Learning, Earning and Investing: Middle School

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Give Your Middle 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 ...

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Overview

Give Your Middle 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 Game™ or Stock Market Simulation™,. You'll turn to "Learning, Earning and Investing" year-after-year to present key background material that gives your students a deeper appreciation of the Stock 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.

You'll give your math lessons new meaning with real world applications of simple vs. compound interest, and the Rule of 72. Your students even buy stock in "The Economics and Mathematics Knowledge Company…" and calculate dividends, of course.

An Easy-to-Teach Investment Education Program That Makes You Look Good Integrating "Learning, Earning and Investing" into your classroom is simple. You'll confidently meet content standards and discover a wealth of supporting background information inside.

You'll Meet National Content Standards Chances are you're under the gun to get more done… with fewer resources and even less time.

That's why each lesson plan is linked to national standards in Economics (NCEE), Mathematics (NCTM) and Personal Finance. You'll integrate multiple concepts into your lessons, plus give your students the self-confidence to make wise financial decisions in the future. All Lesson Plans Are Classroom Tested… and Student Approved Every lesson in this proven investment education program has been tested in the classroom, with actual high school students. You'll teach investment education with the confidence that teachers just like you have tested each lesson plan to make it easy to use, and easy to understand.

Handy Glossary and Easy-to-Use Lesson Plans New to teaching personal finance or economics? Have no fear, with a detailed glossary and simple step-by-step lesson plans, you'll find more than enough resources to teach investment education with confidence.

Make a Lifelong Investment in Your Students Buy today and give your high school students a foundation for building long-term wealth. These timeless concepts are an invaluable investment in your classroom.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781561835690
  • Publisher: National Council on Economic Education
  • Publication date: 6/1/2005
  • Edition description: COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC EDUCATION
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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