Category «Entrepreneurship»

It’s #GivingTuesday: Help Replenish Our Makerspace Supplies So We Can Keep Making!

After the hype of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, today is Giving Tuesday. It’s a day for us to give back. If you are looking for a way to do just that, may I suggest a donation to my students? They create products in their Entrepreneurship class that are sold to learn …

Ted Talk: Are athletes really getting better, faster, stronger?

Students are pros now at watching Ted Talks and modifying reflection sheets from Google Classroom using┬áDocHub. With a half-day today, it was the perfect time to watch “Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger?” by David Epstein. We discussed the entrepreneurial opportunities in the world of athletics – environmental considerations, training programs, gear, clothing, etc. …

First Day: No Syllabus, Just Engaged Learning!

I focused on making the first day of school more engaging for students this year. I didn’t want to start off by talking at students all period to go over the typical syllabus, expectations, and grades. I engaged them in activities to introduce the courses in a different way. We made learning fun and engaging! …

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 …

Google Applied Digital Skills

Google introduced a new set of digital lessons called Applied Digital Skills. There are lessons that tie in well with technology, business, financial literacy, etc. I did the “Technology at Work” lesson in my Entrepreneurship classes. It was a great lesson that helped students see the value of technology in various careers and sectors. There …

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