Engaging Students in Entrepreneurship

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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.


<ul><li> 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 </li> <li> 2. Entrepreneurship </li> <li> 3. 2011 East Davidson High School Academy of Finance Graduates </li> <li> 4. Successes in our Entrepreneurship Class <ul><li>The class is independent study with a facilitator to answer specific questions and guide students. </li></ul><ul><li>This class setting prepares students for college atmosphere. </li></ul><ul><li>Students take responsibility in their learning experience which is life long learning. </li></ul><ul><li>100% proficiency on state exam </li></ul><ul><li>100% success rate in placing students in internships due to their communication and team building skills. </li></ul><ul><li>100% graduation rate </li></ul></li> <li> 5. Student Presenters Emily Shuler Ryan Scarlette Abby Barber Rachel Gibbs </li> <li> 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 </li> <li> 7. <ul><li>Young entrepreneur wants to open a photography studio. </li></ul><ul><li>What would be the first steps in this process? </li></ul></li> <li> 8. <ul><li>What would be the financial needs of this entrepreneur? </li></ul><ul><li>What would be the legal aspects of opening the business? </li></ul></li> <li> 9. In 15 Minutes </li> <li> 10. Business Plan (Handout) <ul><li>Discuss within your group what supplies you will need, necessary legal forms, and a start-up budget. </li></ul><ul><li>Use chart paper and markers to answer each specific category. </li></ul></li> <li> 11. Business Plan <ul><li>Discuss your findings </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate portfolio and report your findings. </li></ul></li> <li> 12. Questions &amp; Answers <ul><li>Final thoughts </li></ul><ul><li>Questions and answers </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>336-476-4814 </li></ul></li> </ul>