When Genius Failed Fun Activities

Roger Lowenstein
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Fun Activities

The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.

1. The Financial Market

Write a one page report on the history of the United States financial market. Volunteers will present their report in front of the class.

2. The Value of Money

In "When Genius Failed", staggering amounts of money are mentioned. Imagine you could go on a shopping spree for five of your favorite items. Create a list of what these items are with a picture and a price. Now, imagine your budget was $1 billion. Determine how many of each item you could buy with...

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