Workshops

Educator Training & Webinars

Along with the Stock Market Game, we offer an educator

training workshop. Our workshop on the Stock Market Game focus

es on learning the basics of stocks, bonds, and mutual funds as well as running through the basic functions of the interface.

Our workshop goes well beyond learning about the Stock Market Game. You will learn the simple strategies to pass onto your students for building wealth ov

er the long term and also learn how to help your students develop the real life skills they need to succeed – to be able to think and choose responsibly as consumers, savers, investors, citizens, members of the workforce and effective participants in a global economy.


Webinar Topics & Schedule

  1. SMG Basics (1hr) – Getting Started, Teacher Support Center, and Student Portfolios
  2. Invest It Forward (1hr) – Learn how industry professionals can assist in enhancing participation in the SMG program
  3. InvestWrite (1hr) – Learn how to utilize InvestWrite, our national and state-wide essay competition as a great culminating activity for the SMG program
  4. Basic Company Research (30 min) – Using Yahoo and Nasdaq, basic terminology and company headlines will be reviewed
  5. Winning with Diversification (1hr) – Strategies for building a diversified portfolio with stocks, bonds, ETF’s and mutual funds.
  6. Let’s Trade Today! (30 min) – A quick overview of the SMG portfolio and how to get Stock Market Game students trading in their portfolio.
  7. Trading Mutual Funds/Bonds (30 min) – Researching and trading mutual funds and bonds in the SMG program
  8. Trading ETFs/Mutual Funds (30 min) – Comparing and contrasting ETFs and mutual funds
  9. Weekly Portfolio Analysis (30 min) – Team analysis of major indexes and portfolio holdings
  10. CHC (1hr) – An overview of the national Capitol Hill Challenge

Workshops Calendar

April 2018

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  • Econ Challenge
  • 2018 Spring Stock Market Game Challenge
  • Winning with Diversification
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  • Econ Challenge
  • 2018 Spring Stock Market Game Challenge
  • Getting Started with MINECRAFT for Economics
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  • Econ Challenge
  • 2018 Spring Stock Market Game Challenge
  • Understanding Fiscal Responsibility Webinar
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  • Homelessness in Children's Literature: Tales of Struggle and Survival Webinar
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  • Economic Conversations Webinar
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  • Winning with Diversification
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  • Understanding Fiscal Responsibility Webinar
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  • Is the Infomation Revolution as Big as the Industrial Revolution Webinar
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