Investment and Savings Teacher Resources
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Show Me the Money - Saving and Investing
Here is a saving and investing lesson in which learners discuss saving vehicles. They discuss the 'Saving and Investing Products' worksheet. Pupils then complete the 'Comparing Savings and Investment Products' worksheet. They discuss risk and return and the 'Pyramid of Investment Risk,' and make a list of investment products.
7th - 11th Math 28 Views 178 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Investing in Yourself: An Economic Approach to Education Decisions
What is the difference between physical capital and human capital, and in which should you invest? While considering the concept of return on investment, take a look at the payoffs and consequences of investing in training and education.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Globalization and Foreign Investment and Latin America
Consider the impact of foreign investment in Latin America. Young economists read the provided handouts about foreign investment in Latin America and then solve the investment scenarios and case studies.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 46 Downloads
Explore the effects of foreign investment on the world economy. Learners read the noted articles about foreign direct investment and foreign portfolio investment. Then participate in classroom simulation that requires them to determine how nations invite investment opportunities.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Understanding the Stock Market
Stock market vocabulary 101! You'll find all the terms you'll ever need to teach or prepare your class for learning about the stock market. The slide show is split into four sections: indicators for investors, buying and selling stocks, stock market terminology, and investing in common stocks.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 38 Views 66 Downloads
As an introduction to the institution and function of banks in society, this video walks viewers through the concept of banking with colorful annotations and simplified narration. The lecture evolves naturally into a discussion about interest and investments, as well as identifying assets and liabilities.
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 9 Views 24 Downloads
GDP and Fiscal Policy Monopoly
Using the classic game of Monopoly and a revised set of rules provided in this resource, your class members will discover how GDP is calculated and practice enacting expansionary or contractionary fiscal policies. What a great way to learn about this fundamental concept of economics!
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Saving and Investing
Fifth graders participate in activities to promote understanding of investing and saving. For this saving and investing lesson, 5th graders design a portfolio, play a card game and write a skit about the importance of investing.
5th Social Studies & History 12 Views 73 Downloads
It takes money to make money. A penny saved is a penny earned. Your algebra financiers cooperatively explore investing by choosing between some investment options online. Young investors use a compound interest simulator to predict their financial future and the financial pitfalls of using a credit card.
9th - 12th Math 8 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Personal Financial Literacy: Saving and Investing
When should you save and when should you invest? In considering this question, your class members will also learn about such concepts as the time value of money, inflation, compounded interest, and income/growth investments. The resource also outlines an online stock market project in which learners work to make wise stock choices.
10th - 12th Math 8 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Business Management and Administration: Compound Interest - A Millionaire's Best Friend
Many math concepts are covered through this resource: percentages, decimals, ratios, exponential functions, graphing, rounding, order of operations, estimation, and solving equations. Colorful worksheets and a link to a Google search for fractals images are included.
6th - 12th Math 73 Views 68 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Globalization and Foreign Investment
High schoolers read articles and discuss how globalization effects investing as they address the question of why companies invest overseas. They explore portfolio investing, direct investing and participate in a role-playing exercise.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Building the Aggregate Expenditures Model
A good accompaniment to an economics lesson, this presentation explores the aggregate expenditures model, detailing the relationship between consumption and saving using graphs and charts. Additional information includes investments and interest rates, as well as the global perspective on consumption.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Make Your Fortune in Stocks
Fourth graders participate in a stock investment activity in which they research stocks to place in an imaginary portfolio. They invest $10,000 in a variety of stocks and track their progress using the Internet or newspapers.
4th Social Studies & History 5 Views 13 Downloads
Mortgage-Backed Securities ll
The descriptions of assets and equity that are used to support loans will help understanding of the complex securities system. The strategies of investments by banks are explained, along with how loans are traded.
10 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
More on IPOs
Although mainly review from previous videos, Sal goes further into depth on IPOs and explores reasons companies raise equity and others purchase it. As he describes the assets and equity of a business, note there is an error in his calculations around 2:30 of pre-money and post-money valuation; address this before moving on.
12 mins Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Does My hair Disrupt Your Learning?
Students use the internet to research ways to save and earn money. They interview bankers and financial counselors to discover different types of investments. Students create public service announcements to inform their classmates of their findings.
8th - 12th Math 4 Views 10 Downloads