ERIC Number: ED474415
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
The Ledger: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's Economic Education Newsletter, 2001.
Jabaily, Bob, Ed.
Ledger, Spr-Fall 2001
The spring 2001 issue of "The Ledger" looks at economics and sports from the bicycle boom to the failure of the Xtreme Football League (XFL) today. Articles include: "The XFL and the WWF: Win Some, Lose Some" (Robert Wedge); "Major Taylor, Colonel Pope, and the General Commotion over Bicycles" (Robert Jabaily); and "Skiing in New England: An Industry Profile" (Michael Stewart). Other materials in the issue are: "Road Test" (with answers at the back) and "Worth a Thousand Words: Color Wars.""Worth a Thousand Words" is a regular journal feature that uses archival photos and prints to focus on economic history. A resource list for the "Major Taylor" article, along with 24 endnotes, and other information conclude the spring issue. The special fall 2001 issue of "The Ledger" highlights Web sites for teachers, students, and others interested in economics. The following materials are referenced in this issue: "Caveat Emptor: Consumer Education/Financial Literacy"; "Cool Cash: Coins and Currency"; "By the Numbers: Economic Data"; "Back in the Day: Economic History"; "Spanning the Fed: Federal Reserve Resources"; "News Flash: Media Sites"; "The Big Picture: Overviews and Lesson Plans"; and "Extracurriculars: Student Competition." (BT)
Descriptors: Athletics, Bicycling, Consumer Education, Economics, Economics Education, Football, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Skiing, Social History, Social Studies, World Wide Web
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, MA.