PLANNING A DIVERSIFIED INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO
Twelfth graders research stocks and how to read and interpret financial data. They choose 5 companies to invest in and track their performance over 10 weeks. They create a spreadsheet which shows the results.
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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
Successful Investor Project Overview
Shark tank, beware! Here come high school senior entrepreneurs, with a complete business plan, ready to present their product, as well as their marketing and advertising ideas. Everything you need to launch these next generation tycoons...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Personal Financial Literacy: Saving and Investing
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...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Diversification and Risk
After being given a portfolio of investments, your young economists will learn how to assess the relative risk of the portfolio's products and understand the importance of diversification, relating these economic concepts to real-life...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
How Do You Profit From Trading Stocks?
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...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History