My classroom is not defined by the four walls that surround us. Our learning goes well beyond those walls. We are inventors, researchers, creators, collaborators, philanthropists, technophiles, and scholars. My students are always reaching for more ways to learn.
My business and technology classes have students from various grade levels, socioeconomic backgrounds, ethnicities, religions, and academic capabilities.
These students come together in such an amazing way to create real results. They support each other unconditionally and really have a desire to change the world around them.
Students in my Entrepreneurship classes routinely run small businesses to learn about the functions of business and the importance of properly handling financial responsibilities. Up until this point, students have designed products like wristbands, tumbler cups, and car decals. Students then commissioned vendors to create the products for them. This year, we're putting a new twist on the project.
Students will be creating their own products to sell!
One of our most popular products in the past was winter hats sold in our school's colors. This time around, students will be making the hats (and possibly scarves) themselves on the knitting machine. Students will need to forecast a budget based on buying materials (yarn) and sales, and will analyze their business using financial statements.
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