lessonBusiness Model Canvas

YE instills an entrepreneurial vision in students. And as they create their own business ideas, the Business Model Canvas is a powerful tool to jumpstart the entrepreneurial p…

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…

lessonThree-Legged Stool

In this lesson students will learn about the three-legged stool. The three-legged stool is an analogy for three things all businesses need to sustain long-term success. All bu…

lessonS.M.A.R.T. Goals

During this activity, students will examine the difference between a well-written S.M.A.R.T. goal and a poorly written goal.…

lesson9 Questions

The 9 questions were derived from a well-known tool used in business (BMC). The 9 questions remove the intimidating concepts and questions and replaces them with prompts stude…

video9 Questions

The 9 questions were derived from a well-known tool used in business (BMC). The 9 questions remove the intimidating concepts and questions and replaces them with prompts stude…

lessonFoundational Values: Behavior Model

At Youth Entrepreneurs, the principles that guide behavior are called Foundational Values. These YE values are central to our curriculum and significant in helping our student…

lessonMarket Day

Our experiential education model instills entrepreneurial and economic principles built for prosperity. YE transforms mindsets, empowering students to chase the opportunities …

lessonZip Code Lookup

Zip Code Lookup is a way for teachers to not only discuss what a market analysis is with students but also for students to conduct a brief market analysis of their own.…

videoIntro

The Business Model Canvas (or BMC) is a graphic organizer that is widely in use today to help entrepreneurs and businesses create a plan for success. This template for develop…

lessonTarget Market Person

In this activity, students will research a popular U.S. restaurant, then create a target person for the restaurant their team selects. Students will research the restaurant to…

lessonJones Soda Research & Development

The Jones Soda activity is a marketing activity that can be used to introduce the Marketing Mix to your students. It can also be used to dive deeper into marketing after havin…

lessonBMC – Partner Pitch

This activity can be used at any time during a class. You can use partner pitches at the beginning of a session or in the middle to keep students engaged and to take ownership…

lessonLego COGS Activity

The Lego Cost of Goods Sold Activity provides students the opportunity to calculate the cost of goods sold for a prototype they designed. The activity also allows students to …

lessonGoing Bananas

This lesson will help your students understand how markets work by engaging them in an activity where the price of a product is determined by buyers and sellers voluntarily tr…

lessonIce Cream Sundae

The Ice Cream Sundae activity allows your students to continue to practice calculating COGS and Price and Profit. This activity will build upon that foundation by ad…

videoSet-up

Watch how to set-up and prepare Dirt and Worms for your students. …

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…

videoDebrief

Uncover the Foundational Values in Dirt and Worms, and how our students can take their learning beyond the classroom. …

videoActivity

See Dirt and Worms in action, and get tips to implement in your classroom. …

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