Students prepare a career survey as a class group. They prepare a business letter to accompany the survey. They catalog the results into a database and create database reports to summarize the information.
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The Ethics of Outsourcing to China
After viewing clips from a documentary on factory work in China and US outsourcing, learners have a fishbowl discussion. They work in groups to build both personal points of view and strong arguments on the effects of outsourcing in...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Business Cycle and Important Economic Measures
Help your class understand the natural cycle of growth and decline in an economy, and the importance of GDP, the unemployment rate, and inflation. Your learners will begin with reading, worksheets, and detailed direct instruction on...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Compare and Contrast: American Business Leaders
Gather information about various business leaders in this graphic organizer. Pupils fill in information about Andrew Carnegie, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Frank Woolworth, John Jacob Astor, John Rockefeller, and William Randolph Hearst in...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
International Business and Culture Project
Students explore the world of international business. In this Korean culture lesson, students consider the impact of the international business on Korea's culture and then create business portfolios that feature Korean facts and resources.
11th Social Studies & History
An Introduction to Prahalad and Hamel’s Core Competence of the Corporation
If you want to get ahead in business, is it better to foster collaboration between departments, or to allow specialists to work on their own projects? A short video introduces C.K. Prahalad and Gary Hamel's 1990 work, The Core Competence...
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Business Ownership: The Franchise Option
Opening a business can be a tricky operation. Your class considers the pros and cons to business ownership through franchise opportunities. They read several articles about the types of franchise opportunities one can invest in, and then...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Preparing a Business Plan to "Be Your Own Boss"
Do your scholars strive to work for themselves some day? Help young entrepreneurs create a business plan for an original idea and present it to a "board of directors." They complete online research (some links provided) and put together...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Free Enterprise: Business Magazine Project
Creativity, cooperative learning, and economics combine in this "Business Magazine" group project. Designed as a class finale, this project designates specific job descriptions to each pupil. Groups use modern business magazines as...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History