Attention NIE Teachers– There will be no print delivery of the Boston Herald this Wednesday, November 21 through Friday, November 23 due to Thanksgiving. You can still access the online Smart Edition during the break.
Print delivery will resume on Monday, November 26.
Local students are learning about the stock market firsthand through a new Boston Herald StockSmart stock-picking contest. Boston area high school students were recently paired with stock experts to invest $1 million fictitious dollars in stocks and exchange traded funds from April 1 to June 30. Read the Boston Herald story Herald challenges students to play the market for complete competition information.
How your students can participate:
Read the Boston Herald every Monday for an update on competitors’ progress
Participate in an online stock market trading game, and compare your students’ picks to those selected by students in the Herald competition. Many different stock market games are available online. MarketWatch offers free Virtual Stock Exchange Games, and their website provides a learning center including a downloadable teacher guide, handouts, and course materials.
Watch this new Boston Herald video to find out what it was like to be a reporter covering the events of September 11, 2001. Please note: this video is appropriate for more mature students in grades 9-12.
Don’t miss the Podcast Glowing Wounds because it’s a great way to connect science to history. When students listen to the podcast, they’ll find out how high school students discovered an explanation for Civil War soldiers with glow-in-the-dark battle wounds.