Saturday, Aug. 26th, the South Florida DEN joined 250 teachers on an entrepreneurial field trip with their own children and grandchildren. The teachers watched hundreds of TREPs in action during this cool day at Wannado City. The term TREP (enTREPreneur) has been coined to mean, "a 30-year old or younger who owns his/her own business." While the teachers were in the auditorium, all their little "TREPs for the day" (their young guests) were treated to Circus College and actually learned to run the circus.
In the teacher presentation, we heard alarming statistics from Broward County’s Career and Technical Specialist Debra Wells. She drove the need home to start our students early to make the relevant connection to school and work.
I showed "The Paper Boy," a unitedstreaming video about an young TREP and demonstrated how the teachers can create their own field trip to Wannado City using Assignment Builder and Quiz Builder in unitedstreaming. Since no one would want to walk around with handouts and resources, I created the little postcard above so that the teachers can get back to this blog for the electronic version of the lesson. Check these Assignment Builder lessons out.
This quiz has only five questions. You can easily make on of these for your students in unitedstreaming!
This lesson is designed for the teacher to plan an entrepreneurial lesson.
Since unitedstreaming is VERY new in Broward County, the teachers asked me to post the informational link for them in BEEP. I also promised the avenue for you to the very cool, "Did You Know" PowerPoint. I recommend scrolling to the bottom of Rachel’s blog for Maryland and looking at the .mwp file of the PowerPoint. It’s smooth.
I am waiting on some pictures from my DEN members about the day to give you all a sneak preview. It sure was fun. Check out Danielle’s little boy’s adventure. Joey: Arrested in Fort Lauderdale.
As Alan November reminds us, "The real revolution is the ability to work without a boss." Isn’t that what we all want for our students?