Investment and Savings Teacher Resources
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Students discover information about making investments. In this personal finance lesson plan, students watch a video and visit the Vanguard website in order to complete a worksheet activity to help them identify methods of investments.
Making Good Investments
Young scholars compare different aspects of investing money from traditional savings accounts to money market accounts. They research investment accounts at local banks and compare them.
Investing for the Future
Twelfth graders perform basic calculations for saving and investment strategies. they simulate the investment of $1,000 in the stock market and savings account. they determine which pays the greater dividend.
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.
Time to Invest
Students invest $10,000 in We Seed cash. In this investment lesson plan, students build portfolios for their investment and explain their rationale for why they chose to invest the way they did.
Investing: Reflect? Lesson 7
Students explore the concept of investing. In this investment lesson, students discuss the best way to invest money. Students then write essays, taking two seperate points of view.
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. Viewers will appreciate the easy-to-understand bullet points, and lecturers will appreciate the handy navigational tool and list of relevant terminology.
Google Foundation May Invest in For-Profit Firms
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. In this philanthropy lesson, students read an article about Google and its philanthropic endeavors. Students discuss companies that they believe would benefit from a charitable investment from the Google Foundation.
Thirteen Logarithm Problems Including Investment Applications
In this logarithm worksheet, students solve thirteen logarithm problems. Students: solve logarithm equations and inequalities and calculate investments. This worksheet also includes some trig.
Introduction to Earning Interest Financial Basics - Teens and Money - SaveAndInvest.org
Middle schoolers need to learn how to make their money work for them. From engaging in the lesson presented here, they will gain an understanding of investment vocabulary, how compound interest works, and will compute simple and compound interest in simulated investment scenarios. The lesson is a fine example of how to build real-life skills into your daily teaching. A terrific teaching idea!
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.
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.
Money Smart children
Students elementary financial vocabulary words: spend, save, invest and donate. In this finance instructional activity, students respond to the story "Sam and the Lucky Moon." Students describe the concepts of wants and needs, resources, scarcity, opportunity and cost. Students define spend, save, invest and donate.
On the Court with...Michael Jordan
Young scholars use a decision-making model as they make simulated choices about their future education. For this decision-making lesson, students read a book about Michael Jordan and discuss choices he made. Then, young scholars examine how their choices represent an investment in human capital. Groups build a tower with paper cups and are given physical handicaps based on investments in human capital through their higher education.
Running of the Bulls
Students examine what might be in store for Wall Street following the NASDAQ's 547.57 point plunge on Tuesday, April 4, 2000. They evaluate how they might manage a heavily laden high-tech portfolio before deciding how to invest in the market.
Superpowered Interdisciplinary Projects: Using the Science in Saturday Morning Cartoons
How to leverage cultural background knowledge to increase student investment.
Real Estate Tycoon
Students create a functional living space using drafting materials. They determine building costs for their house and property. They simulate investment of the profits in the stock market.
Students use different methods of investment appraisal to make business decisions, and also to develop higher order skills through having to consider other factors, apart from quantitative methods, that a business might have to consider in making business decisions.
Economics: Stock Market Investing
Students examine stock market returns from an historical perspective and explain key statistics used in estimating stock values. They participate in an investment simulation beginning with $100 to either invest in the market or place in a savings account. Students discover the difficulties inherent in stock market investments.
An Imaginary Investment
Pupils are introduced to how the Stock Market operates. In groups, they participate in a scenerio in which they are given a specific amount of money to invest in any way they see fit. They use different resources to record their investments and returns.