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.
2016-2017 Stock Market Game Program Dates
Fall Dates: September 26 - December 2, 2016
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.
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 is 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
Teacher training is highly recommended for teacher new to the Stock Market Game. It can also be a good review for previous users. . Spring 2017 Webinar Schedule Topic: Just the Basics - How to Get Started with SMG Wednesday, 1/4/17, 5:00-6:00 … Read More