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Useful Resources


Wright State University College of Business:

http://www.wright.edu/coba/
Raj Sion's College of Business. The home page for Wright State's College of Business.


Glossaries:

http://economics.about.com/library/glossary/blindex.htm
About.com offers a useful glossary of economic terms, as well as stock quotes, updated news articles and other interesting links related to economics.


Research:

www.soundmoney.org
Soundmoney provides economic information resources, financial articles, and investment advice.

www.frbsf.org
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's website provides publications, educational resources, consumer information, and many other useful research tools.

www.budgetsim.org/nbs
With The National Budget Simulation you can learn about the trade-off decisions that citizens and policy makers face in order to balance the budget.


Calculators:

www.pbs.org/inthemix/shows/show_money.html
In the Mix is an educational television program on PBS. This site provides financial calculators, a glossary, and helpful information regarding many financial topics.

http://www.usatoday.com/money/perfi/calculators/calculator.htm
USAtoday.com provides an index of financial calculators, latest news stories, financial rates, and money managing techniques.

www.homefair.com/homefair/cmr/salcalc.html
Homefair.com supplies many financial calculators and helpful guides for consumers. It also provides useful information for individuals and families that are relocating.


Stock Market Information:

www.smartmoney.com
Smartmoney Magazine's website provides useful information including updated news briefs, stock quotes, and personal finance information.

http://ohiosmc.stocktrak.com
The Ohio Stock Market Simulation (OSMS) provides a stock watch and market updates. The OSMS is an on-line simulation designed for Ohio students to get involved in the world of finance and investing. Find out how to incorporate this into your curriculum by visiting the Center for Economic Education's OSMS page (connect from the CEE's homepage).


Personal Finance:

www.consumer.gov
Consumer.gov offers a wide variety of consumer information from the federal government. Topics include: making a buck, health care quality, and identifying theft and fraud.

www.econsources.com/index.asp
Econsources.com is designed as a portal to an array of economic information provided by the Internet. It is a great resource for teachers, students, and economists.


Teaching Resources:

www.ncee.org
The National Center on Education and the Economy provides tools, programs, and professional development that can be used to create and implement standards-based curriculums.

www.ncee.net
The National Council on Economic Education publishes classroom materials, offers on-line resources, and promotes economic literacy through programs such as EconomicsAmerica, EconomicsInternational, and EconomicsExchange.

www.econedlink.org
EconEdLink is a program of the National Council on Economic Education which provides classroom-tested, Internet-based economic lesson materials for K-12 teachers and students.

www.gsn.org
Partnered with Lightspan.com, the Global Schoolhouse offers collaborative learning projects, communication tools, and a professional development area.

www.ja.org
Junior Achievement is a non-profit organization that provides classroom ideas, resources, and innovative programs for K-12 teachers.

www.themint.org
The Mint provides lesson plans to help teach economics and money management. It also supplies information on budget making, the government, and tips on saving and spending.

www.jumpstartcoalition.org
The Jumpstart Coalition offers a great site for K-12 students to learn and improve their financial literacy. Free educational materials are available as well.

www.fte.org
The Foundation for Teaching Economic's website provides a vast array of programs, curriculum designs, resources, and lesson plans for K-12 teachers and students.

www.econsources.com/index.asp
Econsources is designed as a portal to a wide variety of economic information such as economic indicators, statistics, and publications.

http://zooconomy.umsl.edu
Zooconomy is a zoo business simulation sponsored by the Sunnen Foundation that emphasizes decision making, opportunity cost, and revenue.