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Course Description: This course establishes basic foundations for further study in business and marketing courses and provides essential information for making financial and economic decisions. Students learn about the fundamentals of the American free enterprise system and world economies; application of sound money management for personal and family finances; credit management; consumer rights and responsibilities; forms of business ownership; risk and insurance; and the importance of international trade. Leadership development will be provided through FBLA and/or DECA. (This course is cross referenced with MarketingEducation.)

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  • Thursday, October 18, 2017Thursday, October 18, 2017

    It's a Thrilling Thursday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.

    Agenda:  

    Review for the formative assessment (get from the sub)

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the difference between a checking and savings account.

    I understand how to record checks and write checks.

    I understand how to reconcile a bank statement.

  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017Wednesday, October 18, 2017

    It's a Wonderful Wednesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.

    Consider the following:

    1.  The process of making the bank statement balance match the check register's balance is known as this.

    2.  Deposits always add or subtract from the balances?

    3.  Checks, EFTs, fees, debit card purchases, and ATM withdrawals always add or subtract from the balances?

    Agenda:  

    Go over bellwork

    Review reconciling a bank statement.

    Complete Lesson 7.

    Time for practice on the following:

    figuring unit costs

    figuring simple interest

    figuring gross pay

    figuring net pay

    Retakes/assessments

    Learning Targets:

    I can calculate gross pay.

    I can calculate net pay.

    I understand the difference between a checking and savings account.

    I understand how to record checks and write checks.

    I understand how to reconcile a bank statement.

  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    It's a Terrific Tuesday in Business Principles!

    Assessment today over figuring gross pay, deductions, and net pay.

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.

    Consider the following questions:

    1.  John's regular pay is $1,026.58.  His OT pay is $159.44.

    What is John's gross pay?

    What are John's deductions if they are 25% of his gross pay?

    What is John's net pay?

    2.  Mary gets paid biweekly.  She worked 39 hours during week one and 37 hours during week 2.  Her hourly pay rate is $9.55.  Her deductions are 20% of her gross pay.

    What is Mary's net pay?

    Agenda:  

    Go over bellwork

    Formative assessments on pay.

    Learning Targets:

    I can calculate gross pay.

    I can calculate net pay.

    I understand the difference between a checking and savings account.

    I understand how to record checks and write checks.

    I understand how to reconcile a bank statement.

  • Monday, October 16, 2017Monday, October 16, 2017

    It's a Marvelous Monday in Business Principles!

    Assessment tomorrow over figuring gross pay, deductions, and net pay.

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.

    Consider the following questions:

    Review:

    Sam worked 38 hours one week and 40 hours the second week . We gets paid biweekly.

    His hourly pay rate is $10.42.

    His deductions are 22% of his gross pay.

    Figure Sam's net pay.

    Based on Sam's net pay, figure the maximum amount he should spend on housing.

    What is the least amount Sam should be saving?

    Agenda:  

    Go over bellwork

    Continue banking activities

    Learning Targets:

    I understand different types of savings options.

    I understand the difference between a checking and savings account.

    I understand how to record checks and write checks.

  • Tuesday, October 10, 2017Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    It's a Terrific Tuesday Monday in Business Principles!

    Formative today on classifying items in a budget/budget categories:  income, savings, fixed, flexible, discretionary

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.

    Consider the following questions:

    What's the difference between a savings account and a checking account?

    Where do you record all of your checking account transactions?

    Which is the better deal on ketchup?

    10 oz for $1.59

    17 oz for $2.88 or

    25 oz for $3.79

    Agenda:  

    Go over bellwork.

    Formative on classifying items into budget categories.

    Banking activities

    Learning Targets:

    I understand different types of savings options.

    I understand the difference between a checking and savings account.

    I understand how to record checks and write checks.

  • Monday, October 9, 2017Monday, October 9, 2017

    It's a Marvelous Monday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.

    Consider the following questions:

    What's the difference between a regular savings account, a certificate of deposit, and a money market account?

    Agenda:  

    Figuring simple and compound interest.

    Introduction to banking unit.  http://www.themint.org/kids/tracking-your-checking-account.html

    Banking activities

    Learning Targets:

    I understand different types of savings options.

    I understand the difference between a checking and savings account.

    I understand how to record checks and write checks.

  • Friday, October 6, 2017Friday, October 6, 2017

    It's a Fabulous Friday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.

    Consider the following questions:

    Which category of the budget does each belong?

    Interest earned

    Allowance

    Rent

    Groceries

    Car Insurance

    New designer purse

    Concert tickets

    Electricity

    Agenda:  

    Discuss Lesson 6 on Shopping.

    Discuss Lesson 18, Insurance (renter's insurance). Handout should be in your folders.

    Introduction to banking unit.  http://www.themint.org/kids/tracking-your-checking-account.html

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the different parts of a budget.

    I understand how to live on a budget.

    I can figure net pay.

    I understand how to calculate housing costs.

    I understand the importance of renter's/homeowner's insurance.

    I understand the difference between a checking and savings account.

    I understand how to record checks and write checks.

  • Thursday, October 5, 2017Thursday, October 5, 2017

    It's a Thrilling Thursday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.

    Consider the following questions:

    Figure the net pay for a semi-monthly pay period:

    You get paid twice a month, no matter the number of days in the month.  The gross pay for each check is $1,140.67

    Deductions are 31% of gross pay

    Based on your answer above, what is the maximum you should spend each month on housing?

    Agenda:  

    Finish Lesson 6 on Shopping. Put the paper into your folders.

    Do Lesson 18, Insurance (renter's insurance). Get the handout from the sub and when completed, place into your folders.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the different parts of a budget.

    I understand how to live on a budget.

    I can figure net pay.

    I understand how to calculate housing costs.

    I understand the importance of renter's/homeowner's insurance.

  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017Wednesday, October 4, 2017

    It's a Wonderful Wednesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.

    Consider the following questions:

    Figure the net pay:

    Two weeks' hours (biweekly) is 80.

    Pay rate is $8.25 per hour

    Deductions are 25% of gross pay

    Based on your answer above, what is the maximum you should spend each month on housing?

    Agenda:  

    Today, we will continue our unit on personal finance.

    Finish Lesson 3.

    Lesson 6 on Shopping.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the different parts of a budget.

    I understand how to live on a budget.

    I can figure net pay.

    I understand how to calculate housing costs.

  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017Tuesday, October 3, 2017

    It's a Terrific Tuesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.

    Check out this link to learn more about the cost of living in other cities.  100 is the average cost of living index.  Anything above, means it would cost more to live there.  Anything below, means it would be cheaper to live there.

    http://www.areavibes.com/cost-of-living-calculator/

    Next, check out this link for more information:

     https://www.moving.com/real-estate/compare-cities/

    Agenda:  

    Today, we will continue our unit on personal finance.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the different parts of a budget.

    I understand how to live on a budget.

  • Monday, October 2, 2017Monday, October 2, 2017

    It's a Marvelous Monday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  

    Agenda:  

    Today, we will begin our unit on personal finance.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the different parts of a budget.

  • Thursday, September 28, 2017Thursday, September 28, 2017

    It's a Thrilling Thursday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    ******IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:  YOU WILL HAVE A SUMMATIVE OVER THE FOUR PS OF MARKETING TODAY.  THIS INCLUDES PRICE, PLACE, PRODUCT, AND PROMOTION

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Assessments

    3.  Begin unit on personal finance.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the terms involved in purchasing (inventory, stock, vendor, etc.)

    I understand the terms associated with staffing.

    I understand the terms associated with promotion of the marketing mix.

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017Wednesday, September 27, 2017

    It's a Wonderful Wednesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    ******IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:  YOU WILL HAVE A SUMMATIVE OVER THE FOUR PS OF MARKETING ON THURSDAY.  THIS INCLUDES PRICE, PLACE, PRODUCT, AND PROMOTION

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Go over Lessons 6 and 7

    3.  Review product and promotion

    4.  Lesson 5 on financing

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the terms involved in purchasing (inventory, stock, vendor, etc.)

    I understand the terms associated with staffing.

    I understand the terms associated with promotion of the marketing mix.

  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017Tuesday, September 26, 2017

    It's a Terrific Tuesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    ******IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:  YOU WILL HAVE A SUMMATIVE OVER THE FOUR PS OF MARKETING ON WEDNESDAY.  THIS INCLUDES PRICE, PLACE, PRODUCT, AND PROMOTION

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Lesson 6, Market Research

    3.  If time permits, Lesson 7, Targeted Marketing

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the terms involved in purchasing (inventory, stock, vendor, etc.)

    I understand the terms associated with staffing.

    I understand the terms associated with promotion of the marketing mix.

  • Monday, September 25, 2017Monday, September 25, 2017

    It's a Marvelous Monday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    ******IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:  YOU WILL HAVE A SUMMATIVE OVER THE FOUR PS OF MARKETING ON WEDNESDAY.  THIS INCLUDES PRICE, PLACE, PRODUCT, AND PROMOTION

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2. Making presentations https://www.skillsyouneed.com/present/presentation-tips.html

    3.  Continue with the promotional project presentations

    4.  Review for summative on Wednesday.

    5.  Lesson 5, Financing

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the terms involved in purchasing (inventory, stock, vendor, etc.)

    I understand the terms associated with staffing.

    I understand the terms associated with promotion of the marketing mix.

  • Thursday, September 21, 2017Thursday, September 21, 2017

    It's a Thrilling Thursday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2. Assessment

    3. Making presentations https://www.skillsyouneed.com/present/presentation-tips.html

    4.  Continue with the promotional project presentations

    5.  Lesson 5, Financing

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the terms involved in purchasing (inventory, stock, vendor, etc.)

    I understand the terms associated with staffing.

    I understand the terms associated with promotion of the marketing mix.

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    It's a Wonderful Wednesday in Business Principles!

    ***IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT****

    You will have a formative assessment over promotion today (Wednesday).  Be sure to look over the student handout under the marketing folder and the promotion sub folder.

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2. Assessment

    3. Making presentations https://www.skillsyouneed.com/present/presentation-tips.html

    4.  Continue with the promotional project presentations

    5.  Lesson 5, Financing

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the terms involved in purchasing (inventory, stock, vendor, etc.)

    I understand the terms associated with staffing.

    I understand the terms associated with promotion of the marketing mix.

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    It's a Terrific Tuesday in Business Principles!

    ***IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT****

    You will have a formative assessment over promotion tomorrow (Wednesday).  Be sure to look over the student handout under the marketing folder and the promotion sub folder.

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Making presentations https://www.skillsyouneed.com/present/presentation-tips.html

    3.  Continue with the promotional project presentations

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the terms involved in purchasing (inventory, stock, vendor, etc.)

    I understand the terms associated with staffing.

    I understand the terms associated with promotion of the marketing mix.

  • Monday, September 18, 2017Monday, September 18, 2017

    It's a Marvelous Monday in Business Principles!

    ***IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT****

    You will have a formative assessment over promotion on Wednesday.  Be sure to look over the student handout under the marketing folder and the promotion sub folder.

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Making presentations https://www.skillsyouneed.com/present/presentation-tips.html

    3.  Continue with the promotional project

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the terms involved in purchasing (inventory, stock, vendor, etc.)

    I understand the terms associated with staffing.

    I understand the terms associated with promotion of the marketing mix.

  • Friday, September 15, 2017Friday, September 15, 2017

    It's a Fabulous Friday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Making presentations https://www.skillsyouneed.com/present/presentation-tips.html

    3.  Promotional project

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the terms involved in purchasing (inventory, stock, vendor, etc.)

    I understand the terms associated with staffing.

    I understand the terms associated with promotion of the marketing mix.

  • Thursday, September 13, 2017Thursday, September 13, 2017

    It's a Thrilling Thursday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Present promotion handout projects.

    3.  Marketing/promotional campaigns

    Got Milk?  https://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/the-end-of-got-milk

    4.  Go over Lesson 4.

    5.  Making presentations https://www.skillsyouneed.com/present/presentation-tips.html

    6.  Promotional project

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the terms involved in purchasing (inventory, stock, vendor, etc.)

    I understand the terms associated with staffing.

    I understand the terms associated with promotion of the marketing mix.

  • Wednesday, September 13, 2017Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    It's a Wonderful Wednesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Present promotion handout projects.

    3.  Marketing/promotional campaigns

    Got Milk?  https://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/the-end-of-got-milk

    4.  Go over Lesson 4.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the terms involved in purchasing (inventory, stock, vendor, etc.)

    I understand the terms associated with staffing.

    I understand the terms associated with promotion of the marketing mix.

  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    It's a Terrific Tuesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Lesson 4, Promotion.  You should receive a packet from the sub. Be sure to review the terms section and complete all parts of the packet.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the terms involved in purchasing (inventory, stock, vendor, etc.)

    I understand the terms associated with staffing.

    I understand the terms associated with promotion of the marketing mix.

  • Monday, September 11, 2017Monday, September 11, 2017

    It's a Marvelous Monday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Lesson 3, Staffing (very short, non-tested lesson)

    3.  We finally get to the fourth P of the marketing mix, promotion.  See the student handout under the marketing folder, then the promotion sub folder.

    4.  Lesson 4, Promotion

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the terms involved in purchasing (inventory, stock, vendor, etc.)

    I understand the terms associated with staffing.

    I understand the terms associated with promotion of the marketing mix.

  • Friday, September 8, 2017Friday, September 8, 2017

    It's a Fabulous Friday in Business Principles!

    ****IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT******

    You will have a formative assessment over pricing today.  Be sure to look at the student pricing document located under the marketing folder, then the pricing sub folder.

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Look over your pricing handout to prepare for today's assessment.

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Kahoot review over pricing.

    3.  Pricing formative assessment.

    4.  Kahoot review over purchasing.

    4.  Lesson 3, Staffing

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the terms involved in purchasing (inventory, stock, vendor, etc.)

    I understand the terms associated with staffing.

  • Thursday, September 7, 2017Thursday, September 7, 2017

    It's a Thrilling Thursday in Business Principles!

    ****IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT******

    You will have a formative assessment over pricing tomorrow.  Be sure to look at the student pricing document located under the marketing folder, then the pricing sub folder.

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Look over your product and place handouts to prepare for today's assessments.

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Lesson 2, Purchasing

    3.  Lesson 3, Staffing

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the terms involved in purchasing (inventory, stock, vendor, etc.)

  • Wednesday, September 6, 2017Wednesday, September 6, 2017

    It's a Wonderful Wednesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Look over your product and place handouts to prepare for today's assessments.

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Assessments--make ups and retakes

    3.  Lesson 2, Purchasing

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the terms involved in purchasing (inventory, stock, vendor, etc.)

  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    It's a Terrific Tuesday in Business Principles!

    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    • Today, you will have a formative (multiple choice) assessment over the product and place of the marketing mix

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Look over your product and place handouts to prepare for today's assessments.

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Assessments

    3.  Continue Virtual Business Retailing Lesson 1, Pricing.

    4.  Lesson 2, Purchasing (terms)

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the workplace soft skills that are most valued by employers.

  • Friday, September 1, 2017Friday, September 1, 2017

    It's a Fabulous Friday in Business Principles!

    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    • On Tuesday, you will have a formative (multiple choice) assessment over the product and place of the marketing mix

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Consider the following:

    1.  This is also known as distribution strategy.

    2.  What are the considerations of place in the marketing mix?

    3.  This is  the path a product takes from producer (or manufacturer) to final user (or customer.

    4.  What does the typical distribution model look like?

    5.  What are each of the above (definition)?

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Soft Skills activities if weather permits.

    3.  Virtual Business Retailing Lesson 1, Pricing

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the workplace soft skills that are most valued by employers.

  • Friday, September 1, 2017Friday, September 1, 2017

    It's a Thrilling Thursday in Business Principles!

    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    • On Tuesday, you will have a formative (multiple choice) assessment over the product and place of the marketing mix

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Consider the following:

    1.  What are the goals of packaging?

    2.  What are the functions of packaging?  

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Soft Skills activities.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the difference between a corporation and a sole proprietorship or partnership.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the workplace soft skills that are most valued by employers.

  • Friday, September 1, 2017Friday, September 1, 2017

    It's a Fabulous Friday in Business Principles!

    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    • On Tuesday, you will have a formative (multiple choice) assessment over the product and place of the marketing mix

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Consider the following:

     

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Soft Skills activities.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the difference between a corporation and a sole proprietorship or partnership.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the workplace soft skills that are most valued by employers.

  • Thursday, August 31, 2017Thursday, August 31, 2017

    It's a Thrilling Thursday in Business Principles!

    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    • On Tuesday, you will have a formative (multiple choice) assessment over the product and place of the marketing mix

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Consider the following:

    1.  What are the goals of packaging?

    2.  What are the functions of packaging?  

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Soft Skills activities.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the difference between a corporation and a sole proprietorship or partnership.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the workplace soft skills that are most valued by employers.

  • Wednesday, August 30, 2017Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    It's a Wonderful Wednesday in Business Principles!

    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    • On Friday, you will have a formative (multiple choice) assessment over the product and place of the marketing mix

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Consider the following:

    1.  This strategy of the marketing mix deals with the goods or services your business will provide.

    2. List three features that the product includes.

    3.  This is the name, symbol, or design used to identify a product.

    4.  This the physical container or wrapper for your product.

    5.  This is the part of the packaged that is used to present information.

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Present Kahoot game or puzzle.

    4.  Workplace Talk.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the difference between a corporation and a sole proprietorship or partnership.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the workplace soft skills that are most valued by employers.

  • Tuesday, August 29, 2017Tuesday, August 29, 2017

    It's a Terrific Tuesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    1.  Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    2.  Review investing and corporations.  Take formative assessment.

    3.  Present Kahoot game or puzzle.

    4.  Workplace Talk.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks.

    I understand the difference between a corporation and a sole proprietorship or partnership.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the workplace soft skills that are most valued by employers.

  • Monday, August 28, 2017Monday, August 28, 2017

    It's a Marvelous Monday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    Continue discussion of the marketing mix:

    Today, we will do the Kahoot or puzzle game with price, place, and product.

    https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newSTR_94.htm

    Examples of the use of the Marketing Mix:

    http://www.marketingteacher.com/johnson-and-johnson-marketing-mix/

    https://www.slideshare.net/RyanBraganza/pepsi-marketing-mix

    http://www.marketing91.com/marketing-mix-mcdonalds/

    http://www.marketingteacher.com/nintendo-marketing-mix/

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks. 

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

  • Friday, August 25, 2017Friday, August 25, 2017

    It's a Fabulous Friday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    Continue discussion of the marketing mix:

    Today's focus will be on PRICE and a review activity of product and place.

    https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newSTR_94.htm

    Examples of the use of the Marketing Mix:

    http://www.marketingteacher.com/johnson-and-johnson-marketing-mix/

    https://www.slideshare.net/RyanBraganza/pepsi-marketing-mix

    http://www.marketing91.com/marketing-mix-mcdonalds/

    http://www.marketingteacher.com/nintendo-marketing-mix/

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks. 

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product, place, and price (of the marketing mix).

     

  • Thursday, August 24, 2017Thursday, August 24, 2017

    It's a Thrilling Thursday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    Continue discussion of the marketing mix:

    Today's focus will be on PLACE

    • What is a franchise?  (look it up)
    • How do people determine where to locate a franchise?  (look it up)  For example, do they look at the population of the area they are considering?
    • Use Google Earth to locate Kroger in Mt. Sterling. Consider the following about Kroger of Mt. Sterling:
      • Why is Mt. Sterling a good location for Kroger?  Why not Owingsville or Preston?
      • Where within Mt. Sterling is Kroger located?  Was/is this a good choice?
      • Consider parking, easy access, etc.  How does Kroger measure up?
    • Use Google Earth to look up the Fayette Mall in Mt. Sterling.  Consider the same questions as above for Kroger.
    • Link to the layout of the Fayette Mall:  http://www.shopfayette-mall.com/directory
    • Place is very important within a store.  Consider this typical supermarket layout (Can be found in the Place Folder)

    https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newSTR_94.htm

    Examples of the use of the Marketing Mix:

    http://www.marketingteacher.com/johnson-and-johnson-marketing-mix/

    https://www.slideshare.net/RyanBraganza/pepsi-marketing-mix

    http://www.marketing91.com/marketing-mix-mcdonalds/

    http://www.marketingteacher.com/nintendo-marketing-mix/

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks. 

    I understand the unique characteristics of a corporation.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the place (of the marketing mix).

    I understand franchises and how they select places/locations

  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    It's a Wonderful Wednesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    Continue discussion of the marketing mix:

    https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newSTR_94.htm

    Review Game:  https://matchthememory.com/mktgmixgame

     

    Examples of the use of the Marketing Mix:

    http://www.marketingteacher.com/johnson-and-johnson-marketing-mix/

    https://www.slideshare.net/RyanBraganza/pepsi-marketing-mix

    http://www.marketing91.com/marketing-mix-mcdonalds/

    http://www.marketingteacher.com/nintendo-marketing-mix/

    Today's focus will be on the PRODUCT

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks. 

    I understand the unique characteristics of a corporation.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the purpose, benefits, functions, and types of packaging used today.

    I can analyze a product's packaging.

  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    It's a Wonderful Wednesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    Continue discussion of the marketing mix:

    https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newSTR_94.htm

     

    Examples of the use of the Marketing Mix:

    http://www.marketingteacher.com/johnson-and-johnson-marketing-mix/

    https://www.slideshare.net/RyanBraganza/pepsi-marketing-mix

    http://www.marketing91.com/marketing-mix-mcdonalds/

    Today's focus will be on the PRODUCT

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks. 

    I understand the unique characteristics of a corporation.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the purpose, benefits, functions, and types of packaging used today.

    I can analyze a product's packaging.

  • Tuesday, August 22, 2017Tuesday, August 22, 2017

    It's a Terrific Tuesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    Continue discussion of the marketing mix:

    https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newSTR_94.htm

     

    Examples of the use of the Marketing Mix:

    http://www.marketingteacher.com/johnson-and-johnson-marketing-mix/

    https://www.slideshare.net/RyanBraganza/pepsi-marketing-mix

    http://www.marketing91.com/marketing-mix-mcdonalds/

    Today's focus will be on the PRODUCT

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks. 

    I understand the unique characteristics of a corporation.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

    I understand the vocabulary associated with the product (of the marketing mix).

    I understand the purpose, benefits, functions, and types of packaging used today.

    I can analyze a product's packaging.

  • Friday, August 18, 2017Friday, August 18, 2017

    TGIF! It's a Fabulous Friday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    Continue stock market game.  www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    Begin discussion of the marketing mix:

    https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newSTR_94.htm

     

    Examples of the use of the Marketing Mix:

    http://www.marketingteacher.com/johnson-and-johnson-marketing-mix/

    https://www.slideshare.net/RyanBraganza/pepsi-marketing-mix

    http://www.marketing91.com/marketing-mix-mcdonalds/

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in stocks. 

    I understand the unique characteristics of a corporation.

    I understand the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.

  • Friday, August 18, 2017Friday, August 18, 2017

    TGIF! It's a Fabulous Friday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Next, check out your stocks at marketwatch.com

    Agenda:  

    Continue investment unit (corporations):

    Stock Market Discussion

    Stock Market Game:

    www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in corporations.

    I understand the unique characteristics of a corporation.

  • Thursday, August 17, 2017Thursday, August 17, 2017

    It's a Thrilling Thursday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Think about the following:  What are the unique characteristics of a corporation?

    Agenda:  

    Continue investment unit (corporations):

    Stock Market Discussion

    Stock Market Game:

    www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in corporations.

    I understand the unique characteristics of a corporation.

  • Wednesday, August 16, 2017Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    It's a Wonderful Wednesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.

    Agenda:  

    Continue investment unit (corporations):

    Stock Market Discussion

    Stock Market Game:

    www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of investing in corporations.

  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017Tuesday, August 15, 2017

    It's a Terrific Tuesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.

    time

    Agenda:  

    Time Management "Quiz":  https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newHTE_88.htm

    Tips to manage your time:

    http://www.creativitypost.com/create/work_smarter_not_harder_21_time_management_tips_to_hack_productivity

    Upload assignment.

    Kahoot game on time management.

    Beginning of investment unit (corporations):

    Stock Market Discussion

    Stock Market Game:

    www.marketwatch.com/game/robinson-business-principles-

    Learning Targets:

    I understand how to effectively manage my time.

    I understand the basics of investing in corporations.

  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017Tuesday, August 15, 2017

    It's a Terrific Tuesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.

    Agenda:  

    Time Management "Quiz":  https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newHTE_88.htm

    Tips to manage your time:

    http://www.creativitypost.com/create/work_smarter_not_harder_21_time_management_tips_to_hack_productivity

    Upload assignment.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand how to effectively manage my time.

  • Monday, August 14, 2017Monday, August 14, 2017

    It's a Marvelous Monday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.

    Prepare an answer (written or in your head) for the following:

    1.  What is procrastination?

    2.  Why does one procrastinate?  And, what are some solutions to procrastination?

    3.  What are some things (barriers) that may get in your way when it comes to using your time effectively?

    Agenda:  

    Finish Lesson 1 in Virtual Business on time management.  Discuss

    Time Management "Quiz":  https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newHTE_88.htm

    Tips to manage your time:

    http://www.creativitypost.com/create/work_smarter_not_harder_21_time_management_tips_to_hack_productivity

    Small group activity on time management.

    Partner activity on time management.

    Upload assignment.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand how to effectively manage my time.

  • Friday, August 11, 2017Friday, August 11, 2017

    Welcome Back To School!

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and complete Sway presentations.

    Agenda:  

    Present Sway presentations.

    Go over course syllabus.

    Go over links and resources.

    Using Personal Finance software.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the basics of Sway.

    I understand how to effectively manage my time.

     

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