About Econ Essentials

Future Fundamentals, a one-stop educational resource designed to simplify and explain complex market topics, partnered with Discovery Education to create Econ Essentials. A growing collection of interactive resources, this site introduces high school students to vital economics and financial principals through the lens of futures markets in everyday life. These standards-aligned curriculum tools provide students with practical real-world knowledge brought to life by the industry-leading insights of Futures Fundamentals.

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Futures Fundamentals

Take your economics understanding to the next level with Futures Fundamentals, the program that brought you Econ Essentials. Explore investing concepts like futures, hedging, and speculating and discover how each play an essential role in the world around us. Learn through interactive elements including videos, quizzes, a game, and a large collection of easy-to-understand infographics.

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Futures Fundamentals is an industry-wide education initiative designed to simplify and explain complex market topics. Through interactive features and rich content, the website explains the role of futures markets in everyday life and provides information on the derivatives industry as a whole.

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Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. Through its award-winning multimedia content, instructional supports, and innovative classroom tools, Discovery Education helps educators deliver equitable learning experiences engaging all students and supporting higher academic achievement on a global scale. Discovery Education serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in nearly 100 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and trusted organizations to empower teachers with leading edtech solutions that support the success of all learners. Explore the future of education at www.discoveryeducation.com.