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 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 …

Fireball at the Waterfire Arts Center!

It’s not often that I post about something that isn’t education-related. Last night, I had the opportunity to attend the Fireball at the Waterfire Arts Center in Providence. My husband is an architect and has been renovating a large warehouse building formerly owned by US Rubber. It has been completely transformed into the new Waterfire …

56th Annual Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference

I was awarded a scholarship to attend the 56th Annual Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference from the Massachusetts Council for Economic Education and the Council for Economic Education. I was thrilled to travel to Brooklyn to meet with like-minded educators and business professionals who share a passion for educating our youth about economics and financial …

Hornet tattoos on sale for 25-cents!

The Business Club is selling Hornet tattoos for 25-cents each in room 113. Drop by anytime on Thursday to grab yours before the pep rally! Exact change is appreciated. Thanks!

STEAM Challenge Day – Playing Card Towers

Today was our first STEAM Challenge Day! Students were tasked with building the tallest tower possible using playing cards. The cards could be cut, folded, or modified in any way, but no additional materials were allowed. I originally intended on having the students complete the analysis sheet that typically goes with the project, but we …

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! …

It was a great week for Donorschoose!

As you all know, I’m a big fan of Donorschoose, both as a recipient and as a donor. I am very strategic with how I post projects on Donorschoose. I always wait for the opportune moment – when there’s a special promotion, when I have gift cards, or when I know that I’ll have special …

First meeting of the Business Club!

Today was the first meeting of the Business Club! It looks to be a promising year. We’ll be competing against each other in an MHS stock market throw down, go on business-related field trips as they become available, and we’ll be looking for other opportunities along the way! We’re planning to meet on the 1st …

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