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Specific Links for Stock Market Game
Specific Links for After School Programs

Economic Education Partner Websites

Grey shading = great place to start your search


Elem (E)
Middle (M)
High (H)
Adults (A)
Econ (E)
Finance (F)

Classroom Clues - Free Website for K-6 literature books with economic concepts E, M E, F
Common Core Alignment for CEE Publications E, M, H Common Core

Consumer Jungle - interactive tool to teach kids under 18 to be responsible consumers

M, H F - consumer information from the U.S. Federal Government


Council for Economic Education-  LESSONS - Inventory of K-12 on-line lessons for econ, finance & entrepreneurship  - sort by grade, concept, title or standard.  Contact KCEE to find out how to get FREE or discounted copies of resources. 

E, M, H E

Dismal Scientist - current events, global economic and financial facts, etc.

H, A E, F

EcEdWeb - resources for teaching K-12 economics created by the UNO Center for Economic Education. 

E, M, H E, F

EconEdLink - on-line K-12 Lesson Plans organized by grade level or standard, great resource for current events, resource for helping prepare & teach economic lessons using the Internet.  Videos, activities, lessons, glossary, etc.

E, M, H E, F
EconEdReview - Teacher Reviews on Economic Education Lessons on the Web    

Econ-Fun - economic education resources for elementary & middle school

E, M E, F

Economagic - economic time series data for research including statistics from the Federal Reserve, Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor, etc.


EconSources - economic education resources


Federal Reserve Bank Education - K-12 education resources for teachers & students

E, M, H E, F
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - K-12 education resources for teachers & students E, M, H E, F

Federal Trade Commission - consumer information

M, H F
Finacial Fitness for Life - K-2, 3-5, 6-8, & 9-12 curriculum for teaching personal finance.  Excellent resource.  Contact KCEE for info on how to get this resource for your classroom at no cost. E, M, H F
Feed the Pig - financial calculators M, H F
Financial Foundations for Kids - Free Personal Finance Resource for K-8 that was created for Kansas teachers to meet all economic & financial literacy standards along with strong math & language arts ties.  E, M E, F
Financing Your Future - A complete personal finance program on DVD for high school teachers and their students H F

Foundation for Economic Education - on-line lessons plans from Ideas of Liberty & The Freeman


Foundation for Teaching Economics - teacher education resources

M, H E
Gen I Revolution - FREE Personal Finance Game for grades 6-12.  A thorough teacher's guide is available once a teacher registers to participate. M, H F
Hands on Banking - FREE Kids through Adults Personal Finance Program and Banking with teacher guides E, M, H, A F

In the Mix-Financial Literacy - PBS on-line lesson plans for personal finance


ItAllAddsUp - financial education resource for teachers & high school students

Jumpstart Coalition - financial literacy resource E, M, H F

Kansas Securities Commissioner - investor education resources


Kansas State Standards - including standards for economics

E, M, H E
Kansas Penny Budget Game - a simulation using the Kansas 2003 budget    

Kids Econ Posters - economics site by the Indiana Council for Economic Education which includes posters, songs, games, activity cards and more ideas for teaching elementary students.  Site includes links to other great econ, finance & entrepreneurship resources.

E E, F
Learning Earning & Investing - personal finance resource 4th-12th grade.  Has a great compound interest calculator/graph in interactives section.  Contact KCEE to find out how you can get this resource free for your classroom.  E, M, H F

LifeSmarts - consumer education resource for grades 6-12.  Free lessons plans for teachers, quizzes, scavenger hunts, etc.  Has a competition available for students to participate in at the National and Kansas level for high school students and state level for middle school students.

M, H E, F

Market Mechanics - Nasdaq produced stock market education material - to order copies along with the accompanying CD-ROM - email your request to

Minyanland - FREE game for youth.  In this virtual community kids and families learn more about earning, spending, saving & giving through games and interactions that are entertaining and educational.  Designed for grades 3-5 but works well for all ages. E, M F

Money Management International - financial education resources


Money Savvy Generation - K-4 money management skills- lessons w/piggy bank


Museum of American Finance - historical site

M, H F
My College Money Plan - Free resource to plan for the cost of higher education H F - FDIC financial education website

The National Budget Simulation - simulation where students see trade-offs policy makers create when creating budgets and dealing with deficits.  Uses the 2006 budget. H F

National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) - free HS financial planning program

Personal Finance Course Outline - customizable outline for Kansas & Missouri teachers - BEING UPDATED RIGHT NOW H F

Practical Money Skills for Life - FREE teacher resource for money management


Reality Check - online activity for calculating the cost of living on your own - great eye opener for MS/HS students - sponsored by Jump$tart Coalition

M, H F

Stock Market Game™ - FREE stock investment simulation & education resource grades 4-12.  Full Curriculum provided for teachers in many subject areas.  Lessons correlated to state and national standards, including common core.  Team fees in Kansas provided for schools by KCEE contributors.

E, M, H E, F

Tax Interactive - teacher's toolkit for integrating taxes education in classroom


The Gateway - USDE general education resource to give students 21st Century skills


The Mint - MS/HS student, parent & teacher financial education resource

M, H F

UMSL Center for Entrepreneurship & Economic Education - many wonderful K-12 teacher resource listing


Ump's Fwat - A FREE humorous video clip/booklet to help people of all ages understand basic economic principles

E, M, H E, F
Virtual Economics 4.0 - Amazing resource for all K-12 teachers E, M, H E, F
Yes, You Can - Free financial education resources from American Century Investments M, H F

Wise Pockets World - financial education resource for teachers, students & parents




Elem (E)
Middle (M)
High (H)
Econ (E)
Finance (F)
Stock Market Game - After School Investing Program E, M, H E, F

Never Too Young:  Personal Finance for Young Learners - After School Program for Elementary School Students in Personal Finance and Economics

E E, F - Consumer Education Program

M, H F



Elem (E)
Middle (M)
High (H)
Stock Research Worksheet - Questions you should ask about a company before buying
Stock Research Teacher Guide - for teachers to help understand the information on the form
Kansas Maximum Equity Rule - Explains the purpose of the equity rule and shows students how the math works behind the rule.  Kansas is currently at a 30% rule.  E, M, H
American Alphabet - Activity for looking at product logos E, M, H
Crossword Puzzle - Stock Market vocabulary  (Answer) E, M, H

Jim's Birthday Present - Great activity to help students get started thinking about a company to buy that they will be interested in and understand their products.   

E, M, H

Short Selling Handout - Helps explain short selling

M, H
Buying on the Margin Handout - Helps explain buying on the Margin M, H
The Seven Rules of Wall Street - Presentation by Sam Stovall on his book H
Buy or Bail - Presentation by Sam Stovall H
Looking for more handouts?  Log in with your advisor ID and go to the publications section and look at the newsletters "In the News" for high school/middle school or use the "Stock Talk" newsletters for elementary/middle school students or students.  These handouts are great reading activities that contain lots of charts, graphs & a usually a writing component.  Great for Common Core! E, M, H
Troubleshooting Information E, M, H
Many of the resources in the link section at the top of this page will also be very helpful.  LifeSmarts has a section on personal finance and the EconEdLink site will also provide many additional resources. E, M, H
Common Core/SMG Handout - Explains how the SMG can help with Common Core teachers


Economic Education Partner Web Sites

Consumer Credit Counseling Services
Council for Economic Education (NCEE) (Formerly National Council on Economic Education)
Federal Reserve Bank  - Kansas City, KS
Federal Reserve Bank - St. Louis, MO
Foundation for Teaching Economics (FTE)
The Journal of Economic Education
Kansas State Department of Education
LifeSmarts - the Ultimate Consumer Challenge
Office of the KS State Bank Commissioner
National Association of Economic Educators (NAEE)
National Council on Economic Education (NCEE) (Now Council for Economic Education)
National Voluntary Standards in Economics
National Voluntary Standards in Personal Finance
Securities Industry Association
SIFMA Foundation for Investor Education
Stock Market Game (SMG™)
The Wichita State University
W. Frank Barton School of Business, WSU