Forms Data Collection . . . Reverse The Order

I am not a fan of Google forms collecting data by putting the newest entries at the bottom. I often reuse forms with my students (I have some that I’ve been using since 2012) and can’t stand having to scroll to row 750 to find today’s entries. However, if you create a second tab in …

MBEA Business Teacher of the Year

Do you know an exceptional business educator in Massachusetts? Nominate him or her for the MBEA’s Teacher of the Year award! Applications are due by February 1, 2017. For more information and the application, please visit the Nominate page.   Congratulations to our previous winners!

MassCUE & MASCD Leadership Conference

Registration is now open for the spring leadership conference offered by MassCUE and MASCD. The focus of the conference will be “Leveraging Technology to Empower the Whole Child.” Where: College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA When: March 10, 2017 (Friday) Cost: $165 (early bird) / $195 Twitter: #MALeads17 Register now!

STEM opportunities from Junior Tech

There are several upcoming STEM opportunities for students in grades 4 – 9 offered through Junior Tech: Winter STEM Workshops Sharks 101 – Intro to Shark Biology Saturday, February 4, 2017 Sharks were present here on Earth before the dinosaurs. There are over 500 known species of sharks in the world, and they can be …

Happy New Year!

From the board of directors of the MBEA . . . “May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light. May good luck pursue you each morning and night.” An Irish Blessing

Scholarship Opportunities!

This information was passed along from Junior Achievement of Northern New England on behalf of the Yawkey Foundations. Please feel free to share with your students and colleagues.  

What makes someone want to be a Business Educator?

Why do we Teach?  How did we get here?  What makes someone want to be a Business Educator? I regularly teach the first year introduction to education course in our teacher education program.  The students come from all disciplines and programs.  They include prospective early childhood teachers, elementary school teachers, middle year teachers, arts educators, …

National Report Card on Adult Financial Literacy

Each year, Champlain College’s Center for Financial Literacy releases statistics on the individual states and their grades for financial literacy. How does Massachusetts stack up in terms of adult financial literacy? Click on Massachusetts to see our report card!

Special Opportunity from PwC-KWHS!

From PwC-KWHS: Hello! We are excited to share with you the Earn Your Future™ Classroom Rewards program, made possible through the PwC Charitable Foundation! This is an opportunity for prior attendees of the PwC-KWHS Seminars to receive a $250 DonorsChoose.org gift code by teaching financial literacy! The Earn Your Future™ Classroom Rewards program encourages teachers …

Summer Training for High School Teachers

From the MSCPA: An AICPA task force comprised of multiple stakeholders met in early 2016 and determined that the most feasible way to attract high-caliber students into the profession was to promote and grow the Accounting Pilot and Bridge Project (APBP). This curriculum, developed in 2006 by Dr. Dan Deines, CPA of Kansas State University, …

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