The Entrepreneur in You?
Students identify the risk and incentives involved in being an entrepreneur. They set their own goals for them to develop the characteristics needed to become an entrepreneur.
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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
Entrepreneurship: Computer Made Easy
Students explore computer skills in the current job market by completing worksheet activities. In this modern technology lesson, students identify the importance of being technology savvy when it comes to running a business or embarking...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
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
Use of John Johnson's Life Story in Conjunction With Other Black Entrepreneurs as Role Models for Potential Black Businessmen
Students read an autobiography of John Johnson and discuss how he rose from poverty to be a successful businessman. After reading excerpts of other autobiographies, they brainstorm a list of characteristics of those who were successful...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Real Origin of the Franchise
What do a beauty salon and a McDonald's hamburger have in common? They both began the revolution of the franchise, one of the most successful business models that exists today. Discover how the franchise actually originated with female...
6 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History