This session will provide a different approach to teaching the Entrepreneurship class by incorporating lessons in business planning, literacy, and project-based learning. This approach resulted in students at East Davidson High School Academy of Finance obtaining 100% proficiency on state tests.
Text of Engaging Students in Entrepreneurship
1. Engaging Students in Entrepreneurship Learning Seminar II Kim Cline, Director, East Davidson High School AOF Abby Barber, Rachel Gibbs, Ryan Scarlette and Emily Shuler, Students, East Davidson High School AOF
3. 2011 East Davidson High School Academy of Finance Graduates
4. Successes in our Entrepreneurship Class
The class is independent study with a facilitator to answer specific questions and guide students.
This class setting prepares students for college atmosphere.
Students take responsibility in their learning experience which is life long learning.
100% proficiency on state exam
100% success rate in placing students in internships due to their communication and team building skills.
6. Business Plan In an interview, Joyce talked about their naive leap into business. Neither of us baked. We were 27, we didnt have a business plan, we knew nothing about it and ignored the three rules of business: Dont do it with a best friend. Dont go into it without a business plan. Dont do something you know nothing about. -The Cupcake Girls of Vancouver
Young entrepreneur wants to open a photography studio.
What would be the first steps in this process?
What would be the financial needs of this entrepreneur?
What would be the legal aspects of opening the business?
9. In 15 Minutes
10. Business Plan (Handout)
Discuss within your group what supplies you will need, necessary legal forms, and a start-up budget.
Use chart paper and markers to answer each specific category.