Investment and Savings Teacher Resources

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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.
Young scholars 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.
Students explore the concept of investing.  In this investment lesson plan, students discuss the best way to invest money.  Students then write essays, taking two seperate points of view. 
High schoolers explore the concept of philanthropy. In this philanthropy lesson plan, students read an article about Google and its philanthropic endeavors. High schoolers discuss companies that they believe would benefit from a charitable investment from the Google Foundation.
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. Continuous growth models are compared to compound interest models as the learners explore science examples.  Ultimately your algebra investors apply their new skills to make wise financial investments.
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. Note that the lesson plan states it is the second of five lessons in an investing unit, but the other pieces were not located on the publisher's website. The lesson does, however, hold plenty of value on its own.
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.
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.
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.
Students compare the landscapes of Mars and Earth and explore why the two planets are so different. They conclude by writing letters convincing fictitious family friends that it is probably not a good idea to invest in Martian real estate.
Tenth graders explore how companies can be publicly held corporations through stock. They explore how private individuals invest in these companies in hopes that these companies make a profit or in time make a profit.
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. Each section includes clear definitions of related economic terms and concepts. A great way to start a unit about stocks!
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!
This video will help students understand valuation of loans, and why people chose to invest in derivatives. Sal explains the levels of investment and names of specific tranches.
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. Sal reviews investment liquidity and purposes for an IPO, explaining ticker symbols and trading. Like the last video, he details the role of investment banks. Learners investigate reasons people purchase shares in a company, introducing dividends and corporate buyouts.
This video will help students understand valuation of loans, and why people chose to invest in derivatives. Sal explains the levels of investment and names of specific tranches.
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. 
Students explore investing and saving. In 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.
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.