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    CREATE

    DEADLINE FOR STUDENT APPLICATIONS EXTENDED TO MARCH 30.  If you are a  high school student looking to accelerate your understanding of economics and want to develop unique leadership skills that set you apart from your peers, you should apply to the Economics for Leaders summer program.

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    EDUCATE

    Educate yourself and your students with our online classes. With lesson plans, constantly-changing hot topics and a multitude of resources, our courses are perfect for any teacher.

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    ELEVATE

    Our Washington D.C. Leadership academy is the perfect program for recent alumni to continue their FTE experience. Elevate the economic reasoning skills you learned at EFL through four days of hands-on activities and projects in our nation’s capital. You’ll learn how to apply your EFL knowledge to government policy and history, and make 25 new friends along the way. Spots are limited, so apply while Washington still has room!

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    DONATE

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

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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.