Getting Started

Discover how Econ Essentials fits into your classroom with information for education professionals of all kinds. Correlations to national education standards demonstrate how Econ Essentials resources can be used in a variety of subject areas—everything from economics and social studies to personal finance and business to career and technical education (CTE) and family and consumer sciences (FCS).

STANDARDS ALIGNED CONTENT

Identify the Econ Essentials resources that align with your content area. The chart below provides a high-level view while the documents below provide in-depth correlations.

Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics

National Standards for Personal Financial Education

C3 Framework for Social Studies State Standards

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

National Standards for Business Education

Common Career Technical Core

ResourcesStandards Alignment
Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics CoreNational Standards for Personal Financial EducationC3 Framework for Social Studies State StandardsNational Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences EducationNational Standards for Business EducationCommon Career Technical Core
Self-Paced Modules
Facts about Foods
Foundations of Finance
Behavioral Economics Digital Lesson Bundles
Intro to Behavioral Economics
How We Are Affected by Preference
How We Are Affected by Others
How We Are Affected by Price
Videos
Why the U.S. Needs a New Generation of Farmers
How Algae Could Change the Fossil Fuel Industry
The Impact of Supply Chain Disruption
Hot-Topic Activities
Rapid Response: What Happens When Supply or Demand Changes Quickly?
Supply Chain Disruptions: What They Are and Why They Matter