Welcome to the Texas Stock Market Game
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.
SPECIAL THANKS to SPECIAL SMG and INVESTWRITE SPONSORS
For over 15 years Dr. Sandy McGehee and the Brownsville Herald have tirelessly supported the Stock Market Game In their area. They have provided teacher training, team fee sponsorship and student recognition programs
FirstLight Federal Credit Union, with support fro the Texas Credit Union Foundation, has made it possible for students in the El Paso area to participate in the SMG. Under the leadership of Natalia Flores, FLFCU has funded team fees and hosted awards dinners since 2005.
South West Securities has generously underwritten the InvestWrite competition in Texas for over 5 year by providing much needed program support and student awards.
On behalf of the thousands of teachers and students who have been able to increase their understanding of savings and investing by participating in the Stock Market game and InvestWrite, the Texas Council on Economic Education would like to thank these sponsors for their generous support over many years.
What is the Stock Market Game? The Stock Market Game is a ten-week Internet based investment simulation offered in the fall and spring. It was developed by the SIFMA Foundation for Investment Education in the 1970’s. It encourages students to learn about the American economic system and investing while applying math, social studies, business, language arts and technology skills. How Does … more
Upcoming Training Opportunities
Free NYSE Summer Program for Teachers Are you interested in a firsthand experience of the stock market? Every summer the New York Stock Exchange offers Summer Teacher Workshops that engage teacher in peer discussions on how to best integrate personal finance and an understanding of the securities industry into their classrooms. For more information, fellowship information, and registration, … Read More