Students brainstorm ideas involved in social entrepreneurship and define it. They role-play as a funding organization and develop criteria for various projects to support. Students develop projects and present them for funding to the class.
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He's Donating $100 Million to a University
Students explore the concept of social philanthropy. In this social philanthropy lesson, students read an article about billionaires donating money to universities. Students discuss social entrepreneurship and how billionaires are...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Perfect Fit: Finding the Right Career for You
Class members explore possible career paths and consider their own passions and interests by researching job openings, career descriptions, and skills, as well as reading the success stories of experienced entrepreneurs.
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Utopia/Dystopia: The American Dream
America was founded by dreamers, and the American dream still resonates in our country today. Track the American dream from its Puritan beginnings to its optimistic descendants with a lesson that focuses on speeches by John F. Kennedy...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Economics of Dallas Buyers Club
How do entrepreneurship and crony capitalism intersect with federal regulation and the Food and Drug Administration in Dallas Buyers Club? This is a fascinating video that covers a wealth of economic concepts while referencing the recent...
8 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Changing the World: Social Entrepreneurs Part Two
Students explore the work of social entrepreneurs. In this entrepreneurship activity, students research a specific entrepreneur and create a presentation introducing him or her to the class. Students design a seminar on social...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Karma Tycoon (Video Game): Running a Nonprofit Unit
Your class learns to launch and operate a nonprofit, procure funding, manage finances, and help others with this superbly designed unit. Includes well-crafted activities, Internet research, worksheets, vocabulary, and a high-interest...
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills