Learning, Earning and Investing: High School

Learning, Earning and Investing: High School

by Jean Caldwell, James Davis, James E. Davis
     
 

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Give Your High School Students a Competitive Financial Advantage With this comprehensive investment education curriculum, you'll introduce your students to the ins-and-outs of long-term investing. They'll take a critical look at investment opportunities mutual funds, stocks, bonds, and more and uncover strategies for building lasting wealth. Wealth Building in Your…  See more details below

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Give Your High School Students a Competitive Financial Advantage With this comprehensive investment education curriculum, you'll introduce your students to the ins-and-outs of long-term investing. They'll take a critical look at investment opportunities mutual funds, stocks, bonds, and more and uncover strategies for building lasting wealth. Wealth Building in Your Classroom: Activity-based Lessons Are the Secret After introducing key concepts, you'll reinforce them with engaging hands-on activities: simulations, role-playing, even a "financial bee". By providing a realistic connection to the market economy, your students will quickly master 4 essential themes:

#1: The Basics
• Should your students save?
• What Is a Stock? Bond? Mutual Fund?
• How do your students buy and sell securities?

#2: The Markets
• What is a stock market?
• What role do financial institutions play in the economy... and your students' lives?
• Do your students understand the "language" of the markets?

#3: Financial Planning
• How do your students build long-term wealth?
• Should your students use credit?
• What are the best ways to research companies

#4: The Markets & the Economy
• How are stock prices determined?
• What role does government play in the market?
• Can your student forecast the future? A Great Supplement to Your Stock Market Simulations These lesson plans are priceless if you're using the Stock Market GameTM or Stock Market SimulationTM,. You'll turn to "Learning, Earning and Investing" year-after-year to present key background material that gives your students a deeper appreciation of theStock Market Simulations. Math Teachers: "Learning, Earning and Investing" Is Packed With Practical Math Lessons Do you students ask you "why do we need to know this stuff"? With these no-nonsense lessons, you'll introduce your students to the world of investing and still meet NCTM content standards.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561835706
Publisher:
National Council on Economic Education
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC EDUCATION
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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