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Welcome to the October edition of >Fed Feed for high school teachers, an email newsletter with news, classroom resources, and other fun from the education unit of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

  1. Chairman Bernanke takes questions from high school teachers: Watch a Teacher Town Hall videooffsite where teachers across the nation ask the Chairman to reflect on the role of the central bank, Fed independence, and the benefits/failures of markets, among other topics.

  2. A picture is worth a thousand words. Use these fun economics postersoffsite as a way to get your students to learn economic concepts by having them discuss the posters and whether they convey the economic ideas accurately.

  3. Employment? Consumer confidence? Household income? What are the best indicators for determining the health of an economy? The New York Times provides a full lesson planoffsite for students to learn how indicators are used to identify economic recoveries. Students will also be exposed to a wide range of useful graphs.

  4. Visit the New York Fed. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York invites you and your class to visit us in downtown Manhattan. Schedule a tour online to learn about policy responsibilities of the Federal Reserve. Tour slots fill up quickly so make sure to plan several months in advance. To schedule a visit please visit our website - http://www.newyorkfed.org/aboutthefed/visiting.html.

  5. Backtalk

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