To Market, To Market—Learning and Teaching About Investing in Stocks

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Build a guide for Investing 101. Pupils research the stock market and pick a company or companies to invest $25,000. They follow their investments and keep track of profits and losses. Using what they have learned, individuals create a beginners' guide to investing using web presentation tools.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Invite a stock broker to come visit with the class
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals should take at least four weeks to track investments
  • Requires access to the Internet and Web 2.0 tools
Pros

  • Contains links to suggested websites and tools
  • Includes a graphic organizer to keep track of stocks
Cons

  • None