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About InvestWrite

InvestWrite®, an innovative national writing competition, is a program of the SIFMA Foundation offered exclusively to teachers and students participating in The Stock Market Game.

Your students have entered the world of business and finance by participating in The Stock Market Game. The perfect companion, our teacher-designed writing component and competition, reinforces their newfound knowledge and hones critical thinking skills.

Utilizing feedback from teachers nationwide, InvestWrite builds a bridge between classroom learning and the real world. InvestWrite complements The Stock Market Game learning experience and easily integrates across subjects throughout your curriculum.

Whether you and your students win laptops, gift cards, pizza parties -- or not, you'll all benefit by enhancing your Stock Market Game experience through writing.

InvestWrite, an innovative national writing competition, produced by The Stock Market Game, adds a critical thinking component to help reinforce concepts learned in the classroom.

Offered at NO COST

For Qualifying Stock Market Game Participants*

What's required to participate*

  • Teachers currently registered and participating in The Stock Market Game with actively trading student teams.

  • All students currently registered in The Stock Market Game with a valid team login ID and password are eligible.

  • Your students participate by writing essays in their grade division: Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12).

  • Teachers/advisors can choose to assign the InvestWrite writing assignment as an in-class or homework assignment.

  • Each participating student submission has a chance to be reviewed by the competition's first round, the teacher/advisor.

  • Then, as the first round judge, you select the top responses from each class or group of participants (based on the guidelines and directions).

  • Then submit them electronically to the next round of evaluation at the national level on this website.

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