Lesson Plans/Activities

Insurance Lesson Plans (good source!)
http://www.theiei.org/box/

Debate Activities
http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/03/lp304-03.shtml

Business Debate Topics
http://mgtclass.mgt.unm.edu/DelCampo/Past%20Courses/MGT306Fall2006/DEBATE%20TOPICS.doc

Umps Fwat Activity (about supply/demand, investing in a company, etc.)
Video/Story-- http://www.powellendowment.org/resources/publications/#
Supplemental Materials-- http://www.vcee.org/umpsfwat.htm

Marketing Lesson Plans
http://www.marketingteacher.com/Lessonstore.htm

Consumer Bingo
consbingo.html

Workplace Ethics Activity
ethics1.html

International Business Project: Planning an International Business Trip
http://www.geocities.com/CollegePark/Quad/5687/ib1.html

Ethics Internet Activity Lesson (Lahore American School)
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/fil/pages/sammiddlesch.html

Using a Checkbook: A Simulated Project--by Wendy Davis (Nechako Valley Secondary School)
http://www.geocities.com/CollegePark/Quad/5687/cheque.html

Entrepreneur Career Packet
http://www.ioes.org/res_info/career/career_packets/entrepreneurcareer/entrepreneur_career_packet1.html

Entrepreneurship Classroom Activities
http://www.entre-ed.org/_teach/activits.htm

Entrepreneur Lesson Plan
http://www.eduplace.com/activity/entre.html

Entrepreneurship: Mind Your Own Business Lesson Idea
http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson178.shtml

Two American Entrepreneurs Lesson Plan
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/walker/walker.htm

OTAN Lesson Plans--Vocational Business, Computers, English, Office
http://www.otan.dni.us/cgi-bin/webdir.pl?dir=%2FLesson%20Plans%2FVocational

Lesson Plans for Technology--by Florida Center for Instructional Technology
(subject search for business or computing lesson plans)
http://stormy.coedu.usf.edu/tnt/subject_search.html

Lesson Plans: Teaching a Middle School Media Productions Class
http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/Hills/1902/

Lesson Plans: Media Literacy (from advertising to news reporting)
http://interact.uoregon.edu/MediaLit/FA/MLTlesson.html

Connections+ Consumer Credit Lesson Plans
http://mcrel.org/connect/plus/credit.html

Consumer Math Lesson Plans--by Nadyne Hick
http://www.hol.edu/students/Projectsindex.html

National Institute for Consumer Economics Lesson Plans
http://www.emich.edu/public/coe/nice/minilesson.html

Using Propaganda in Elections
http://www.congresslink.org/lessonplans/SPProganda.htm

Free Resources (to order or registration required)

Tips for Life: An online Flash-based financial education program from American Century Investments. Teachers sign up as facilitators, set up a class, and it's all free!
http://www.tipsforlife.net/

Growing Your Money: Personal Financial tools (toolkit with instructor's guide and participant workbooks--160 pages!)
http://www.fanniemaefoundation.org/programs/finance_tools.shtml

Practical Money Skills (budgets, checking, credit, loans, etc.) Website with teacher's guide and worksheets printable from the internet)
http://www.practicalmoneyskills.com/english/teachers/

National Endowment for Financial Education HS Financial Planning Program: Toolkit with instructor's guide and student workbook that you can request by e-mail)
http://www.nefe.org/pages/educational.html

It's Your Move (Missouri realtors; consumer's real estate manuals with video)
http://www.thecepe.org/IYM/IYM.htm

Stock Market Simulators

Visit the Economics Lesson Plans Page for a list of free online simulators.

Other General Business/Consumer Education Links

List of Careers Links
http://oseda.missouri.edu/schoolweb/fairfax.k12.mo.us/Career.htm

TeenVestor: Writing a Business Plan (good entrepreneurship information for teens)
http://www.teenvestor.com/entrepreneurs/Bizplans/bizplans.htm

Great Ideas for Teaching Marketing
http://www.swcollege.com/mm/gitm/gitm.html

Great Ideas for Teaching Marketing
http://www.thomson.com/swcp/mm/gitm/gitm.html

Teacher's Guide: Creating a Classroom Newspaper
http://www.southam.com/calgaryherald/educa/CACNINTRO.html

Teaching Media Literacy Resources
http://http://interact.uoregon.edu/MediaLit/FA/MLTresources.html

Consumer Education Publications from the FTC
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/pubs02.htm

Eco-Marketing Projects
http://www.landmark-project.com/eco-market.html

NICE mini-lesson: How to complain and get results
http://www.emich.edu/public/coe/nice/complain.html

Writing a Consumer Complaint Letter (Consumer Action and Info Center of Hawaii; includes sample)
http://www.consumerlaw.com/letter.html

From Consumer Resource Handbook: Writing Complaints
http://www.whitehouse.gov/WH/Services/Handbook/Handbook2.html#writing