9-12 Resources

Minnesota Council on Economic Education Resources

The lessons contained in this collection are integrated, interdisciplinary, and student-centered. The topics and issues are related to the students' background and culture.
Request the free Minnesota Council on Economic Education curriculum series.
Based on the MCEE Global Food Challenge Curriculum: Comparative Advantage Lesson - Trading Pizzas & Brownies
These short animated Adobe Presentations introduce high school economic concepts in macroeconomics used in the MCEE online course Macroeconomics for High School Teachers.
These short animated Adobe Presentations introduce high school economic concepts in microeconomics based on the Microeconomics: Brief Edition, 2e, as used in the MCEE online course Microeconomics for High School Teachers.
This free resource includes 10 units (20 lessons) with interactive activities and handouts on topics like budgeting, saving, and investing.
How to be Green While Staying in the Black a project exploring the intersection of ecology, ethics, and economics for high school education.

Award Winning Lessons

An award-winning lesson in personal finance (2011).Julie Mundahl - Buffalo High School
An award-winning lesson in economics (2011).Martha Rush - Mounds View High School
An award-winning lesson in economics (2011).Adam Rushmeyer - Melrose High School & Richard Spitzner - St. James High School
An award-winning lesson in personal finance (2012).Sue Grant - Stewartville High School
An award-winning lesson in personal finance (2013).Jamie Sandberg - Runestone Regional Learning Center, Alexandria
An award-winning lesson in economics (2013).T.J. Paal - Totino-Grace High School, Fridley
An award-winning lesson in personal finance (2014).Cari Ann Squier - Hutchinson High School
An award-winning lesson in personal finance (2014).Jennifer Reinhardt - Prior Lake High School
An award-winning lesson in economics (2014).Tatianna Stoll - Stadium View School, Minneapolis
An award-winning lesson in economics (2014).Kyle Bergem - Pine River-Backus High School
An award-winning lesson in personal finance (2015).Beth Stone - Braham Area High School
An award-winning lesson in personal finance (2015).Katie Hedlund - Roseau High School
An award-winning lesson in economics (2015).Joel Coleman - Ubah Medical Academy, Hopkins
An award-winning lesson in economics (2015).Michelle Naylor - Orono High School
An award-winning lesson in personal finance (2017).Eric Hjelden - Willmar High School
An award-winning lesson in economics (2018).Jeremy Miller - Cambridge-Isanti High School
An award-winning lesson in economics (2019).Steven Cullison - Edina High School
An award-winning lesson in economics (2019).Emily Martin Yang - Harding High School, St. Paul
An award-winning lesson in economics (2019).Kelsey Blum - Wayzata High School

State & National Resources

The history of the consumer society created by Brett Burkey, Director of Education from the Florida Council on Economic Education.
The mission of the AFSAEF is to educate consumers of all ages on personal finance concepts and help them realize the benefits of responsible money management while gaining a better understanding of the credit process.
BestPrep is a Minnesota-based nonprofit organization that provides educational programs to students in grades 4-12. Providing resources to ensure that students are college-prepared, work-ready, and career-bound.
Financial literacy curriculum from the ChooseFI Foundation tailored to meet the specific needs of 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12 graders including interactive activities.
Free building blocks to help youth achieve financial capability: Measurement guide
This resource guide produced by MCEE contains articles to better understand culturally relevant teaching; webinars that support the need for culturally sustaining pedagogy; and webinars and websites that contain curriculum and lessons relevant to racial justice.
The National Council on Economic Education's database of curricula, resources, and articles.
The St. Louis Federal Reserve's database of educational videos, lessons, and more.
The U.S. Federal Reserve's database of educational videos, lessons, and more
The National Council on Economic Education hosts multiple webinars each month on a variety of unique and interesting topics.
Journey 2050 is a FREE agriculture education program that challenges participants to answer the question “How will we sustainably feed 9 billion people by the year 2050?”
JumpStart Clearinghouse offers access to an online library of financial education resources for teachers, parents, and caregivers.
Through age-appropriate curricula, Junior Achievement programs begin in kindergarten, teaching children how they can impact the world around them as individuals, workers and consumers. Junior Achievement programs continue through the middle and high school grades, preparing students for their future and teaching them how to succeed in the global economy.
MN Education Equity Partnership (MEEP) uses a race equity lens to transform educational institutions, organizations, and leaders to ensure that students of color and American Indian students achieve full academic and leadership success.
Minnesota Ag In the Classroom provides free curriculum, educational resources, grants, outreach and professional development opportunities to increase ag literacy through K-12 education.
The CSSE is a collaboration of organizations that supports educators with standards implementation, classroom resources and opportunities for professional development.
NEFE champions effective financial education. We are the independent, centralizing voice providing leadership, research and collaboration to advance financial well-being.
Next Gen Personal Finance offers a variety of Virtual PD sessions, Certification courses, and On-demand modules. All professional development sessions, curriculum, and resources are FREE!
Six Lessons written by the St. Louis Federal Reserve to compliment the Minnesota Council on Economic Educations Viewing Sustainability through an Economic Lens curriculum.
In light of the unprecedented financial turmoil currently taking place in the United States and around the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Teaching Fiscal Policy in the COVID Era explores how a black swan event can put extraordinary pressure on the nation’s economy, the financial well-being of citizens and how Governments respond to address such challenges.