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We surveyed AP Economics teachers about what online resources they recommend, and the list below comes directly from their responses. The list also includes teacher descriptions of the resources. This is not a comprehensive list, nor is it an endorsement of any of these resources by the College Board.

ACDC Econ by Jacob Clifford

  • Instructional videos for students; self-directed student practice
  • Offers free “short, entertaining, informative videos” on course topics. Also has worksheets, practice problems, and a review packet available for purchase.

EconEdLink  

  • Instructional videos for teachers; online instruction tutorials/resource pages for teachers
  • Free lesson plans, classroom activities, and webinars for teachers.

The Economics Classroom by Jason Welker

  • Instructional videos for students; self-directed student practice
  • Free instructional videos for students that are cited by teachers as “great review.” Also has class notes, student exercises with keys, and PowerPoints available for purchase.

Econ Lowdown  

  • Instructional videos for students; self-directed student practice; online instruction tutorials/resource pages for teachers
  • Free student and teacher resources from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Includes video and audio resources with short quizzes; articles and other text- based resources; classroom activities; and the FREDcast® interactive forecasting game.

Federal Reserve Education

  • Online simulation/laboratory experiment; online instructions tutorials/resources pages for teachers
  • Compilation of free educational resources from throughout the Federal Reserve System.

Khan Academy — Economics and Finance

  • Instructional videos for students; self-directed student practice
  • Free instructional videos that provide “excellent explanations of concepts, modeling of graphs, and practice questions with explanations.”

Marginal Revolution University

  • Instructional videos for students; self-directed student practice
  • Free content videos that provide “visuals and real-world connections to specific concepts” with multiple-choice questions at the end for practice.

Reffonomics

  • Self-directed student practice; instructional videos for students
  • Includes short videos and interactives to review and practice the course material. Also has an online textbook available for purchase.

ReviewEcon.com by Jacob Reed

  • Self-directed student practice; instructional videos for students
  • Includes summaries of course topics with review games and practice questions. Cited by teachers as a good resource to “support class materials, with practice” and help students prepare for quizzes and tests. Also has review booklets available for purchase.

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