BizWorld--Arizona Association of Teachers of Math


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  • -To finalize each stage, you fill out the finance worksheet. -record all cash in and cash out. -In the other section, you can record any additional BizBucks for a management techniques/audits/or parent letters. Teacher Tip : One tip is to fill out the common amounts in green and the varied amounts in red (stop and check your ledger) PART A: TEST
  • -At the end of each stage of the cycle, you should collect rent and salaries Teacher Tip: You might have to explain that the salaries are a company expense, which is the reason they are not receiving the salaries.
  • - However, this time they have an option to take out a bank loan or pitch to the V.C. -Explain this resource and how it can be used to guide a role play -After you explain what a loan and interest is, they have to make a choice
  • Turn to S22 -Have students make three piles and create a pricing structure. Teacher Tip : Complete in pencil
  • Ways to engage volunteers
  • Complete survey and answer questions.
  • BizWorld--Arizona Association of Teachers of Math

    1. 1. AATM 2011 Math Through Project-Based Learning Projects Presenter: Jennifer Marquez
    2. 2. How BizWorld Helps Teachers Help Students
    3. 3. <ul><li>Integrates business, entrepreneurship and finance as students start, fund, and run a company in a simulated real-world environment </li></ul><ul><li>Companies create revenue stream, deduct expenses, experience profit/loss, formulate income statement, and value company </li></ul>
    4. 4. BizWorld Program Framework
    5. 5. BizWorld Currency
    6. 6. Financial Vocabulary
    7. 7. BizWorld Jobs
    8. 8. BizWorld Job Application
    9. 10. Raising Capital
    10. 11. BizWorld Design
    11. 13. BizWorld Manufacturing
    12. 15. BizWorld Marketing
    13. 18. BizWorld Sales
    14. 20. BizWorld Finance
    15. 22. Real-World Math
    16. 27. Don’t forget rent and salaries! <ul><li>Rent: $1BB per company </li></ul><ul><li>Salary: $1BB per employee </li></ul>
    17. 29. Math Skills Development in Context
    18. 30. How a Bank Makes Money
    19. 34. Pricing Worksheet
    20. 46. Volunteer Opportunities <ul><li>Company Advisors </li></ul><ul><li>State Government </li></ul><ul><li>Venture Capitalist </li></ul><ul><li>Store Keeper </li></ul><ul><li>Banker </li></ul><ul><li>Shoppers </li></ul>
    21. 47. Fundraising Opportunities Jen’s Story
    22. 48. MOUNT CARMEL SCHOOL USES BIZWORLD TO RAISE MONEY FOR JAPAN DISASTER RELIEF Redwood City - April 27, 2011 <ul><li>“ Teaching BizWorld will rank in my top 5 experiences of being a teacher. The program is easy to use, exciting to teach and allows my students to learn in a way that they have never done before…To be able to give students a learning experience that is fun, educational and applicable to their real life has been an amazing experience as a teacher.” </li></ul><ul><li>-Jennifer Bruzzone, 6 th grade teacher </li></ul>
    23. 49. BROOK FOREST ELEMENTARY BUSINESS PROJECT SUPPORTS JAPAN RELIEF By Steve Schering Contributor, Chicago Sun Times May 17, 2011 <ul><li>Fourth graders invest in third graders’ companies. </li></ul><ul><li>“ It’s a little harder than I thought,” third grade student and Best Beads President Maggie Huber said. “We first had to see if the fourth grade wanted to invest in us and then we made the bracelets. We want to at least make $1,000 to pay back our loans and invest in next year’s class.” </li></ul>
    24. 50. <ul><li>3-8 th Grade </li></ul><ul><li>10-15 hours to implement </li></ul><ul><li>Aligned to standards </li></ul><ul><li>Project-based </li></ul><ul><li>Real-world math </li></ul><ul><li>Naturally differentiated </li></ul><ul><li>Interdisciplinary </li></ul><ul><li>21 st Century skills </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom/After School/Summer School </li></ul><ul><li>Effective for all students </li></ul><ul><li>Remedial, gifted, at-risk (RTI) </li></ul><ul><li>Character education </li></ul><ul><li>Career connections (CTE) </li></ul><ul><li>Special education </li></ul><ul><li>English learners </li></ul><ul><li>Engages community members/parents </li></ul>
    25. 52. <ul><li>Free curriculum downloads for teachers! </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>415.503.5880 </li></ul>