Investment and Savings Teacher Resources
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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.
Learners 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 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.
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. Students define spend, save, invest and donate.
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!
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. Social Studies and economics pupils will enjoy this straightforward and intuitive approach to modern banking.
When should you save and when should you invest? In considering this question, your class members will also learn about such concepts as the time value of money, inflation, compounded interest, and income/growth investments. The resource also outlines an online stock market project in which learners work to make wise stock choices.
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.
Fourth graders participate in a stock investment activity in which they research stocks to place in an imaginary portfolio. They invest $10,000 in a variety of stocks and track their progress using the Internet or newspapers.
Students analyze the stock market from Post WWII through today. Through an interactive simulation, students are given an opportunity to earn "millions". They will analyze the stock market from a historical perspective and explain the reason why long-term investments are important for investors.
Student determine a safe debt load. In this credit interview lesson, students explore the importance of budgeting, saving and investing. They examine the pros and cons of using a credit card. Students discuss how to build credit, apply for a loan, and study what is a safe debt load. They examine given websites to explore plans for dealing with debt and protecting their credit.
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.
Students explore a company's financial performance. In this investing lesson, students discover how to look at a company's revenue and assess peformance. Students decide if they would like to invest in the company.
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.
Learners investigate the stock market and investing in corporate stocks by creating an investment portfolio. They develop database worksheets that track their stock's performance over a specified period of time. Students use their stock data to create a performance report.
Students watch a Biz Kidz video about money, learn what they can do with money, and fill out worksheets on what they learn. Students learn about spending, saving, donating, and investing.
Young scholars 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, young scholars view the investment portfolios and answer the given questions as well as complete the table. Students finish with three final questions.
Students explore the concept of investing in stocks. In this investing in stocks lesson, students discuss how on-line stock traders have helped people save money. Students discuss ways in which companies can make a product or service more available to average Americans.
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. Students view the other We Seed comments about their investments. Students answer 5 worksheet questions.
Students 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.