Assignment can be used to assess understanding of investing concepts. Students use both knowledge and creativity to design a slide show of terms that relate to investing. *See Resource Library for attachments (rubric and student example).
There is lots of flexibility with this unit. Although it may seem small, this unit allows teachers and students explore topics in greater depth in a lecture/small group discussion format, online discussions, or student led lessons. This resource covers the role of cash management in personal financial management; types of financial institutions; FDIC/NCUA; and cash management products such as savings and checking accounts, bank services, and electronic banking services.
The strength of this unit is the flexibility it provides for teachers and students. The structure of this unit allows for a variety of instructional strategies to be utilized.
Note: this resource was contributed by Todd Williams and authored by Michelle Gibson Herman.
Lesson Objective: At the completion of this lesson, students will have a better understanding of how they make informed personal decisions that can affect income generation. Supplies Needed: Student Handout 1 SWOT Analysis for College Choices (2 per student) (found in Task 3) Student Handout 2 Definitions and Risks (found in Task 5) Student Handout Answer Key 2 Definitions and Risks (found in Resource Library) Teacher Resource 1 Five Paragraph Essay Rubric (found in Task 7) Video 1 Laugh and Learn about Personal Finance (3:17) (found in Task 1) References Econedlink: Council for Economic Education. (n.d.). Economic Glossary. Retrieved from http://www.econedlink.org/economic-resources/glossary.php Laugh and Learn about Personal Finance – InvestorED.ca by GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_mU8VX1Arc MBA dictionary. (n.d.). Retrieved November 15, 2014, from MBAResearch and Curriculum Center
This site allows teachers to create customised stock market games for their classes to play.
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