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Entrepreneurship      110     New BrunswickProfessional Learning Day    January 8th, 2012
Presentation Outline   Introduction   Why the curriculum change   Difference between BOM and Entrepreneurship   Entrep...
Introduction    New Brunswick is facing economic   challenges; challenges that need beaddressed by ensuring the developmen...
Why the curriculum change      Create an updated document that is:   Easy to use   Clear goals and expectations   Encou...
Difference between        BOM and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurshipis about the creating and doing of business. BOM is t...
Entrepreneurship and FIT   Entrepreneurship 110 provides critical  business and analytical skills beneficial tostudents. T...
Entrepreneurship and FIT The FIT program focuses on developing:Network  support capabilityTechnical proficiencyEmployab...
Aim of curriculum for teachers Easy  to follow for teachers new to the  course Updated to reflect current and present  r...
Guiding PrinciplesEntrepreneurship curriculum and resources   focus on becoming work ready and developing problem solving ...
Guiding Principles                                            Look Fors                                                   ...
Curriculum outcomes GCO                              Topic                               Amount of                        ...
Aim of Curriculum for Students Develop  an entrepreneurial spirit Monitor their own progress through self  assessment S...
McCain Institute videos preview Rivers   Corbett (Relish Gourmet Burgers) Derekand Terri Riedle (Revolution Strategy) K...
Market planning guide for teachers Created to help teachers plan their own student entrepreneurship market. Preview   of...
Thank-youQuestions / Discussion        and Resource Sharingsarah-jane.smith@nbed.nb.ca
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Entrepreneurship 110 january 8th

  1. 1. Entrepreneurship 110 New BrunswickProfessional Learning Day January 8th, 2012
  2. 2. Presentation Outline Introduction Why the curriculum change Difference between BOM and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship and FIT Aim of curriculum for teachers Guiding Principals of Curriculum Curriculum outcomes Aim of curriculum for students McCain Institute videos preview Market Planning guide for teachers Discussion and questions Sharing of resources
  3. 3. Introduction New Brunswick is facing economic challenges; challenges that need beaddressed by ensuring the development of productive citizens offering a contribution to society. Such challenges can only be met if NB has innovative high school graduates, possessing essential entrepreneurial competencies.
  4. 4. Why the curriculum change Create an updated document that is: Easy to use Clear goals and expectations Encourages risk taking, innovation and creativity Fosters an entrepreneurial spirit in studentsNew Brunswick driven Entrepreneurship curriculum
  5. 5. Difference between BOM and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurshipis about the creating and doing of business. BOM is the theory and ideas behind business. (Think Introduction to Business at university)
  6. 6. Entrepreneurship and FIT Entrepreneurship 110 provides critical business and analytical skills beneficial tostudents. This experience will help students gain success in post-secondary and employment. Without taking on any extra course load, students can obtain FIT certification
  7. 7. Entrepreneurship and FIT The FIT program focuses on developing:Network support capabilityTechnical proficiencyEmployability/essential skillsBusiness/entrepreneurship aptitude
  8. 8. Aim of curriculum for teachers Easy to follow for teachers new to the course Updated to reflect current and present reality Provide ideas for assignments, assessments and strategies to help deliver the course Project Based Learning and Universal Design for Learning
  9. 9. Guiding PrinciplesEntrepreneurship curriculum and resources focus on becoming work ready and developing problem solving skills for real world unpredictable problems by:
  10. 10. Guiding Principles Look Fors   •Being meaningful to the students’ reality Evaluating real world business case studies   •Incorporating multiple perspectives Develop a written business plan  •Engage in cross curricular activity    Identify and profile successful entrepreneurs •Promote digital literacy skills provincially, nationally and internationally •Promote critical thinking and problem solving    Demonstrate understanding of different types of •Support creativity and innovation  business and which type of business is appropriate for   certain businesses•Promoting diverse learning and assessment strategies   •Have a high level of rigor and relevance Identify business opportunities in the local community •Promote initiative and responsibility    •Promote communication and collaboration   Act ethically when developing and implementing the  mini venture   Identify local agencies  that can  support them in  venture(s) development   Using current business news and issues  
  11. 11. Curriculum outcomes GCO Topic Amount of TimeGCO 1 Students demonstrate entrepreneurial concept.  4 weeksGCO 2 Students develop business plan outlines for mini-ventures,  encouraging improvements through their implementation. 7.5 weeksGCO 3 Students develop a major business plan for a venture,  ultimately resulting in an entrepreneurial fair. 7.5 weeks
  12. 12. Aim of Curriculum for Students Develop an entrepreneurial spirit Monitor their own progress through self assessment Student engagement Student lead exploration Plan and executing their own venture(s)
  13. 13. McCain Institute videos preview Rivers Corbett (Relish Gourmet Burgers) Derekand Terri Riedle (Revolution Strategy) Kara Hachey (Go-Go Gymnastics)
  14. 14. Market planning guide for teachers Created to help teachers plan their own student entrepreneurship market. Preview of document
  15. 15. Thank-youQuestions / Discussion and Resource Sharingsarah-jane.smith@nbed.nb.ca

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