This is a special section for ABEA members only. Here you will find curriculum updates, teaching strategies, and lesson plans from your executive board members and colleagues.
If you would like to contribute a lesson plan or an activity that worked well in your classes, please email Barbara Renner, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jaci Juhay Jones:
Job Interview Preparation:
Thank you to the following conference attendees who submitted lesson plans and icebreakers:
The following attachments are to be used with Lori Stuckman’s Professional Dress Lesson Plan above:
The following link contains the Web 2.0 presentation that was given at the 2012 Arizona Business Education Association (ABEA) Spring Conference in Tucson. Hopefully some of these awesome resources made their way into your classroom!
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Look for “Secure Adviser Lesson Plan Site” under Adviser Resources
Teachers and students can find some basic investor information and ways to avoid fraud by accessing the following website: www.investor.gov. This site is maintained by SEC Office of Investor Education and Advocacy. Thank you to Dr. Janet Gandy for this information.
INSURANCE EDUCATION INSTITUTE
Three graduate credit hours are awarded at no cost to teachers who are accepted into the program.
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Ken Kuhn was the 2011 recipient of the Western Business Education Association (WBEA) Outstanding Business Educator of the Year at the High School Level Award. He won this award at the 2011 WBEA Conference that was held February 18 – 21, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. Ken teaches business classes and is the Business Education Department Head at Terry Fox Secondary School in British Columbia, Canada. The workshop that Ken presented at the WBEA Conference was called “Google Mania & Web 2.0 Educational Tools.” He is graciously sharing the notes from his workshop for the ABEA members. You will find his notes and tips in the following link:
You can find some great FREE lessons on economic concepts by going to the Concil for Economic Education’s EconEdLink.org page. Click on the following link for lesson plans that are current and always being updated:
Susan Leon used to teach 7th and 8th graders the Technology, Life, Careers (TLC) Curriculum in the Peoria Unified School District. For the Business and Marketing section, they teach basic concept lessons so students will know if this career field is something they would be interested in. For Business, TLC touches on business finance, personal finance, and explores an online business simulation. In the Marketing unit, students explore package development and making and editing commercials.
For all lesson plans and support materials, please visit http://tlc.peoriaud.k12.az.us/ and click on Business, Marketing, and Management.
Bill Palmer used to teach the Business Track of a Career Exploration course to Sophomores. One of his favorites is teaching a software published by Knowledge Matters, which offers a variety of simulations for the high school classroom. The two that Bill teaches are Virtual Business Management and Virtual Business Retail. He would like to share the following unit plans and vocabulary notes that follow the Rigor and Relevance model.
If you are looking for a lesson plan on Corporate Social Responsibility, Chris Liebelt-Garcia and Barbara Renner facilitated a lesson for their business classes in December 2010. The following links are for two lesson plans and an instruction page.
With the addition of the required 4th Math Credit for graduation from high school, more and more business classes are attempting to qualify as a math credit. At Metro Tech High School, Martha Rada, Computerized Accounting teacher, and Paul Miller, CTE Math Resource Teacher, have teamed up to create math lessons to present in the Accounting classes. The following link is for a lesson plan for calculating depreciation.
The following links contain Power Point presentations that were created for an introduction to computers course. The Power Points contain a lot of terms and definitions that are perfect for a beginning computer class.