Category Archives: Lesson Plans

The library of HTMW lesson plans and class project ideas, both developed by our team and submitted by teachers from all over the world!

Portfolio Management Project – Parts I, II, III

This project was submitted by Linda Campbell, a professor of business administration and management at Siena Heights University Project Overview and Goals The purpose of using Virtual Stock Exchange is to give you a better understanding of trading strategies and portfolio management. You will also learn a variety of financial instruments and their risks and Read More…

Core Stock Market Project

This project is the “Core”, which most teachers use as the basis for their HTMW class stock game. The other recommendations in this library usually follow this format (with some variation). This makes it very flexible to work with your classes. This project usually runs between 4 and 16 weeks. Longer contests tend to work Read More…

Cornerstone Lesson Plan: Introducing the Stock Market

When introducing HowtheMarketWorks.com, students need to first have an understanding of what a company is, what a share of stock represents, and the relationships to products and services. After this is mastered, then it is easier to explain what a stock exchange is, and finally teach them How The Market Works! You can also download Read More…