General Business



Curriculum Guides


http://www.nde.state.ne.us/BMIT/Documents/BEFramework.pdf
Nebraska Curriculum Guide

http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/be10_sup.pdf
British Columbia – Business 10


Videos http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QND2O9mt4ls Good video for helping students decide whether they are interested in business. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrsTX7dLuaU This video gives students an understanding that the world of technology is changing and how it is effecting business.

Online Resources


http://www.bized.co.uk/
Great site for lessons and lesson ideas, also has many resources.

http://www.bbb.org/canada/
Better Business Bureau – this lets the students see the ethical side of business and the responsibility that a business has to the community.

http://www.businessweek.com/
Students can keep up to date on all of the latest news in the business world, great for teachers too!


Games/Simulations


http://www.btplc.com/societyandenvironment/Businessgame/
This site gives the student an opportunity to experience different types of games ranging from choices and dilemmas.


Articles


http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601103&sid=aOnB0fJrdEog&refer=news
On going AIG bonus scandal. Excellent article to spark discussion with a higher level class.

http://www.thestar.com/News/World/article/610844
G20 summit to attempt fix of world economy. This is an important time in business history and this is a good article to get in class discussions going, also could be a class project to meet as the G20 and come up with your own resolution.


Lesson Plans


http://www.bized.co.uk/educators/16-19/business/strategy/lesson/growth1.htm
This lesson gives students a beginning understanding on what to do when experiencing growth.

http://www.bized.co.uk/educators/16-19/business/strategy/lesson/busstrategy.htm
This lesson will teach students about basic business strategy.