Our lesson plans meet national and state standards and include activities, worksheets, and guidelines for generating classroom discussion.
AUDIENCE: Educators and students (high school)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Learn about the history of redlining and its impact on wealth and health inequalities using historical maps and other primary sources. This three-module lesson plan includes handouts, video links, and a podcast to examine the connection between homeownership and disparities in wealth and health.
AUDIENCE: Educators and students (middle school)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Students will understand how economic health is measured using GDP, and simulate household choices in the Circular Flow Model during COVID-19. Students will conclude the lesson by learning about the impact COVID-19 has had on their local communities and proposing their own local government action to restart the economy.
AUDIENCE: Educators and students (high school or introductory college level)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Students will understand the circular flow model, liquidity, and how the Federal Reserve System can help provide liquidity in response to the pandemic and its economic impact.
AUDIENCE: Educators and students (high school and middle school)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: The New York Fed's Educational Comic Book Series teaches students about basic economic principles and the Federal Reserve's role in the financial system.
The Story of Monetary Policy: This comic book illustrates the importance of monetary policy and the Federal Reserve's key responsibilities through a tour of planets that need guidance in stabilizing prices, increasing employment, and developing, a healthy economy.