Nehaunsey Middle School Best Practices Educational Technology

Nehaunsey Middle School Students create their own business with assistance from technology

Title: Becoming an Entreprenueur

Summary: Students will use critical thinking and technology skills as they develop a business idea and complete activities similar to those necessary for entrepreneurs to successfully launch a business. This is a culminating project that is designed to have students apply a variety of learned technology skills in a real world scenario and also allows for differentiated levels of technical, design, and strategic planning skills.

Grade Level: 7

Technologies used: word processing, spreadsheet, website design, desktop publishing, internet, photography, podcasting. (Also, depending on the business, some students also used video, audio recording, or a scanner)