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Mrs. Tabitha Owens from Bradford AR is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Financial Literacy Through the Stock Market Game

Help me give my students the chance to learn about using the stock market as an investment tool. The will learn to talk the talk and understand risk, research, and the money language at an early age.

  • $229 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in our GATE Program are hard workers who enjoy a good challenge. Despite the hardships many of them face at home they come to school with a willing attitude and a positive outlook. Sometimes students that are gifted are overlooked when it comes to meeting their unique needs both in academic and social/emotional areas. Each students brings unique talents, as well as, needs.

The students enjoy researching, working together and learning about the world around them.

Providing them with the chance to learn about things that they might not other wise experience is very important. Coming from a very poor rural area limits the life experiences. I want to be able to help them overcome and break the cycle of poverty by learning about careers, the stock market, college scholarships and many more life altering lessons.

My Project

The Stock Market Game is a valuable tool for teaching students about how to invest, research and take risk with money. This allows students to gain an understanding of what the Stock Market does and how it benefits people within all financial means. It is a short term, real time simulation competition, that students will use to learn problem-solving strategies.

It builds their math fluency and a real world understanding of economics.

Students will learn that worlds events affect the stock market through their research. It really offers them a global perspective of how they are a part of something bigger.

Mrs. Tabitha Owens
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stock Market Teams • Arkansas Economics $15.00 10 $150.00

Materials cost

$150.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.38

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$194.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.35

Total project goal

$228.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$228.98

3 Donors

-$73.88

Donations toward project cost

-$64.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

match offer

-$152.65

Match offer toward project cost

-$129.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.90

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.45

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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