Investment and Savings Teacher Resources
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A Guide to Financial Analysis
Knowing good project management means knowing how to conduct good financial analysis. Learner are introduced to the ins and outs of financial planning as it relates to cost, benefit, and project capital investment.
12th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 7 Views 7 Downloads
New Review Opportunity Cost
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 12 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Ben Franklin: Highlighting the Printer
By studying Benjamin Franklin's work as a printer, your class will have a fantastic opportunity to learn about the economic concepts of entrepreneurship, human capital, and investment.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Journey to Jo’burg: A South African Story
How did South African apartheid affect the ability of people of color to increase their human capital? Here is a rich lesson in which learners come to understand the relationship between investment in human capital and income, while also gaining insight into the discriminatory practices of South Africa during the mid-1900s.
6th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Savers & Borrowers: Financial Markets in the United States
Investigate the current financial market and have your class explore savings, borrowing, financial markets, mutual funds, and the stock market. This four-part lesson plan is designed to help students become knowledgeable and informed consumers.
10th - 12th Math 14 Views 145 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 18 Views 64 Downloads
The Bank of Good Habits
Students explore investing and saving. In this investing lesson plan, 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
Money Smart children
Students elementary financial vocabulary words: spend, save, invest and donate. In this finance lesson, students respond to the story "Sam and the Lucky Moon." Students describe the concepts of wants and needs, resources, scarcity, opportunity and cost.
K - 2nd Language Arts 23 Views 137 Downloads
Students analyze the performance of their portfolio investments to learn students should not be driven by short term gains and losses. In this portfolio investments lesson, students view the investment portfolios and answer the given questions as well as complete the table.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
We Seed Users
Students read comments posted by We Seed users about the companies they invested in, posttheir own comments, and adjust their Portfolios. In this investment lesson, students visit the websites of five companies they've invested in and post comments.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
How Do You Profit From Trading Stocks?
Young scholars calculate gains and losses of stock portfolios. Although the Global Stock Game (GSG) calculates profits and losses automatically, students should learn the basic math skills in calculating their stock investment the old-fashioned way.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
The US Financial System
Here is a very unique activity in which learners simulate operations of a fractional reserve banking system, ultimately gaining a better understanding of how banks work and process money creation through lending. It includes a Story of Banks comic book with guided reading questions, financial investments and bank scavenger hunt WebQuest, and all instructional materials needed for the simulation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
Price and Market Capitalization
As Sal introduces a series of videos on investing, he gives scholars an overview of stock investments and asset valuation. Using two hypothetical stock prices, he poses the question of relative price per share. What is expensive and what is cheap?
12 mins Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads