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    EYE On the Economy


    The FTE Economic Barometer helps teachers and students readily locate and observe data of the U.S. economy.


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    2016 Walton Award Honoree

    Russell Roberts, PhD.

    Hoover Institution, Stanford University
    Library of Economics & Liberty, Liberty Fund Inc.

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    Held just days after the presidential election, the 2016 Leadership Conference will explore America’s post-election landscape and show you how TFAS and FTE are building responsible future leaders to lead our nation toward a brighter tomorrow.

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    Winter Online Course Registration Open

    Economic History Online for Teachers (EHOFT):  Jan 10 – March 10 (2 sem. hrs.)

    The Econoomics of Disasters Online (EODO):  Jan 10 – March 30 (3 sem. hrs.)

    Registration Deadline:  December 30

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Lesson Plans

The Foundation for Teaching Economics is pleased to make available to teachers the content outlines, classroom activities, and teacher materials (demonstration videos and lecture presentations) for all of our residential, one-day, and online curricula.  Each curriculum topic link on the left connects you to an overview and table of contents.  From there, you may:

  • browse the lessons as web pages;
  • access download links for lessons as editable word documents;
  • use live source links to update statistical data;
  • print instructions and student handouts for classroom activities; and
  • review and prepare for your classroom by reviewing activity videos and powerpoint lectures.

All FTE curriculum materials are copyright released for classroom use, and are freely editable.

The FTE encourages you to explore and adapt the lessons to fit the demands of your curriculum and standards and the unique needs of your students.