Category «Business Education»

NGPF Tech Tool Reviews

From NextGen Personal Finance (NGPF): Teachers who attend our Summer Institute in Palo Alto become NGPF Fellows the following school year — this Fellowship includes presenting with us at PD sessions, offering NGPF feedback on products, writing guest blog posts, … the list goes on.¬†Today features a Tech Tool Review from Jacqueline Prester of Mansfield …

The Longest World Series Game and the Financial Impact

While watching the marathon that was World Series Game 3, I wondered about how the game’s length would affect profitability for the Dodgers. I know, I can’t turn off the business teacher brain even at 2:00 am. We already know that the baseball players don’t get “paid” for post-season play; they get bonuses for doing …

My Parents, My Mentors

I am honored and proud to have an article published in the October 2018 edition of the National Business Education Association‘s Business Education Forum magazine. When asked to author an article about my mentors in the field of education, it was a no-brainer to select my parents! Both had long and successful careers as public …

Makerpreneurs and philanthropists!

A “quick” backstory: Several years ago, I wanted to shake up my Entrepreneurship course to give my students a real hands-on learning experience. My students had been creating business plans but they were too abstract for them to fully grasp. The plans could have required $1,000 or $100,000. It was simply more money than they …

We want to upcycle your junk!

For years now, my Entrepreneurship students have been learning the ropes of running a business by actually running a small business¬†for the duration of my course. Students pitch their business proposals to each other “Shark Tank”-style and then vote for which business to pursue as a larger group. Until now, students have always designed products …

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