lessonCore Field Guide

This booklet is meant to serve as a field guide for implementing the Four Pillars of the YE program – eight Foundational Values, Soft Skills, Currency & Auctions and Tra…

lessonGrow Your Core Infographic

Come along this pathway and take your students on
an engaging, hands-on adventure. Follow it closely —
or innovate. Either way, you’ll equip them with the
knowledge, sk…

lessonCore Conversations

The Training & Curriculum team hosts a Core Conversations virtual training to walk participants through implementing the four pillars and the key concepts within the YE Co…

lessonFoundational Values: How To Guide

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…

lessonDesign Thinking How to Guide

This is a hands-on user-centered approach defined by the design thinking process, which is made up of five (5) stages; Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype, and Test.…

videoIntro

When creating these tools, we identified three instruction formats: a yearlong program, a semester program and a nine-week block. Visit our downloadable resources section for:…

lessonMarket Day

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

lessonPlanning Tools

The Youth Entrepreneurs curriculum is designed with flexibility in mind. You can implement it in a variety of ways. Get equipped to make it happen with our pacing guides, samp…

lessonBack of the Napkin

Hands on activities are crucial for learning in the Youth Entrepreneurs classroom. Most students learn values and concepts through experience better than through lecture. Back…

lessonCPV Triangle

At the very heart of being entrepreneurial is the world of voluntary exchange and creating win-win. We make hundreds of mutually beneficial trades every week. With this in min…

lessonHershey’s Market Research

This two-part activity is designed to familiarize your students with basic market research. The purpose of the activity is to give students an opportunity to, in Part 1, desig…

lessonTowers

Towers is a game that demonstrates the importance of both doing business profitably and also doing it “the right way.” After completing Towers, students better understand …

lessonDirt and Worms

The Dirt and Worms activity allows your students to continue to practice calculating COGS. This activity will set the foundation needed for your students to develop …

lessonCowboy Inkblot and Find the Numbers

This lesson is all about vision and sharing knowledge. It is important that any group, organization or business communicates their vision, has a shared vision, and shares the …

lessonThe Trading Game

The Trading Game engages students in a trading simulation designed to illustrate a complex marketplace in which goods and services are traded. Through several rounds of trade,…

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…

lessonPaper Airplane Factory

This activity engages students in the process of rapid prototyping, while facing challenges like scarcity and risk. Explore how to bring the Paper Airplane Factory to life in …

lessonPIT – Just the Basics

Pit is a fast-paced card game designed to simulate open outcry bidding for commodities. We use the game as a way for students to learn about trade and simple negotia…

lessonSpeak Out Cards

Speak Out Cards afford students the opportunity to practice standing in front of others and speaking extemporaneously. There is little risk but high return for the s…

lessonBoneyard

The Boneyard experience teaches students about communication and competition. Explore how to lead your class through the activity and teach market principles throughout. …

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