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Monetary Policy Teacher Resources
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High schoolers examine the Federal Reserve System. In this secondary economics lesson, students view a DVD titled In Plain English: Making Sense of the Federal Reserve. High schoolers take notes and work in groups to review the information. Students individually select a home-learning research project related to the Federal Reserve.
Students use this instructional activity to familiarize themselves with the process of banking and the role of banks. In groups, they discover how a fractional reserve bank operates and how the Federal Reserve effects interest rates and the amount of money available in the economy.
To study circular flow, learners use the plans to trace through a series of interconnected economic and financial flows to explain the workings of the American economy. They use the model developed to comprehend the effects of Federal Reserve monetary policy. Students describe the several parts of sectors of the U.S. economic system and explain how each is related to the others.
Young scholars examine the functions of the Federal Reserve. In this economics instructional activity, students discover the history and duties of the Federal Reserve as they listen to their instructor lecture on the topic. Young scholars may complete an online interactive quiz at the end of the instructional activity.
What tools doe the Congress and the Federal Reserve can use to correct economic problems. Interested minds examine how the use of those tools affects the money supply, interest rates, and aggregate demand. This is a great resource with attached links, activities, and handouts.
Students investigate the functions of the Federal Reserve System, which include providing financial services, supervising and regulating commercial banks to keep the banking/financial system sound and conducting monetary policy to keep the economy healthy. In the Federal Reserve lesson, students are divided into different groups (cash, check, loan, producer) and participate in a variety of activities to gain a better understanding of the Federal Reserve System.
Follow the Federal Open Market Committee announcements and newspapers to look for stories about the Federal Reserve actions that target interest rates and boost spending and employment in the United States. This lesson incorporates math, economics, and current events in a real world context.
Students examine the goals and tools of monetary policy. Through class discussion and handouts, they explore monetary policy's effect on short-term borrowing rates, employment, and economic growth. The class is divided into four groups to analyze an economic scenario in which they must recommend the appropriate monetary policy.