Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Introduction to business

This week we are reviewing for final exams and using video to understand how content related skills are used and recognized.

Students are creating group study guides and review games, while watching video of leaders in action.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Friday the 14 assignment

Friday/November 14, 2014

1st thru 4th
Students will complete: Pages 131 and 132
·       Reviewing vocabulary
·       Recalling Key Concepts
·       Thinking  Critically
·       Assessing academic skills
·       Applying management principles

This will also reflect on my blog

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Introduction to Business

This week we are working on our Business Plan.  We will complete the Form of business and the floor plan sections of  the business plan today.  

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Introduction to Business

All students must create a website using word press and create a page for your journals today.
We will post all journals and class work to our blogs from this point forward as we increase our use of technology.

Friday, October 31, 2014

Introduction to Business

Interesting article on social media


Monday, October 27, 2014

Introduction to Business

Students are preparing for job fair:

The cover letter link is here:


Friday, October 24, 2014

Introduction to Business interesting article on critical thinking

Critical Thinking Article
Today we will be working on cover letters.  I have attached several links to helps you below.

1. http://www.youthcentral.vic.gov.au/jobs-careers/applying-for-jobs/how-to-write-a-cover-letter

2. http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Cover-Letter

3. http://www.career.vt.edu/jobsearchguide/coverlettersamples.html

4. http://career-advice.monster.com/resumes-cover-letters/cover-letter-samples/jobs.aspx

5. https://www.careerperfect.com/tips/cover-letters/what-to-include/

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Employability Link

We will enter our Employability unit with a vocabulary activity.  We will take our unit assessments Wednesday.  The following links will take you to the information needed to complete the vocabulary activity.

Employability Skills
Professional Communication
Career Pathways

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Introduction to Business

We are currently wrapping up our leadership unit. We will be reviewing and hope to complete the unit and begin our business plan project next week.  This is a comprehensive project that will help us master every standard in the course.  We hope to produce some outstanding business plans; that students will not only be proud of but put to use(in some cases). Thanks and stay tuned for updates on the Business plan project.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Introduction to busines

We are currently working in our leadership unit we have just completed the seven habits project and are moving on to learn about goal setting.


Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Introduction to Business 9/23-9/25

We will complete our Primetime Television Projects and move on to our 7 habits projects.
The 7 Habits project is an interactive project where the students are introduced to habits
that highly effective people master.

We will dissect  and encourage application of those habits.

Welcome Back looking forward toan outstanding week!

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Introduction to Business

This week we will be learning about the five sources of power, the universal approach to leadership vs the contingent approach to leadership, and the 3 styles of leadership. The major assessment will be be a choice of product between a prime time television show scripted and role played or a slide show scripted and captioned.

Should be a great week!!!!!!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

We will begin our unit with a peer teaching activity on covering the theories of motivation.

Introduction to Business

Hello students we are beginning our leadership unit. We will focus on leadership from a business and management point of view. This first area we will cover is motivation.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Introduction to Business

Students are currently completing our unit on communications.  They are creating review games and working on animated chapter review summaries.  The students are gearing up for the first exam on Wednesday the 27th.  We will name our outstanding students for this unit next Friday. Stay tuned.

Reminder test communications unit next Wednesday.

Friday, August 15, 2014

Introduction to Business August 18

Monday the 18th we will continue to work in the area of communication.  The students have worked extremely hard to complete there Community Communications Projects.  I want to give a special thanks to my project managers.  Monday we will get to view our initial presentations. We will follow the schedule below Monday.

Opening Warm-up AND/OR Activator (highlight one): Draw a picture showing a manager using the most proper form of communication for resolving a dispute between two of his/her employees. 10 minutes

Discussion and Transition understanding vocabulary helps with both oral and written communication. 5 minutes

Work session:
  1. Students will complete a crossword and short answer vocabulary activity   30 minutes
  2. Communication game pass right or left- : 15 minutes
  3. 2 gourps present communication project
  4. Close ticket out the door illustrate the relationship between activities and standard
 Technology use for Monday
•           Multimedia commercial
1.     Powerpoint
2.     MovieMaker
•           Desktop Publishing
  1. Publisher
  2. Word

Monday, August 11, 2014

Introduction to Business

Students will begin a project where a project manager leads a team and plans a community event. The students will be required to meet a strict deadline and work as a team to have the project and presentation ready to present to a group representing city council.(peers)The group will be charged with picking the best presentation.

Friday, August 1, 2014

Welcome Back! Get ready for an exciting new year. August 4-8th

We will begin the year learning about communication in business.  This unit is critical to the success of individuals and organization. I look forward to Monday. See you soon.