fed independence, and the benefits/failures of markets, among other topics.

  2. A picture is worth a thousand words. Use these fun economics postersoffsite as a way to get your students to learn economic concepts by having them discuss the posters and whether they convey the economic ideas accurately.

  3. Employment? Consumer confidence? Household income? What are the best indicators for determining the health of an economy? The New York Times provides a full lesson planoffsite for students to learn how indicators are used to identify economic recoveries. Students will also be exposed to a wide range of useful graphs.

  4. Visit the New York Fed. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York invites you and your class to visit us in downtown Manhattan. Schedule a tour online to learn about policy responsibilities of the Federal Reserve. Tour slots fill up quickly so make sure to plan several months in advance. To schedule a visit please visit our website - http://www.newyorkfed.org/aboutthefed/visiting.html.

  5. Backtalk

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June 2012
Welcome to the June edition of >Fed Feed for high school teachers, an email newsletter with news, classroom resources, and other fun from the education unit of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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March 2012
Welcome to the March edition of >Fed Feed for high school teachers, an email newsletter with news, classroom resources, and other fun from the education unit of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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October 2011
Welcome to the October edition of >Fed Feed for high school teachers, an email newsletter with news, classroom resources, and other fun from the education unit of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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May 2011
Welcome to the May edition of >Fed Feed for high school teachers, an email newsletter with news, classroom resources, and other fun from the education unit of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York!
  • Farmville meets financial literacy
    • Plant veggies to earn cash and manage debt in this online game. Farmblitz Offsite

  • What is the purpose of the Federal Reserve System?
  • Data in the classroom
    • How have the people in your district changed since 2000? Explore these interactive maps with your students. U.S. Census Bureau Maps Offsite

  • Backtalk

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March 2011
Welcome to the March edition of >Fed Feed for high school teachers, an email newsletter with news, classroom resources, and other fun from the education unit of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York!

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January 2011
Welcome to the January edition of >Fed Feed for high school teachers, an email newsletter with news, classroom resources, and other fun from the education unit of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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December 2010
Welcome back to school and welcome to the December edition of >Fed Feed for high school teachers, an email newsletter with news, classroom resources, job opportunities and other fun from the education unit of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
  • Are we undercounting unemployment?
    • Check out this lesson plan that explores the details of unemployment data with your students. PBS NewsHour lesson plan Offsite

  • Get your financial literary groove on!
  • Conversation with the Chairman now online for viewing
    • This fall Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke answered questions posed by teachers from around the country via video conference with the various Federal Reserve Banks. Watch the video: http://www.youtube.com/FedReserveBoard

September 2010
Welcome back to school and welcome to the September edition of >Fed Feed for high school teachers, an email newsletter with news, classroom resources, job opportunities and other fun from the education unit of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
  • Are we undercounting unemployment?
    • Check out this lesson plan that explores the details of unemployment data with your students. PBS NewsHour lesson plan Offsite

  • Get your financial literary groove on!
  • Conversation with the Chairman now online for viewing
    • This fall Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke answered questions posed by teachers from around the country via video conference with the various Federal Reserve Banks. Watch the video: http://www.youtube.com/FedReserveBoard

May 2010
Welcome to the May edition of >Fed Feed for high school teachers, a periodic email message with news, classroom resources, job opportunities and other fun from the education unit of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
  • Census in the schools
    • What percentage of businesses in NYC are women-owned firms?
    • What percentage of the population of NJ has a Bachelor’s degree?
    • Show your students quick facts about where you live. You can even use pull down menus to look at your county or city!
      U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts offsite

  • Backtalk

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March 2010
Welcome to the inaugural edition of >Fed Feed, a periodic email containing news, classroom resources, job opportunities, and other fun from the education unit of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
  • Explaining the crisis
    • Help students make sense of the financial crisis and the Fed's response:
      Crisis & Response offsite

  • Play to pay
    • In "Celebrity Calamity," students play financial manager to a celebrity and either successfully manage the celebrity’s finances or get fired!! The game teaches students to minimize credit card finance charges, avoid bank and card fees, and make good annual percentage rate choices:
      Celebrity Calamity offsite

  • Help the Fed develop games to teach macroeconomics
    • Teach high school social studies? The Fed is looking for teachers to help shape its new macroeconomics digital game. No background in econ necessary!
      Please contact fedfeed@ny.frb.org with "game" in the subject.

  • Backtalk

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