Saving and Investing for the Long Term

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Create savvy investors with an activity that uses an online resource to allow individuals to invest in the stock market. The teacher is able to track activity and progress. Stock tips and strategies are shared.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the activity over the course of a semester to emphasize the variability in investments
  • Appropriate for a consumer math class or a high school algebra project
Classroom Considerations

  • Internet and printer access are required
  • Vocabulary is new for learners; allow time for discussion and practice of new terms
  • The eighth in a series of 11 resources
Pros

  • Young investors learn the complexities of the stock market and the importance of long-term investments
  • Handouts, links, rubric, and a teacher guide are included
Cons

  • None
Common Core