Entrepreneurship Teacher Resources

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Food Business - PreK - 1st Grade

For Parents Pre-K - 1st
Are your recipes good enough to sell? Start a journey in entrepreneurship by engaging your mini chef in money and business lessons.
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Crash Course: Business Soft Skills

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
A series of 17 videos teach future entrepreneurs about the soft skills they need to succeed in business. Viewers learn the importance of developing trust, the secrets of business writing, how to speak with confidence, how to craft a...
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Global Problem Solvers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Cisco’s animated series, Global Problem Solvers, teaches viewers about social responsibility and teamwork. The two-season series follows a diverse group of talented teenagers who combine their unique individual skills and cooperate to...
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Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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Do I Have What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur - and is My Community Ready?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Entrepreneurship

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Oprah Winfrey, Donald Trump, and Walt Disney are all entrepreneurs. Each of them had the same characteristics: disciplined, self-employed, and willing to take risks. You can introduce children to the idea of entrepreneurship with this...
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Council for Economic Education

What Makes an Entrepreneur?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What do the founders of Wendy's and Virgin Airlines have in common? They are both entrepreneurs! Key definitions and case studies help learners brainstorm their own definitions of what it takes to succeed in business. A series of...
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Create Your Own Business!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Create a business and assess the costs of acquiring a business licenses and advertising. The class determines the name, location, business product to be sold and the best method to sell that product. A great way to understand the US...
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Entrepreneurship

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Give your class a copy of USA TOday to read through and find articles about companies that offer goods or services. They create a graphic organizer and list the business, product, want or need fulfilled of the companies found in the USA...
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Preparing a Business Plan to "Be Your Own Boss"

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Do your scholars strive to work for themselves some day? Help young entrepreneurs  create a business plan for an original idea and present it to a "board of directors." They complete online research (some links provided) and put together...
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US Department of Commerce

Diversity: Minority Entrepreneurship and the Economy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using data from the Census Bureau, learners discover the growth in minority-owned businesses over time. After crunching numbers, analytical questions probe the reasons behind the shift. 
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How Can Entrepreneurs Control Costs?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students calculate fixed and variable costs. In this costs lesson, students read a case study about an entrepreneur and her business costs. Individuals complete the provided worksheets to find costs and make related business decisions....
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Entrepreneurs in History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars examine the contributions of American entrepreneurs. In this industrialization lesson, students complete the provided handouts to determine how Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Hill, and Rockefeller impacted American society. Young...
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Use of John Johnson's Life Story in Conjunction With Other Black Entrepreneurs as Role Models for Potential Black Businessmen

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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...
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Entrepreneurship: How to Begin

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students examine and identify the rudiments of a business plan. They locate and use resources about business plans on Internet.
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Entrepreneurship: What Business Am I In?

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
To better understand entrepreneurship, learners examine the goals and mission statements in actual business plans, then outline a mission/vision statement for their own company. They develop objectives for the first three months of their...
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Entrepreneurship: Will it Work?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Consider to possibility of starting a business as a way to examine the concept of entrepreneurship. Learners develop and analyze feasibility studies, marketing strategies, proposals, and local census data all needed when starting a small...
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Entrepreneurship

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Do your high schoolers every wonder how to become an entrepreneur? Have them examine real-life entrepreneurs to find out. They discuss the financial needs and responsibilities of entrepreneurs then explore the reality of...
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The Rise of U.S. Business and Industry

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders focus on the rise of American business and industry and how it led into the response by labor forces that helped to shape the present situation of United States business, government, and working conditions.
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Types of Entrepreneurs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What does it take to be an entrepreneur? What traits does a person need? Find out as you and your class brainstorm along with this presentation. The traits of inventors, types of entrepreneurs, and their role in the economy are...
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Entrepreneur

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The students, in groups of four, establish a profitable business in the community. They complete research and conduct presentations.
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Taking Care of Business

For Teachers 8th
Young adults consider the application of technology and communication in the business and management career cluster. They research careers in the cluster and discuss what skills are required to be successful. They use their findings to...
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Entrepreneurship: Creating Products and Systems That Meet the Needs of Your Clients

For Teachers 6th - 8th
There is no better way to learn about a subject than with a hands on project. Middle schoolers design and create a product that meets the needs of fictitious clients. They view a PowerPoint, consider how the Western marketing style is...
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Biz Kids

Understanding Business Ethics

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
After screening an episode by BizKids, scholars show what they know about business vocabulary, then take part in grand conversations about role models and ethical dilemmas.