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Eva Johnston

Education

M.A. Education
Washington University, St. Louis

B.A. Political Science and Speech Communication
University of Missouri, Columbia


Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-8567
Fax: (314) 444-8731
Email: Eva.K.Johnston@stls.frb.org

Research Division
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
P.O. Box 442
St. Louis, MO 63166-0442

For media inquiries contact:
Laura Taylor
mediainquiries@stls.frb.org
Office: (314) 444-8783
Cell: (314) 313-4613

Eva K. Johnston

Senior Economic Education Specialist

Eva Johnston is a senior economic education specialist who joined the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in June 2014 after teaching in the Rockwood School District for 28 years as a National Board Certified teacher. She creates economic education lessons using primary and secondary source documents found in the St. Louis Fed's FRASER® archive and provides guidance to educators about available resources.

Selected Publications

Explorations in Economics, Contributor Krueger and Anderson (Worth/BFW Publishers), 2013

EconLowdown lessons

"Tools for Teaching Economics Using Lawn Boy," a six-session curriculum corresponding to the book Lawn Boy, by Gary Paulsen, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 2014.

EconLowdown FRASER activities

"Historical Inquiry with 75 Years of American Finance," an activity using the FRASER digitized version of L. Merle Hostetler’s 75 Years of American Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 2015.

"Historical Inquiry with Statistical Atlas of the United States 1870 Population Chart," an activity using the FRASER digitized Statistical Atlas of the United States 1870, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 2015

"Historical Inquiry with Statistical Atlas of the United States 1870 Maps," an activity using the FRASER digitized Statistical Atlas of the United States 1870, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 2015.

Selected Presentations

"Engaging Ways to Teach Monetary & Fiscal Policy," College Board, National Annual AP Conference, Austin, TX, July 25, 2015.

"75 Years of American Finance & Great Depression Activities; Teaching U.S. History with Primary Resources," Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, September 17, 2015.

"Encounters in Economics: Gold Rush to the Great Depression and Beyond," National Council for History Education, St. Augustine, FL, March 20, 2015.

"Children's Literature that Brings History and Economics to Life," Missouri Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, Kansas City, MO, and February 27, 2015.

"Diversity in Children's Literature," Econ Illinois 7th Annual K-12 Teacher Conference, Teaching Economics and Financial Literacy – As Easy as 1-2-3! Chicago, Illinois, January 23, 2015.