Kid Stock Game

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  • Instructor: Raymond Mathis
  • Requirement: G3 -6, class taught in English
  • Session: 10
  • Schedule: 1 class / Week, 10 weeks
  • Tuition can be fully refunded before the second class. After that, no refund. 
Course overview

In this course, student can simulate stock market via hands-on teaching and learn about basic investment knowledge. Student will learn how to select the stocks by practical operations in class, which makes this class both interesting and informative. The goal of this course is to cultivate children's interest in finance and learn about financial literacy. At the same time, this course offers "class investment and stock selection competition", and the top three student will get our "Viswise Little Investment Expert" award.

Learning Outcomes

  • Cultivate students' financial literacy and interest in finance;
  • Through hands-on teaching, student can simulate stock trading and feel the fun of the stock market;
  • Comprehend how to choose stocks and how to buy and sell stocks, and understand the relationship between risk and return;
  • Learn and apply basic investment knowledge

Raymond Mathis

Mr. Raymond Mathis is a private equity manager with Tati NY, Inc., an operating company focused on the lodging and hospitality industry. Previously, Raymond was a Portfolio Manager for Spirit of America Investment Funds, a family of equity and fixed income mutual funds. At Spirit of America, he took over Real Estate Income and Growth Fund, in addition to the Large Cap Value Fund, and subsequently launched an Energy Fund and several fixed income funds. Throughout his tenure, Mr. Mathis received many accolades, including being named “Leading Portfolio Manager” by NAREIT’s “REIT Magazine” the largest publicly traded real estate industry group, “Best Performing Real Estate Fund” by Zacks Equity Research, and several “Category Kings” awards from The Wall Street Journal, including top performance for Stock Fund, Sector Fund, and Real Estate Fund categories.
Mr. Mathis began his career as an Analyst at Standard & Poor’s, where he covered companies in the Consumer Discretionary, Financial, Real Estate, and Consumer Staples sectors. In addition to winning the “Best on the Street” award from The Wall Street Journal, he has appeared in print and on television with CNBC, Bloomberg, Wall Street Week, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, CNN, Business Week, BBC, USA Today, New York Times, Crain’s, and the New York Post. Raymond received his MBA in finance from Louisiana State University (New Orleans). Before that, he earned a degree in music from Berklee College of Music, after which he moved to the French Quarter of New Orleans to play jazz for several years.