The Stock Market Game™
through Writing

InvestWrite® is an innovative national writing competition offered exclusively to teachers and 4th-12th grade students participating in The Stock Market Game™.

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Celebrate Recent Winners

Grade 4-5

Eniola S.

3rd Place, Spring 2022
Middletown, Connecticut

Grade 6-8

Jordan P.

State Winner, Fall 2022
Cayce, South Carolina

Grade 9-12

Ibana D.

3rd Place, Spring 2022
El Paso, Texas

Competition Process

Step One

Stock Market Game Advisors announce the InvestWrite competition to their Stock Market Game participants and assign or invite them to write essays.

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Step Two

Stock Market Game participants write their InvestWrite essays. Stock Market Game Advisors collect and review the essays and then submit the best ones online prior to the deadline. 

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Step Three

InvestWrite judges review and score up to eight essays each. Essays are evaluated on (1) Rationale, (2) Understanding the Subject Matter, and (3) Writing Style.

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Step Four

The InvestWrite team collates all the scores and Stock Market Game Advisors are notified if they submitted any winning entries. Then it’s time to celebrate!

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How Can You Participate?

Stock Market Game Advisors

Stock Market Game Advisors are educators actively engaged in The Stock Market Game and using InvestWrite to deepen participants' learning by writing about, applying and reflecting on the investing concepts of the Stock Market Game.

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Judges volunteer their time and expertise to review essays written by youth reflecting on their newly acquired knowledge of personal finance and investing for the long term.

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Students submitted essays


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