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Cultural Relevance in the Classroom: Connecting Students' Perspectives to Content

September 26, 2019 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Use Federal Reserve System education resources to engage and benefit elementary and middle school students of all backgrounds.


  • Thursday, September 26, 2019
    4:15–5:15 p.m. CT
    3:15–4:15 p.m. MT



Join education specialists from the Federal Reserve banks of Kansas City and St. Louis as they share lessons and activities from around the Federal Reserve System.

Discover resources and materials for your classroom that can help cultivate a healthy learning environment for students diverse in a variety of ways, including by race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status.

Targeted toward K-8 students, the lessons are suited to more than personal finance a nd economics courses: They make excellent additions to social studies, history, or geography classes.

Classroom-ready resources will help you address issues of cultural relevance and integrate key economic and personal finance concepts, such as:

  • Budgeting
  • Setting savings goals
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Bartering
  • Producing goods and services

The webinar is free, and those who join will receive a certificate of participation.

For more information, contact Susan Kizer.