Trying to teach the stock market to your students? I've used this activity with 7th and 8th graders and it had always been a hit! Try it at the start of a quarter and have student check their stocks weekly until the end of the quarter to see how their investments are doing. Kids love it!
This informative presentation is an easy-to-understand review of basic concepts and terms that are used every day in the financial world when discussing mutual funds. Students will learn what a mutual fund is, how they are managed, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of investing in mutual funds. This lesson is part of a dynamite unit on Investing.
An inspirational dad, Rob Kimmel, draws half of a picture and starts a sentence on a post-it note, puts it in his kid's lunch box, and looks forward to the results! How about trying this with your child? It helps develop her imagination and creativity, and helps develop a close bond.