Workshop Description

The Stock Market Game™: A multidisciplinary real-world learning simulation

Thinking of bringing the Stock Market Game™ to your 4th-12th grade classes? This workshop helps make the most out of the experience by learning how to play the game as well as how to integrate this teaching tool into your existing classroom curriculum.

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Virginia Tech Center for Economic Education

Jan 17, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Tech
Exact Location TBA
Blacksburg, VA 24061
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Grade Level: Grade 4, Grade 5, High School, Middle School
Potential Recertification Credits: 3

The Stock Market Game™ (SMG) online investing simulation is an educational tool that equips students with the knowledge and skills they will need to live prosperous lives as adult citizens in a market economy. Highly motivational, the SMG creates an authentic learning experience in which students manage a virtual portfolio of real-time stocks and bonds in a way that develops real-world understanding in math, English/language arts, business, personal finance, economics, and other social studies subjects.

Teachers need NOT have any background knowledge in the stock market to afford their students an opportunity to participate in the SMG, as this professional development program will provide enough basic information for teachers to successfully implement the SMG in their classrooms. Additionally, teachers who participate in the SMG will gain access to a comprehensive online Teacher Support Center which contains a searchable library of classroom-ready lessons complete with “Teacher Background” knowledge, curriculum resources, learning standards correlations, and assessments. A local and state SMG Coordinator are also on standby to offer additional support.


Instructor: Cheryl A. Ayers, Ph.D., Virginia Tech Center for Economic Education
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Cheryl A. Ayers, Ph.D., Virginia Tech Center for Economic Education
Center for Economic Education
Virginia Tech

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