Teacher Resources

Before you begin assigning or watching the video lessons here, make sure you have all the resources you need to master Economics. Click here to learn more about The Economics Classroom PowerPoints and practice activities with answer keys. These resources offer the perfect complement to the free video content on this site! Learn more now!

Welcome to the Economics Classroom!

This site includes over 100 video lectures covering the major topics in an introductory Economics course at the high school or university level. The videos are categorized by unit, following the IB Economics syllabus. Free resources including flashcards, an Economics glossary and other tools to help students master the subject are also provided. Teachers can benefit from the PowerPoints and practice activities activities, available for order here.

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jasonWho is Jason Welker?

Jason is the creator of The Economics Classroom, which itself is the culmination of 13 years of developing resources for IB and AP Economics teachers and students while teaching at international schools in Thailand, China and Switzerland.

Jason’s YouTube channel has over 25,000 subscribers and millions of students have used his lessons to help prepare for exams since he posted his first video lesson in 2011. Jason is also the author of a top-selling IB Economics textbook, Pearson Baccalaureate’s Economics for the IB Diploma and REA’s AP Macroeconomics Crash Course and he is an experienced examiner for both the IB Internal Assessment and external exams.

In the spring of 2017 Jason will resign from his teaching position in Switzerland to return to the United States and focus on developing resources for the Economics Classroom full time.