Distance Learning: The Economics of the Stock Market Activity - MS Excel/Google

Distance Learning: The Economics of the Stock Market Activity - MS Excel/Google
Distance Learning: The Economics of the Stock Market Activity - MS Excel/Google
Distance Learning: The Economics of the Stock Market Activity - MS Excel/Google
Distance Learning: The Economics of the Stock Market Activity - MS Excel/Google
Distance Learning: The Economics of the Stock Market Activity - MS Excel/Google
Distance Learning: The Economics of the Stock Market Activity - MS Excel/Google
Distance Learning: The Economics of the Stock Market Activity - MS Excel/Google
Distance Learning: The Economics of the Stock Market Activity - MS Excel/Google
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Product Description

This stock market game for students uses the NASDAQ American Stock Exchange web site and has never failed me in getting even the most reluctant students to participate! If you are looking for a great activity to keep your students active and engaged this one hasn't failed me yet.

Each student is given "$50,000" and has to invest in 10 different corporations. This activity is done in "real-time" and truly helps them make connections to the economy they are a part of. You can decide how long you would like the activity to last or modify the lesson in any way you feel meets your classroom needs. I usually do this activity for 3 days. One introduction day, one purchasing day, and one selling day on the last day of school. I have 7th and 8th graders and they love it!

I've done this activity where we start this activity during the first week of school, half-way through the year, at the beginning of a new quarter or even just as a three week activity. Lately I've been starting this activity before we get into the Great Depression portion of our history class.

I have included VERY detailed instructions for you to follow in case you don't have the strongest background with technology.

To have this activity work successfully you need to:

1. Have access to a computer lab

2. Save the file in a location where students can access it

3. Have students save the file via own flash drive or network folder

I recommend trying this activity for yourself first so you can help assist students when it is time for them to participate in the activity.

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