The Stock Market Game is an engaging educational program used in classrooms nationwide to teach economics, math, social studies, business, language arts and technology while focusing on the importance of developing real world personal finance skills. Teams of students in grades 4-12 use the SMG simulation to learn the basics of investing as they create and manage an online portfolio over 10 weeks.
The SMG is more than a game…it is an education for life.
Topic: Just the Basics - How to Get Started with SMG
A comprehensive intro on implementing The Stock Market Game program in your classroom. The Teacher Support Center and trading portfolio will be reviewed during this session.
Wednesday, 1/4/17, 5:00-6:00 CST
Monday, 1/9/17, 2:30-3:30 CST
Tuesday, 1/17/17, 3:00-4:00 PM CST:
Thursday, 1/26/17: 5:00-6:00 CST
Tuesday, 1/31/17: 2:30-3:30 CST
Wednesday, 2/8/17: 5:00-6:00 CST:
Wednesday, 2/15/17: 2:00-3:00 PM CST:
Wednesday, 2/22/17: 5:00-6:00 CST
Monday, 3/6/17: 6:00-7:00 PM CST:
Tuesday, 3/14/17: 2:30-3:30 CST
Wednesday, 3/22/17: 3:00-4:00 PM CST:
Thursday, 3/30/17: 5:00-6:00 CST
Topic: Quick Start to Trading – Best Way to Get Your Students Trading
A quick overview of the SMG portfolio and how to get your Stock Market Game student trading in their portfolio.
Monday, 2/6/17: 5:00-5:30 PM CST:
Thursday, 2/16/17: 3:00-3:30 PM CST:
Wednesday, 3/1/17: 2:30-3:00 PM CST:
Topic: Beyond the Basics: Enhancing the SMG for Veteran Teachers
Take the SMG to the next level: learn how to conduct investor research and utilize mutual funds and bonds in the SMG.
Thursday, 1/5/17, 6:00-7:00 PM CST:
Wednesday, 1/18/17, 6:00-7:00 PM CST:
Thursday, 2/2/17, 5:00-6:00 CST
Tuesday, 2/14/17, 7:00-8:00 PM CST:
Thursday, 3/9/17: 6:00-7:00 PM CST:
Wednesday, 3/15/17: 7:00-8:00 PM CST:
Topic: Winning with Diversification: Review of Buying Mutual Funds, Bonds, and ETFs in the SMG Portfolio
During this teleconference, we will review buying mutual funds, bonds, and ETFs in the Stock Market Game program.
Wednesday, 2/8/17, 7:00-8:00 PM CST:
Tuesday, 2/28/17: 6:00-7:00 PM CST:
Topic: InvestWrite: Learn More About Our National and State-Wide Essay Competition
InvestWrite, an innovative national writing competition, produced by The Stock Market Game program, adds a critical thinking component to help reinforce concepts learned in the classroom.
Wednesday, 1/25/17, 9:00-10:00 PM CST
Wednesday, 2/1/17, 4:30-5:30 PM CST
Thursday, 2/23/17, 5:30-6:30 PM CST
Tuesday, 2/28/17, 2:00-3:00 PM CST:
Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 3:30-4:30 PMCST
Topic: Invest It Forward: How a Financial Advisor Can Enhance Your SMG Experience
Thursday, 2/9/17, from 2:00-3:00 PM CST:
Wednesday, 3/1/17, from 4:00-5:00 PM CST:
Topic: Capitol Hill Challenge Rules
Thursday, 2/9/17, from 5:00-6:00 CST
Thursday, 2/16/17, from 5:00-6:00 CST