Could You Start a Business?
Students learn about budgets, financial management, finance, entrepreneurship, revenue, expenses and profit. In this starting a business lesson, students will be creating mathematical problems and connecting them to the world around them.
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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
Do I Have What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur - and is My Community Ready?
Discover the attributes of entrepreneurs and define what entrepreneurship is while examining data based on local businesses. Learners determine whether their community is supportive of entrepreneurs as they research economic development...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Economics of a Cupcake Factory
Sal is starting a cupcake factory and walks learners through the cost and profit calculations necessary to any new business. He uses simple numbers for the start-up costs, overhead, product price, and cost per cupcake. Sal writes out the...
11 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History