Investment and Savings Teacher Resources
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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
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
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
Would you rather eat a peanut butter cup or a Milky Way bar? Would you rather listen to rap or rock music today? These are a few of the questions your learners will approach as they consider the concept of opportunity cost, and before delving into the world of investments and compounded interest.
10th - 12th Math 27 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
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
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
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
Globalization and Foreign Investment
Students 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
Here's Your Chance to Make Millions in the Stock Market - Part 3
How well would your students fair while competing in the stock market? They complete an interactive exercise in which they try to make money in the stock market. Using the internet, they complete an online tour of the market from World War II through 2001, practice using different strategies to make the most money, and discover the effect of timing in making their decisions.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 66 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 40 Views 69 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 13 Views 25 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
The Bank of Good Habits
Students explore investing and saving. For this investing lesson, students identify their own financial goals and hurdles to success, calculate interest, and simulate banking and investing transactions. Incentive certificates, a quiz, and word problems are included.
7th - 12th Math 27 Views 254 Downloads