These resources will help you learn more about various aspects in economics. They are written in easily accessible language and will provide background knowledge on a variety of economic concepts.
|Understanding Economics in Civics and Government
An online textbook by the Council for Economic Education geared toward
high school students with activities for high school students. It will provide
good background knowledge for teachers. Includes a glossary for every
topic in the textbook.
Khan Academy's high school course on microeconomics.
|Understanding Economics: Back to Basics
The IMF's description of basic economic concepts.
The Economist's glossary of economic terms with internal links to other economic concepts.
|Teaching K-5 Economics
A little dated, but includes lesson plans, a glossary, and activities that
use narrative children's literature to teach economic concepts (If You
Give a Mouse a Cookie, Monster Musical Chairs, etc.)
|Resources for Educators
American Economic Association's resources for economic educators at
A loot at economic concepts in pop culture, including the Lego Movie,