• 2015WaltonAward


    Prof. Terry Anderson

    Property and Environment Research Center (PERC.org) & Hoover Institution, Stanford University

    2015 Gary Walton Award for Leadership in Economic Education

    Learn More

  • LionTitle


    NEW Hot Topic:

    Target:  Big Game Hunting

    We can learn a great deal about institutions and incentives from the recent death of Cecil the lion and the ongoing controversy over wildlife hunting and conservation policies in African nations.

    Learn More

  • WinterOnline


    Winter 2016 Online Course Registration OPEN

    • Economics Online for Teachers -2 (EOFT2)
    • Teacher Economics – Federal Reserve (TE-FR)

    January 12 – March 15, 2016  (graduate credit available)   
    Reg. deadline:  Jan 7 or when course fills

    Learn More

  • cornell-kids


    A tax deductible contribution to the FTE ensures that we can improve economic education in the classroom and beyond for many years to come.

    Learn More

Right Start in Teaching Economics

Program Goal: To allow teachers who are new teachers of economics (three years economics teaching experience or less) to identify and learn basic economic content and develop lesson plans for effectively teaching high school economics.

Program Format: A four-day residential program which primarily focuses on economic content. Also included will be demonstration lectures, simulations, special topic discussions and readings.

*It is the sole responsibility of the individual teacher to make sure the credit arrangement you pursue meets the criteria set forth by your school, district, and state.  This is a graded course.  Assignment must be completed to receive credits.