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Educational Technology - (Grades 6-8)
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Standard 9
Demonstrate an understanding of concepts underlying hardware, software, and connectivity, and practical applications to learning and problem solving. (1, 6)
 
  • Playing the Stock Market
    Students have spent time exploring the stock market through the Internet and have completed a packet working through exercises to show them how a company sells stocks to provide funds to get started with to how a company tracks it's stocks to show a profit or loss. Students are usually eager at this point to form their own company but they are still uncertain how a stock actually works day to day and how the market affects the success of their business. Giving students a chance to have hands-on experience with the stock market better prepares them to see how business operates around them and gives them more incentive to make the company they will form a success.

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