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Classroom Resources

  • Everyday Economics
  • Interactive Whiteboard Lessons
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Everyday Economics

The Everyday Economics series from the Dallas Fed is an engaging and relevant resource designed to supplement instruction in the high school classroom. The booklets are available as PDFs or can be ordered online in classroom sets. All publications distributed by the Dallas Fed are free.

Revised Issues

Under Revision

  • Capital, the Economy and Monetary Policy | Text
  • The Federal Reserve, Monetary Policy and the Economy | PDF (2.3MB)PDF
  • Free Enterprise, the Economy and Monetary Policy | PDF (1.8MB)PDF
  • Labor, the Economy and Monetary Policy | PDF (<1MB)PDF

Interactive Whiteboard Lessons

The Dallas Fed has created interactive whiteboard activities for use in the high school classroom. The new lessons are part of the popular Everyday Economics series and Building Wealth in the Classroom. Download the .notebook files and accompanying PDF procedure documents below.

Building Wealth in the Classroom—a series of lesson plans designed to facilitate personal financial education in the high school classroom. The paper lessons have been adapted and modified for the interactive whiteboard.

Everyday Economics—a series of publications and interactive whiteboard lessons designed for high school students. Each one explains a fundamental economic concept.

Monetary Policy


The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis: Chairman Bernanke's College Lecture Seriesoff-site
Chairman Ben S. Bernanke delivered four lectures in March 2012 about the Federal Reserve and the financial crisis to an undergraduate class at George Washington University. Videos from each lecture, along with transcripts and the Chairman´s slides, are available online.

Evening at the Fed: Webcast for Educators
The recently passed Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act represents lawmakers' attempt to reform the financial regulatory structure in response to the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. In this presentation, Federal Reserve Research Officer Ken Robinson will trace the history of bank regulation in the U.S., how it has been shaped by financial turmoil and the possible consequences of the regulatory structures that have evolved.

Question and Answer Session with Harvey Rosenblum and Jeff Gunther
Dallas Fed economists Harvey Rosenblum, executive vice president and director of research, and Jeff Gunther, vice president, spoke at the Dallas Fed after the Chairman's remarks and addressed additional questions from attendees.

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