Category «Business Education»

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 businessĀ 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 …

We’re having an Entrepreneurship CLEARANCE Event TONIGHT!

Yes, you read that correctly! We’re having a clearance event tonight at Curriculum Night! All items must go. There will be a table outside of Mrs. Prester’s room (113) where you can pick up some of the lovely items that Entrepreneurship students have designed and sold over the years. Everything is just $2 each! What …

Entrepreneurship Clearance Sale on Wednesday Night

Yes, you read that correctly! We’re having a clearance event at Curriculum Night on Wednesday! All items must go. There will be a table outside of Mrs. Prester’s room (113) where you can pick up some of the lovely items that Entrepreneurship students have designed and sold over the years. Everything is just $2 each! …

NBEA Conference in Chicago

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend my first NBEA (National Business Education Association) conference. This year’s conference was held in downtown Chicago at the Marriott on the Magnificent Mile. What a great chance to connect with other business educators and learn! Although I was only able to stay for 2 days, I took …

Annual MBEA Conference

Last Friday, I had the opportunity to present at the annual Massachusetts Business Educators Association conference. I presented a double session on STEM and business integration by setting up a STEM playground! Teachers were able to test out my STEM tools and to learn how I integrate these important materials and skills into my business …

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