Category «Entrepreneurship»

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

Entrepreneurship students are watching this TED Talk in class today. It really makes you think! Reflection sheet from TeachersPayTeachers (free):

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! …

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 …

Another successful semester for my Entrepreneurship students!

Every semester, my Entrepreneurship students amaze me. They run a small business to learn how to run a small business. They learn by doing. They learn in a hands-on environment. They learn that a business doesn’t always run smoothly. And, boy, did they learn that this semester! The semester started off in the typical fashion. …

Global Entrepreneurship Week

My students celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week by competing in the Micro Business and Lemonade Stand simulations sponsored by GoVenture.  Students set up small businesses within the simulation and had to make decisions to run these businesses without losing money.

Data breaches can hit anyone! Check your accounts!

Check your transaction history frequently! This is a reminder to be aware of what transactions post to your account. Check your online balances and pending transactions frequently. At the first sign of something that doesn’t look right or something that you don’t recognize, call your bank! For the 5th time since last Christmas, I have …

#BIF10

#BIF10 = Business Innovation Factory Summit, year 10. It was held at Trinity Rep in Providence. A selfie with Wendy Cotta, fellow MassCUE board member. Excited for the day to begin! Wow, what an experience. We listened to the stories of so many influential, innovative, inspiring, and successful people. From Richard Wurman (the co-founder of …

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