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Entrepreneur Lit Review Presentation


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Presentation about what works in entrepreneurial education.

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Entrepreneur Lit Review Presentation

  1. 1. Entrepreneurial Education A study in necessity and implementation
  2. 2. Entrepreneurship is more than Start-Ups and New Jobs World Economic Forum Entrepreneurship is turning ideas into action
 A key competency for ALL 
 (Schimmel, 2016)
  3. 3. Benefits of Entrepreneurial Education • Analytical Thinking • Creativity • Reflection (Norwegian Directorate for Education & Training, 2011)
  4. 4. What Works and What Does Not?
  5. 5. Authentic Learning Experiences Not Available in Most Schools We need more programs that immerse learners in active environments where they acquire life-long skills (Adams et al., 2016)
  6. 6. Learn Lessons From Established Entrepreneurs Utilize novels, short stories and guest speakers as case studies (Bumpus & Burton, 2008)
  7. 7. Create Meaningful Partnerships Between the Community and Your School Engage students in community- based learning that both serves the community and addresses their learning needs (Boethel & Southwest Educational Development Lab, 2000)
  8. 8. Students Are Not Prepared for 21st Century Economy Workers frequently change jobs Memorizing facts and standardized tests is no longer sufficient Deeper learning along with transferable skills and competencies are now needed (Hilton, 2015)
  9. 9. –John Dewey “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.”
  10. 10. Develop the capacities of young people to be self-directed innovators not passive receivers of knowledge (Wagner, 2012) Transform the Classroom Experience
  11. 11. We NEED students with an entrepreneurial spirit Active Learning Environments • Authentic Problems • Connected to Community Leaders and Entrepreneurs • Self-Directed Innovators
  12. 12. Authentic Problems and Active Learning Environments Students will create their own coffee shop and learn to perform all aspects of the business from the selection of product to the marketing mix to the profit and loss statement.
  13. 13. Connected to Community Leaders and Entrepreneurs Community leaders and entrepreneurs will be brought in to mentor our students throughout each phase of building their business.
  14. 14. Self-Directed Innovators Throughout the initiative students will be constructing their learning based on the questions they devise to build their business.
  15. 15. Adams Becker, S., Freeman, A., Giesinger Hall, C., Cummins, M., and Yuhnke, B. (2016). NMC/CoSN horizon 
 report: 2016 k-12 edition. Austin, Texas: The New Media Consortium. Boethel, M., & Southwest Educational Development Lab., A. T. (2000). Rural student entrepreneurs: Linking 
 commerce and community. (Benefits)[Squared]: The Exponential Results of Linking School Improvement and 
 Community Development, Issue Number Three. Bumpus, M. A., & Burton, G. (2008). Chapters in the life of an entrepreneur: A case study. Journal Of 
 Education For Business, 83(5), 302-308. Hilton, Margaret. (2015). Preparing students for life and work. Issues in Science and Technology, 31(4). Retrieved 
 from Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training. (2011). National curriculum for knowledge promotion in primary 
 and secondary education and training. Oslo: Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training. 
 Schimmel, I. (2016). Entrepreneurial educators: A narrative study examining entrepreneurial educators in 
 launching innovative practices for k-12 schools. Contemporary Issues In Education Research, 9(2), 53-58. Wagner, T. (2012). Creating innovators: The making of young people who will change the world. New York, NY: 
 Scribner. References