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Intersections: Spring 2007

Resource Rack

The Federal Reserve System has many publications and online resources available for classroom use. Most are available in classroom sets for free.

The Story of Monetary Policy
The Story of Monetary Policy
Explains the meaning and purpose of monetary policy, how the Fed makes monetary policy, and how the tools of monetary policy work.
Published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Order at www.newyorkfed.org/publications
The Story of Inflation The Story of Inflation
Describes the causes and effects of inflation and discusses alternative anti-inflation policies.
Published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Order at www.newyorkfed.org/publications
Wishes and Rainbows Wishes and Rainbows
Uses a children’s story to illustrate the economic problem of scarce resources and society’s reactions to such problems. An accompanying teacher’s guide, “The Road to Roota,” is available. Recently redesigned.
Published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Order at www.newyorkfed.org/publications
The Money Connection The Money Connection
Introduces money and banking concepts, as well as the Federal Reserve System, in a lively video for grades 4-8. An accompanying teacher’s guide is available online at www.frbsf.org/education/curriculum/connectionteacher.html
Published by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Order at www.newyorkfed.org/publications
Education Resource Guide Plus Education Resource Guide Plus
Presents Federal Reserve System education resources in a handy online format with downloadable tips for using th esources in K-12 classrooms and links for ordering class sets of publications free of charge.
Hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Available at www.stlouisfed.org/education/resourcetools
Federal Reserve Education Logo FederalReserveEducation.org
FederalReserveEducation.org is the Federal Reserve System’s portal to economic and personal financial education materials on the web. From the portal, teachers and students can link to print and online resources offered by the 12 Reserve Banks and the Board of Governors.
Created by the Federal Reserve System
Available at: www.federalreserveeducation.org

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