Monthly archives: September, 2016

Create a Classroom Facebook Page to Teach Marketing

My marketing class has been doing the marketing for the Litchfield Activities Department for about 8 weeks.  We have done the majority of our work using Facebook (www.facebook.com/GoLHSDragons), Twitter (https://twitter.com/GoLHSDragons), and Instagram (golhsdragons), and I have also had students create blog entries (http://lhsdragons.weebly.com/dragons-blog) to try and teach content marketing.  The concept of content marketing through blogging is …

PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business & Financial Literacy

Now is the time for you to experience the seminar that high school business and finance teachers are talking about. More than 1,100 high school educators from across the country have already attended the PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility. Why Should You Attend? This comprehensive, three-day learning experience is …

MBEA meeting at the MassCUE conference

For any MBEA members who may be attending the MassCUE Fall Conference at Gillette Stadium next month, please note that we have arranged for a suite to hold a meeting during one of the sessions. If you are available, please join us! The meeting will be at 2pm on Wednesday, October 19th. It is currently set for …

A High School Hackathon!

We received this information about the upcoming Hackathon for New England High School students, a competition hosted on October 8, 2016 in Burlington, MA. Please pass along to those in your school who may be interested. For more information: Website:  hacknehs.com Facebook page: facebook.com/hacknehs Twitter: @hackNEHS    

Award: NCWIT Aspirations in Computing

Applications Now Open for High School Girls, Educators, and College Students! The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors high school women who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. This multi-tiered competition includes recognition at the national and local levels, serving all 50 states, the …

Conference: MoneyPower from W!seNY

For more information, visit wise-ny.org

Student Essay Contest from NEFE’s CashCourse

What is your biggest financial goal? Submit an essay that describes your financial goal, why it is important to you, and what you will do to reach that goal. Prizes: 1 grand prize winner – $1,500 1 second place winner – $750 4 runners up – $250 each The contest ends October 31, 2016. Submit …

Apps You Could Be Using: Canva

I’m a big fan of Canva – this website allows your students to design anything without having any coding or Photoshop skills. Canva is an industry tool. While using Canva in my Introduction to Business course, of my Sophomores explained how his sister, a marketing consultant, uses Canva every week to produce professional looking graphics. …

Guest bloggers are coming!

We have been working hard to bring you insights from some talented and experienced educators in business, technology, and more! In the coming months, we’ll be sharing their blog posts. If you are interested in sharing a blog post, please let us know HERE. We’d love to share original content, or re-launch something previously written. …

MassCUE conference registration is open!

Register Now The annual technology conference, Global Connections, Digital Learning is taking place in less than 6 weeks! Where:  Gillette Stadium When:  October 19 & 20, 2016 Keynote:  Dr. Dallas Dance, Superintendent of Schools, Baltimore Public Schools Featured Speakers:  Sherry Gick, Matt Miller, Allison Mollica, Dr. Kecia Ray, and Jessica Ross Schedule of workshops Conference …

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