Grade 6-8, 9-12
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On-Demand Webinar

Walking on Wall Street: Games for Strategies, Concepts & Jargon

June 03 7:00-8:00pm ET
Time: 60 mins,
Updated: June 15 2021,
Presenter: Doug Young

Objective

Teachers will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast the risks and rewards of several common investment tools.
  • Define key terms such as stocks, bonds and mutual funds.
  • Describe key strategies including index funds, dollar-cost averaging and diversifying an investment portfolio.

This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.

In this economics webinar, use Jeopardy! games as part of any introductory course on investing and markets.

Description

Explore the basics of iconic Wall St., and explain ways in which stockholders can reduce risk. Then, prepare formative and summative assessments on the concept of investing by using Kahoot and the class game of Jeopardy!  These tools can be used for both online and in person learning, as well as be generated with students and by students.  Additionally, you can change format, categories and answers to align them with teaching other subject matter.  Keeping score and setting up teams will be up to the teacher depending on the level of competition, collaboration or engagement preferred.

See how chapters in CEE’s Financial Fitness for Life, Grades 9-12 Edition as well as its Learning, Earning & Investing title provide lessons.