Virginia Council on Economic Education
 
 
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Teacher Materials
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Lesson Plans & Other Resources to help teachers initiate or review SMG topics
After the Bell....Before the Curtain: (A play) Review terms and concepts from SMG. Winning is not the most important part of the simulation.
Black Thursday.... Will History Repeat Itself?: Use current conditions to research and highlight the crash that precipitated the Great Depression.
Chocolate Charts: Team will develop charts and graphs based on portfolio.
How Do I Make a Million?.... Dollars that is!: Questions to help develop math calculations, matrices, graphs, charts, spreadsheets, averages and percentages.
How to Choose a Stock: Lesson 14, from Learning from the Market
 
SMG PowerPoint Project Portfolio: Team will develop presentation based on portfolio
Stock Market Savvy: Investing for your future. Designed for middle school and high school students, this program contains eight activities that introduce students to the financial world of long term savings and investment in stocks.
The Stock Market- This newspaper supplement provides newspaper-based activities for teachers introducing their students to the stock market and investing.
 
Resources for Understanding Mutual Funds
What is a Mutual Fund? High school lesson from Learning Earning and Investing
Before You Invest in a Mutual Fund Questions you should ask prior to investing in a mutual fund
Understanding Mutual Funds 50 page booklet on mutual funds
See also SMG Teacher Tools and Related Links

 

 
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Important Dates
Fall SMG Session
Sept 22 - Dec 12, 2014; registration closes Oct 6
Spring SMG Session
Feb 2 - May 15, 2015; registration opens Oct 15 and closes Feb 14, 2015; competition runs thru April 17
Year-long Session
Sept 22, 2014 - May 15, 2015; registration closes Oct 6; competition runs thru April 17
Deadline for Fall 2014 InvestWrite submission
TBD
Deadline for Spring 2015 InvestWrite submission
TBD
SMG Awards Luncheon
May 2015
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