Grade 9-12
On-Demand Webinar

The History and Future of Stock Markets

May 22 7:00-8:00pm ET
Time: 60 mins,
Updated: May 23 2023,
Presenter: Theodore Opderbeck


In this webinar, teachers will:
  • Explore the historical development of the earliest stock markets to today’s markets around the world
  • Specifically discuss the origins, development, and current organization of the New York Stock Exchange
  • Visualize the direction of the stock market in light of increased automation and artificial intelligence
  • Compete in online assessment games that can be used in your classroom
    -Review dynamic lesson plan ideas to be used in your classroom.


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In this webinar, teachers will explore the fascinating history and early development of stock markets. Although we will examine examples of stock markets around the world, particular emphasis will be placed on the New York Stock Exchange. While examining the past, we will also discuss the current functioning of stock markets and explore some ideas on where they are going in light of increased computerization and artificial intelligence. We will model online formative assessment games and EdTech tools and introduce dynamic learning activities and lesson plans to bring the content to life.