View all the current publication from the Council for Economic Education. These publications range in grade from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Click on the links below to filter the publications or click on the book cover to view the publication on the Council for Economic Education's Online Store.
Connecting the Pieces: Building a Better Economics Lesson
This 8-chapter guide for curriculum developers and teachers covers integrating economics across the K-12 curriculum; effective teaching strategies; models for active teaching and learning; basics in lesson writing; and classroom assessment.
Economics & Entrepreneurship: Operating a Classroom Business in the Elementary and Middle School
This revised and updated "how to" guide is a great way to start a classroom business with your students.
Financial Fitness for Life: K-2 - Teacher Guide
This publication contains 16 stories that complement the K-2 Student Storybook. Specific to grades K-2 are a variety of activities, including making coins out of salt dough or cookie dough; a song that teaches students about opportunity cost and decisions; and a game in which students learn the importance of savings.
Focus: Economics - Grades K-2
This publication contains ten lessons that can be used with K-2 students to teach them basic economic concepts.
K Thru 2 Can Do! Math and Economics
Kindergarten, First and Second grade lesson plans integrating economics and mathematics.
National Standards for Financial Literacy
The National Standards for Financial Literacy provide a framework for teaching personal finance in kindergarten through 12th grade. A student who masters the knowledge embodied in the standards should be able to avoid making poor financial decisions, understand the economic reasons behind the trade-offs between financial choices, and know the basis for their own decisions.
Designed primarily for elementary and middle school students, each of the 15 lessons in this guide introduces an economics concept through activities with modeling clay.
What Personal Finance Is About: The Economics of Financial Decision Making
This thorough and concise guide on the fundamentals of personal finance is an ideal addition to K-12 classrooms. Elementary teachers can use this resource to walk their students through an introduction to personal finance, and middle and high school teachers can use it as a student reader. Using easy-to-understand examples, students explore important personal finance content and terminology, and discover how to apply today's economic principles to daily life.