This 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.


Classroom-tested activities covering important topics in economics. Coming soon.

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Contribute an activity, join economics educators who are coming together to share their expertise on effective teaching. Coming soon.

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.