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MCREL: Economics Lesson Plans
The "dismal science" is brighter in the digital age.
Grade Level: 9-12

As part of fulfilling its mission to bridge the gap between educational research and instructional practice, the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL) has compiled this collection of Economic Lesson plans and activities for use in the classroom.
This site is very simply designed with the links on the main page to the two sections. Internal pages are an index of topical links.

These instructional resources for Economics from the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL) are a real find for teachers. The lesson plans and other activities are organized under thematic topics such as budgets, debts, Economic decision-making, investment, savings, unemployment, and supply and demand. The lessons are all standards-based and use research-proven instructional strategies. The Related Resources section is also worth a look as it brings together some of the best Economics resources from various government agencies and several universities. These resources examine the role of government, U.S. monetary policy, and general economics. .


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