Economics Wisconsin believes in having an economic understanding in order
to understand our history, governments, and culture, and also to to be
financially literate. Economic education helps students, teachers, and leaders
to make decisions about their personal and shared resources to develop the habit
of critical thinking. Economics Wisconsin is a non-profit, non-partisan 501(c)
(3) charitable organization governed by a board of business and professional
leaders, and educators.
The Federal Reserve Bank offers a number of online resources for K-12
teachers. The Fed materials tend to focus on the economics of the banking
system, monetary policy, and financial literacy.
GATE is a new national and international organization sponsored by the
national CEE for K-12 teachers and others interested in economic and financial
education. GATE offers a newsletter announcing workshops, conferences, study
tours, and new curriculum. GATE members can receive discounts on NCEE
publications. Membership is required, but as of this writing it is
The IMF and its EconEd Online provide online teaching resources on
international trade and finance
The NCEE is a nationwide network that leads in promoting economic literacy
with students and their teachers. We highly recommend the NCEE site. The NCEE
offers excellent teaching resources for all levels, ranging from AP Economics to
the early-elementary classroom.
The RFE is sponsored by the American Economic Association. It lists more
than 2,000 resources of interest for academic and practicing economists, and
those interested in economics.
The World Bank's Youthink! for teachers has teaching resources that are
related to a wide variety of socioeconomic issues in developing countries.