Get your students excited about learning! Using actual data from the stock markets, teams of students are given a hypothetical $100,000 to create and manage a portfolio of stocks and mutual funds. Before they know it, students are learning about financial markets such as the New York Stock Exchange, understanding the basics of personal investing and enhancing skills learned in math, reading, and technology.
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The Stock Market Game has been used by teachers in grades four through twelve. The Stock Market Game is popular because it fits into many different disciplines and activities such as social studies, business education, and mathematics. Teachers can organize the simulation to fit their particular needs. The Stock Market Game can also be used as an extra-curricular activity.
The Indiana Personal Finance Challenge is an online competition designed to encourage students to study personal finance concepts. Teams, consisting of 4 high school students, compete for prizes and the opportunity to travel to St. Louis, Missouri where they will represent Indiana in the national championship competition. For details, see http://www.econed-in.org/financechallenge.asp
ICEE is pleased to announce the Econ Poster Contest is being held for students in grades 1 through 12. The Econ Poster Contest is a great opportunity for your students to express their creativity while learning important economic concepts. Prizes will be awarded to the top entries! Please have your entries postmarked to ICEE by May 1, 2015.
See contest details as well as images from last year's winners at http://www.econed-in.org/econposter.asp. Or, pass along the contest information to your Art teacher!
The KidsEcon Posters© project is dedicated to giving teachers the tools they need to help their students understand the exciting economic world around them – making them more effective producers, consumers, savers, investors, and voting citizens. At the heart of the project are 22 colorful economic posters, each describing an important economic concept identified in the National Standards in Economics and in most state Standards. All new KidsEcon Bingo and Activity Cards are now available.
High School Teachers:
The Indiana Economics Challenge is an opportunity for teams of 4 high school students to demonstrate their knowledge on a broad array of economics topics in an atmosphere where economics knowledge is tested and recognized and where competing is FUN. Any Indiana student enrolled in a public, private, or home based school during the 2014-15 academic year is eligible to compete. Students may also compete as part of an organization, club or before/after school program. Teams compete in one of two divisions - Adam Smith or David Ricardo. The competition includes a qualifying regional online round followed by the face to face state finals held at four sites across Indiana. For details see http://www.econed-in.org/econchallenge.asp