TEACHER TIP - INTERACTIVE: What's the S&P 500?

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Aug 12, 2019
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Amanda Volz brings you a Teacher Tip video on the INTERACTIVE: What's the S&P 500? In this activity, students use an interactive map from FINVIZ, which provides a visual representation of the popular stock market index, the S&P 500. This is one of Amanda's favorite interactives and she includes some tips and tricks on how you can use it in your classroom! 

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About the Author

Amanda Volz

Amanda joins the NGPF Team with 18 years of experience teaching personal finance. During that time, she led her students to hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships, won multiple awards, and most importantly, impacted the financial lives of thousands of high school students. Amanda prides herself on being an educational leader and is constantly looking for innovative ways to make the classroom relevant, rigorous, and fun. She is a passionate advocate for financial education and has been a long time member of the NGPF community. Fun fact - Amanda was NGPF’s first teacher account! When Amanda isn’t working, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and traveling with her husband and two children.