50 Core American Documents - Downloadable PDF of 50 important American documents, including the Declaration of Independence, Gettysburg Address, and 48 others!
CIA World Factbook - A
wealth of information about geography, people, government, economy and more for
every country in the world.
Fasttrack Civics - Famous
documents, PowerPoint presentations, and other resources for civics and
Pencil - Classic essay illustrating the "Invisible
Hand" of the marketplace and the role of the price system in communicating
Council on Economic Education (NCEE) - Nationwide network that
leads in promoting economic literacy with students and their teachers.
Core- this website documents the complete Common Core.
Sense Economics - Field-tested economics materials focused on
experience-based learning, covering all 20 National Voluntary Content Standards
– a blog featuring interesting economic topics. Make economics interesting!
Freedom Network -
Fraser Institute, the group that compiles the Economic Freedom of
the World report.
Economic Freedom of the World Project - Measures
and compares economic freedom in 141 nations; promotes economic freedom around
Reserve Education – Resources for the classroom, including lesson plans.
Reserve of San Francisco’s American Currency Exhibit – this exhibit
showcases examples of currency throughout U.S. history.
FEE – Foundation
for Economic Education – learn more about economics – online library,
seminars, and more.
High School Economics Topics - Covers all
of the key economics concepts common to all U.S. state requirements for high
school classes in economics.
How the Market Works – a free stock market game to help you & your students learn how the market works.
iCivics – Fun online games
that reinforce civics concepts!
of Economic Freedom – see the countries of the world ranked according to
Invisible Heart - Using economics to get
the most out of life.
Center for Constitutional Studies - For inexpensive copies of the US
Peace Through Commerce - Promotes
understanding of the power of economic freedom, prosperity, entrepreneurial
initiative, and trade to advance peace.
PolicyBot - Search research, reports, articles, policy briefs,
etc. via keywords, authors or publication dates.
Politopia - Place
yourself on the political map.
in the Classroom - Offers an annual free DVD for
teachers featuring some of John Stossel’s reports.
Switch Energy Project - A documentary that explores all avenues of energy production. Teachers can request a free DVD of the movie here.
Ten Key Ideas - Opening the door to the
economic way of thinking.
British Museum’s Money collection – explore a collection of money from all
over the world.
Transparency International - Global civil society
organization challenges corruption around the world.
U.S. Electoral College - Everything you
ever wanted to know about the electoral college.
The Year the Music Died - book by Dwight Rounds. Available for teachers for FREE, including free shipping. Email author Dwight Rounds: DwightRounds@gmail.com, and tell him izzit.org sent you!
Facebook Pages for Teachers:
- Group Teachers – Sharing ideas and Resources for the classroom
- Educators Network