Investment and Savings Teacher Resources
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New Review 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 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Saving and Investing
Fifth graders participate in activities to promote understanding of investing and saving. In this saving and investing instructional activity, 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
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 44 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
Unit on Globalization and Foreign Investment
Twelfth graders examine the role of investment in an economy. They compare and contrast the different types of foreign investments. They also examine the differences between foreign direct investments and foreign portfolio investments.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
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 24 Views 175 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 6 Downloads
Sixth graders participate in an simulated investment activity. They examine the purpose of different types of investments before they predict which will be the most successful. Finally, they simulate investing $1,000 in stocks, $1,000 in a savings account, and $1,000 in metals while tracking and comparing the investments over the course of the school year.
6th Math 3 Views 20 Downloads
Developing a Financial Investment Portfolio
High schoolers simulate the role of financial advisers, developing a financial investment portfolio for clients using Internet resources and analyzing various saving options. They track the portfolio for several weeks and evaluate their investment strategies.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 22 Downloads
Students explore the concept of investments. In this investments instructional activity, students discuss risk and return of investment. Students discuss investment vehicles such as a savings account, cd, money market account, and stocks. Students examine investment scenarios and determine which investment vehicle is most appropriate.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 6 Downloads
Students explore investment plans. They write the explicit and recursive forms of the sequence of an investment and compare the amount to the continuously compounded interest formula for the same time period, interest and principal. Sample of student work included.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 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