Financial Literacy Weekly Classroom Topics
4 days ago
By Charlie Floyd
6th,7th,8th grade classes- Students will learn about fiat money and its fluctuations.6
6th,7th,8th grade classes- Students will invest in Apple retroactively back to 2009 all the way up to today to begin a stock portfolio.
6th,7th,8th grade classes- Students will play financial football on a variety of $$$ subjects and at different skill levels.
6th,7th,8th grade classes- Students will continue with Financial Football at the Rookie level.
September 16,2019- Students will advance to the all-pro questions in the Financial Football game as they answer $$$ questions and solve Life Skill's dilemmas.
September 23,2019- Students will advance up to the top level of difficulty in Fin. Football (Hall of Fame) in order improve their understanding of $$$$.
September 30,2019-The students will receive a "Day in the Office "reward for highest class stock price.
October 7,2019- The students will be introduced to the Stock Market Game (SMG) and record the rules and nuances of the game.
October 14,2019- The students will make $30,000 worth of purchases in the Stock Market Game for their team in the SIFMA sponsored computer simulation.
October 21,2019- The students will review the post test for F-L and practice compounding interest and the 3 types of capital.
October 28,2019- The students will list 6 positives about the S.C. Education Lottery and 4 reasons not to participate in this revenue enhancing "mirage".
November 4,2019- The students will check their SMG portfolios and try to spend $70 k on their stock selections by the 11th of this month.
November 11,2019-The students will review the info on the SC Educational Lottery and answer 8 questions listed on a handout.
November 18,2019- The students will create credit card statements and carry out a 4 month scenario to determine the ins and outs of credit.