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lessonVacant Lot Opportunity Mindset

Today and every day, across America from coast to coast, from rural communities, to the suburbs, to inner-cities, America’s students will walk, pedal and ride past a landsca…

lessonEye Spy

Entrepreneurs learn through observation. They observe the marketplace, trends, business models, the behavior of businesses and consumers, how value is being created, Principle…

lesson100 Entrepreneurs

The 100 Entrepreneurs who Changed the World activity allows students the opportunity to independently research an entrepreneur from history who made an impact on the…

lessonA Decade of Entrepreneurs

The Decade of Entrepreneurship activity affords your students the opportunity to research an entire decade worth of entrepreneurs and share that knowledge with
thei…

lessonThe Creativity Minute

This activity is all about developing our brains in a way that allows us to be creative problem-solvers.  …

lessonVocabulary Frames

Vocabulary Frames is one strategy you can implement to teach business-related vocabulary. This activity can be implemented as a stand-alone activity or be coupled with any YE …

lessonHack My School

A hackathon is a sprint-like design event with a specific focus. The goal of the hackathon is to improve upon or innovate a selected industry, service, or even a company. Hack…

lessonMockups

Mockups is a game created by Dr. Liz Gerber, professor at Northwestern University with the help of her students. Mockups can be implemented quickly to give students practice e…

lessonSilicon Valley Startups

Silicon Valley Startups™ is the hilarious game of pitching crazy companies. Entrepreneurs must think on their feet and convince an Investor to fund their startup company. Th…

lessonPop-Up Business Challenge

It can be easy to be creative and plan a business when the sky is the limit, but how creative can students be when strict constraints limit opportunities? Students will be ask…

lessonChain Reaction

Creative destruction is a powerful force that has spurred innovation over centuries. While many see the dissolution of a labor force as a negative, it is important to consider…

lessonS.W.O.T. Analysis

In this two-part activity, students will complete a S.W.O.T. Analysis for a business. A S.W.O.T. Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) is a common busine…

lessonTicket Out

There are many strategies for checking for student understanding of class material. One quick, easy and effective strategy is the “ticket out the door”. Students need to r…

lessonPersonal Branding Project

This is a project to help your students understand brands and create a brand for themselves. This is a good time to discuss why creating a brand for yourself is impo…

lessonHuman Treasure Hunt

This is an activity to help your students get to know one another better and practice their soft skills.

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YE equips students to overcome barriers and adversity with an opportunity mindset. In this exercise, students get to practice pushing past barriers as a team — and remaining…

lessonWhat’s in a Handshake?

For most of us adults, a handshake is simple, easy, and it comes naturally. That is not the case for most of our students. And unfortunately, there are a lot of ways…

lessonMarshmallow Towers

Marshmallow Towers is an activity that allows your students to gain a basic understanding of different business structures. Students, working in groups, are randomly…

lessonInvention Activity

There are many ways you can foster creativity in your students and the Invention Activity is one of them. In the Invention Activity there is no right or wrong, no im…

lessonInnovation Activity

The Innovation Activity gives the student an opportunity to take an existing product and improve it. When doing this activity it is important to remind students that…

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