What is Your Future Worth?
Students use the "StocksQuest Calculator" to calculate the future value of an investment. They compare and contrast investing in the S&P 500 to CDs, T-bonds or bank accounts.
5th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building
How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimation activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding the Stock Market
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,...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Buy, Sell or Hold?: An Overview of Investing
Break down the often-daunting topic of the stock market with this resource, in which pupils learn basic terminology regarding buying and selling stocks, as well as the factors that influence how much return individuals can receive on...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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
Taking Stock in the Past for the Future
After reading and discussing an article reflecting on the Stock Market Crash of 1929 nearly a century later, learners are then divided into groups to analyze five articles from the week of October 28, 1929-November 1, 1929. They conclude...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable