Grade 9-12
On-Demand Webinar

On Demand Thursdays: Teaching Macroeconomics with Games and Simulations

March 04 12:30-1:30pm ET
Time: 60 mins,
Updated: December 12 2020,
Presenter: Alex Lamon


Teachers will be able to:

  • Incorporate different macroeconomic games to engage students in various economic concepts.
  • Learn how to play the following: The Fiscal Ship (online), Chair Fed (online), Take a Seat at the Table (face-to-face simulation), Inflation Island (Macroeconomics perspective).
  • Obtain resources through Google Classroom and Google Docs. 

This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.

In this economics webinar, teachers will learn how to use four macroeconomic games and simulations to digitally engage students.


Teachers will demo games and simulations used to introduce key topics.  The presenter will provide examples, assessments and best practices for all the free tools and resources shown.  Whether you are a new teacher, or an Econ veteran, find something new for easy classroom implementation.