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Entrepreneurship | Business Education | High School

Where to Find Entrepreneurship Lesson Plans for High School

By: Bri Stauffer
October 25th, 2018

Finding entrepreneurship lesson plans that are relevant and age appropriate for high school students isn’t easy. While you could create your own lessons and activities from scratch, you’d have to do it in your spare time — which barely exists as it is! On the other hand, there are a ton of resources out there with lessons on entrepreneurship. But you could end up spending even more time just trying to find the good ones! So what are you supposed to do other than say “see ya” to your free time?

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Business Education | New Teacher Advice

"How Do I Teach Business?" | 7 Things Every New Teacher Needs to Start

By: Chris Zook
September 20th, 2018

Business is one of the strangest subjects to teach at any grade level for one simple reason. If you’re teaching it for the first time ever, you’re probably not a trained business teacher. To make matters worse, you could be the only teacher in your department! So, seriously, where do you even start?

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Business Education | Lesson Plans

The 5 Best Middle School Business Education Lesson Plans

By: Chris Zook
August 23rd, 2018

There’s no better time in a child’s life to learn about business than middle school. Business education lesson plans are a key part of introducing students to real-world concepts that they may have missed otherwise.

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Marketing | High School | Business Education

How to Teach Digital Marketing to High School Students

By: Ken Richard
June 28th, 2018

Digital marketing is one of today’s hottest topics in business education. It’s also been one of the most in-demand job opportunities of the past few years — and it’s projected to keep growing! But what is digital marketing? And how do you teach it to students who have grown up with technology? There’s no easy answer — but there are some good guidelines to effectively teach digital marketing.

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Business Education | Marketing | High School

REVIEW: CTE Online's High School Marketing Curriculum

By: Bri Stauffer
May 24th, 2018

High school business educators often struggle with finding materials to teach marketing courses that aren’t related to sports or entertainment.

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GMetrix | Business Education | Business&ITCenter21

GMetrix vs. Business&ITCenter21: Which Digital Business Education Solution Works for You?

By: Chris Zook
November 30th, 2017

GMetrix and Business&ITCenter21 are two of the world’s most innovative business education solutions. But which one is right for you? The best way to decide is to look at both options side by side.

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