WelcomeThis site introduces economists to innovative teaching strategies developed both within and beyond the discipline of economics. It provides instructors with the tools to begin integrating and assessing these teaching strategies in their own classrooms and promotes the sharing of teaching innovations among instructors.
Join UsContribute to the Starting Point Project.
Share your expertise through the submission of examples illustrating the use of teaching strategies included in the Starting Point site.Learn more about submitting an example
About this project
Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics is a National Science Foundation funded project developed in collaboration with the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College. Learn more
Papers and Presentations
Access papers, presentations, and handouts related to the Starting Point project.
Modules Currently Available:
Teaching with Cases
Classroom Response Systems
Teaching with Computer Simulations
Documented Problem Solving
Interactive Lecture Demonstrations
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching
Teaching with Spreadsheets