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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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  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018Tuesday, September 25, 2018

    It's a Terrific Tuesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork: Look over your stocks on MarketWatch. Also, consider the following:

    What qualities make a good leader?

     Agenda:  

    We will continue looking at target markets.

    We will begin our discussion with leadership/management styles.

    What "color" are you?

    https://cdn.we.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Finding-Your-Leadership-Style-Worksheets1.pdf?_ga=2.262344588.1461442186.1537804798-160094865.1537804798

    What is your leadership style?

    https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/leadership-style-quiz.htm???????

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the purpose and benefits of target marketing and market research.

    I understand what makes a good leader/manager.

    I understand the different types of leadership styles.

  • Monday, September 24, 2018Monday, September 24, 2018

    It's a Marvelous Monday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork: Look over your stocks on MarketWatch. Summative assessment today over marketing--4 Ps (Promotion, Product, Place, and Price)

     Agenda:  

    Today, we will review for the summative assessment.

    We will also continue looking at target markets.

    We will begin our discussion with leadership/management styles.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the 4ps of marketing. (Product, Price, Place, and Promotion)

    I understand the critical vocabulary and concepts associated with the 4 Ps of marketing.

    I understand the purpose and benefits of target marketing and market research.

  • Friday, September 21, 2018Friday, September 21, 2018

    It's a Fabulous Friday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork: Look over your stocks on MarketWatch. Summative assessment on Monday over marketing--4 Ps (Promotion, Product, Place, and Price)

     Agenda:  

    Go over I=PRT 

    Interest=Principal X Rate (as a decimal) X Time (in years)

    Figure the interest for the following:

    $18,000 loan at 6% interest for 60 months.

    $12,000 loan at 10% interest for 6 months.

    Today, we will further discuss financing and complete Lesson 5

    We will be looking at markets--market research and target markets.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the 4ps of marketing. (Product, Price, Place, and Promotion)

    I understand the critical vocabulary and concepts associated with the 4 Ps of marketing.

  • Thursday, September 20, 2018Thursday, September 20, 2018

    It's a Thrilling Thursday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork: Look over your stocks on MarketWatch. Summative assessment on Monday over marketing--4 Ps (Promotion, Product, Place, and Price)

     Agenda:  

    Go over bellwork

    Today, we will further discuss place.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the 4ps of marketing. (Product, Price, Place, and Promotion)

    I understand the critical vocabulary and concepts associated with the 4 Ps of marketing.

  • Wednesday, September 19, 2018Wednesday, September 19, 2018

    It's a Wonderful Wednesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork: Look over your stocks on MarketWatch. Be prepared to make your presentations today.

    Presentation Tips/Guidelines:

    https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/274646

     Agenda:  

    Go over bellwork

    Present promotion projects.

    Lesson 4 Promotion in Virtual Business, Retailing

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the 4ps of marketing. (Product, Price, Place, and Promotion)

    I understand the critical vocabulary and concepts associated with promotion.

  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    It's a Terrific Tuesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork: Look over your stocks on MarketWatch.

    If necessary, go ahead and get with your partner(s) to finish up your promotion project. You will be presenting after break.

    Presentation Tips/Guidelines:

    https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/274646

     Agenda:  

    Go over bellwork

    Continue working on promotion activities.

    Present promotion projects.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the 4ps of marketing. (Product, Price, Place, and Promotion)

    I understand the critical vocabulary and concepts associated with promotion.

  • Monday, September 17, 2018Monday, September 17, 2018

    It's a Marvelous Monday in Business Principles! Formative assessment today over promotion. Look here to review for the assessment:

    https://www.bath.kyschools.us/userfiles/65/Classes/33620/student%20marketing%20handout%20promo%20with%20highlight.pdf?id=39022

    Bellwork: Look over your stocks on MarketWatch.

    Go ahead and get with your partner(s) to work on your promotion project.

     Agenda:  

    Go over bellwork

    Continue working on promotion activities.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the 4ps of marketing. (Product, Price, Place, and Promotion)

    I understand the critical vocabulary and concepts associated with promotion.

  • Friday, September 14, 2018Friday, September 14, 2018

    It's a Fabulous Friday in Business Principles! Formative assessment on Monday over promotion

    Bellwork: Look over your stocks on MarketWatch.

    Go ahead and get with your partner(s) to work on your promotion project.

     Agenda:  

    Go over bellwork

    Continue working on promotion activities.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the 4ps of marketing. (Product, Price, Place, and Promotion)

    I understand the critical vocabulary and concepts associated with promotion.

  • Thursday, September 13, 2018Thursday, September 13, 2018

    It's a Thrilling Thursday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork: Look over your stocks on MarketWatch.

    Also, consider the following:

    What's the difference between publicity and advertising?

    What is the push method of promotion?

    What is the pull method of promotion?

     Agenda:  

    Go over bellwork

    Continue discussion of promotion and do promotion activities.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the 4ps of marketing. (Product, Price, Place, and Promotion)

    I understand the critical vocabulary and concepts associated with promotion.

  • Wednesday, September 12, 2018Wednesday, September 12, 2018

    It's a Wonderful Wednesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork: Look over your stocks on MarketWatch.

    Also, consider the following:

    You may go ahead and get with your partners to finish up the product teaching presentation, game, etc.  Be prepared to share these with your classmates.  Be prepared to teach your classmates about the material that you selected.

     Agenda:  

    Go over bellwork

    Continue discussion of promotion and do promotion activities.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the 4ps of marketing. (Product, Price, Place, and Promotion)

    I understand the critical vocabulary and concepts associated with promotion.

  • Friday, September 7, 2018Friday, September 7, 2018

    It's a Fabulous Friday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork: Look over your stocks on MarketWatch.

    Also, consider the following:

    You may go ahead and get with your partners to finish up the product teaching presentation, game, etc.  Be prepared to share these with your classmates.  Be prepared to teach your classmates about the material that you selected.

     Agenda:  

    Go over bellwork

    Continue discussion of promotion and do promotion activities.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the 4ps of marketing. (Product, Price, Place, and Promotion)

    I understand the critical vocabulary and concepts associated with promotion.

  • Thursday, September 6, 2018Thursday, September 6, 2018

    It's a Thrilling Thursday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork: Look over your stocks on MarketWatch.

    Also, consider the following:

    1. Sally works 40 hours one week and 38 hours another week.  She gets paid biweekly (every two weeks/every other week).  Her pay rate is $8.56 an hour.  What is Sally's gross pay?

    2.  If Sally's taxes and other deductions are 20% of her gross pay, what is Sally's take home/net pay?

    3.  Explain how to determine your staffing needs for your business.

     Agenda:  

    Go over bellwork

    Staffing:   http://www.bath.kyschools.us/userfiles/65/Classes/33620/lesson%203%20staffing.pdf?id=52115

    Finish VB Retailing lesson on staffing.

    Begin discussion of promotion and do promotion activities.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the 4ps of marketing. (Product, Price, Place, and Promotion)

    I understand how purchasing works within a business.

    I understand types/methods of inventory systems.

    I understand the concepts of staffing.

  • Wednesday, September 5, 2018Wednesday, September 5, 2018

    It's a Wonderful Wednesday in Business Principles! Formative Assessment today over product.   Review the student handout on product. http://www.bath.kyschools.us/olc/65/folder/33841/33620

     Bellwork: Look over your stocks on MarketWatch.

    Also, consider the following:

    What is inventory?

    What are two methods of keeping track of your inventory?

    What must you consider as the buyer of your company?

     Agenda:  

    Review student handout on product. http://www.bath.kyschools.us/olc/65/folder/33841/33620

    Review purchasing. http://www.bath.kyschools.us/userfiles/65/Classes/33620/lesson%202%20purchasing.pdf?id=52114

    Staffing:   http://www.bath.kyschools.us/userfiles/65/Classes/33620/lesson%203%20staffing.pdf?id=52115

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the 4ps of marketing. (Product, Price, Place, and Promotion)

    I understand how purchasing works within a business.

    I understand types/methods of inventory systems.

    I understand the concepts of staffing

  • Tuesday, September 4, 2018Tuesday, September 4, 2018

    It's a Terrific Tuesday in Business Principles! Formative Assessment tomorrow over product.   For retakes and make-ups on pricing, please look over this document on pricing:  http://www.bath.kyschools.us/olc/65/folder/33889/33620

     Bellwork: Look over your stocks on MarketWatch.

    Also, consider the following:

    What are the purposes of a label?

    What are the purposes of a package?

    What are some materials used in packaging?

    What should you consider when looking at packaging?

     Agenda:  

    Review the product:  student handout on product. http://www.bath.kyschools.us/olc/65/folder/33841/33620

    You will work on a packaging/product activity/I Scream for Ice Cream. Be sure to upload your finished project to this website.  http://www.bath.kyschools.us/olc/65/folder/33809/33620

    We will begin looking at purchasing. http://www.bath.kyschools.us/userfiles/65/Classes/33620/lesson%202%20purchasing.pdf?id=52114

     Learning Targets:

    I understand the 4ps of marketing. (Product, Price, Place, and Promotion)

    I understand how purchasing works within a business.

  • Thursday, August 30, 2018Thursday, August 30, 2018

    It's a Thrilling Thursday in Business Principles! Formative Assessment today over pricing.  Be sure to look over the student handout on pricing:  http://www.bath.kyschools.us/olc/65/folder/33889/33620

     Bellwork: Look over the student handout on pricing.  See above for link.

    Check on your stocks.

    Helpful Resources:  https://finance.yahoo.com/

    Game link:  http://www.marketwatch.com/game/krobbp

     Agenda:  

    Assessment over pricing.

    We will continue to discuss products--labels, brand, packaging, etc. today. Go over the student handout on product. http://www.bath.kyschools.us/olc/65/folder/33841/33620

    You will work on a packaging/product activity.  http://www.bath.kyschools.us/olc/65/folder/33809/33620

    If time permits, we will begin looking at purchasing. http://www.bath.kyschools.us/userfiles/65/Classes/33620/lesson%202%20purchasing.pdf?id=52114

     Learning Targets:

    I understand the concept of investing.

    I understand how the stock market works.

    I understand how to invest my money into the stock market.

    I understand other types of investments, such as mutual funds, money market accounts, treasury bills, and certificates of deposit

    I understand the 4ps of marketing.

  • Monday, August 27, 2018Monday, August 27, 2018

    It's a Marvelous Monday in Business Principles! Bellwork

    Check on your stocks.

    Helpful Resources:  https://finance.yahoo.com/

    Game link:  http://www.marketwatch.com/game/krobbp

     Agenda:  

    Finish up our Virtual Business lesson on pricing.

    We will continue to discuss pricing strategies today. If time permits, we will also be looking further into the product/packaging.

     Learning Targets:

    I understand the concept of investing.

    I understand how the stock market works.

    I understand how to invest my money into the stock market.

    I understand other types of investments, such as mutual funds, money market accounts, treasury bills, and certificates of deposit

    I understand the 4ps of marketing.

  • Friday, August 24, 2018Friday, August 24, 2018

    It's a Fabulous Friday in Business Principles! Formative assessment today over investing.

    Bellwork

    Check on your stocks.

    Helpful Resources:  https://finance.yahoo.com/

    Game link:  http://www.marketwatch.com/game/krobbp

     Agenda:  

    Review 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 concept of investing.

    I understand how the stock market works.

    I understand how to invest my money into the stock market.

    I understand other types of investments, such as mutual funds, money market accounts, treasury bills, and certificates of deposit

    I understand the 4ps of marketing.

  • Thursday, August 23, 2018Thursday, August 23, 2018

    It's a Thrilling Thursday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Consider the following questions:

    Visit the following website and answer the following questions from the site:  Yahoo Finance

    1.  What are treasury bills?

    2.  What are certificates of deposit?

    3.  Fill in the blank.  The higher the risk, the (possible) higher _______.

     Agenda:  

    Check on your stocks.

    Helpful Resources:  https://finance.yahoo.com/

    Game link:  http://www.marketwatch.com/game/krobbp

    After examining our stocks, portfolio, Yahoo Finance, etc., we will do the following:

    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 concept of investing.

    I understand how the stock market works.

    I understand how to invest my money into the stock market.

    I understand other types of investments, such as mutual funds, money market accounts, treasury bills, and certificates of deposit

    I understand the 4ps of marketing.

  • Wednesday, August 22, 2018Wednesday, August 22, 2018

    It's a Wonderful Wednesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Consider the following questions:

    Visit the following website and answer the following questions from the site:  Yahoo Finance

    1.  What is the ticker for Amazon? 

    2.  If you were to purchase Amazon right now, how much would one share cost?  Can you afford one share?

    3.  Is Amazon up or down from when it opened this morning?

     Agenda:  

    There are all kinds of ways to invest your money.  Some aren't risky--like a savings account.  However, less risk usually means less rewards/money.  High risk, such as stocks, can offer high rewards; however, you can also lose a lot of money.  So, be careful and diversify your investments!

    Helpful Resources:  https://finance.yahoo.com/

    Game link:  http://www.marketwatch.com/game/krobbp

    After examining our stocks, portfolio, Yahoo Finance, etc., we will look at other types of investments and use Virtual Business.

     Learning Targets:

    I understand the concept of investing.

    I understand how the stock market works.

    I understand how to invest my money into the stock market.

    I understand other types of investments, such as mutual funds, money market accounts, treasury bills, and certificates of deposit

  • Tuesday, August 21, 2018Tuesday, August 21, 2018

    It's a Terrific Tuesday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Consider the following questions:

    When it comes to trading stocks, it is best to buy when the price is ______ and sell when the price is ________.

    Visit the following website and answer the following questions from the site:  Yahoo Finance

    1.  What is the ticker for Sprint? 

    2.  If you were to purchase Sprint right now, how much would one share cost?  How much would 20 shares cost?

    3.  Is Sprint up or down from when it opened this morning?

    4.  Click on the profile for Sprint.  (Right now, you are probably on "Summary" or "Chart."  You can find the profile by going to the tab(s) to the right. Once in profile, answer these questions:

    • How many full-time employees does Sprint hire?
    • What is the executive chairman's pay?
    • When was the company founded?
    • Where is Sprint's headquarters located?

    Agenda:  

    There are all kinds of ways to invest your money.  Some aren't risky--like a savings account.  However, less risk usually means less rewards/money.  High risk, such as stocks, can offer high rewards; however, you can also lose a lot of money.  So, be careful and diversify your investments!

    Helpful Resources:  https://finance.yahoo.com/

    Game link:  http://www.marketwatch.com/game/krobbp

    Only for those absent yesterday: Register with MarketWatch:   https://www.marketwatch.com/

    Join now, and see if you can win my 'krobBP' competition. The more participants the higher the level of competition. Can you master the market?

    Game created by: Ms. Robinson


    Use the information and directions below to join the game.

    1. Open this link and read the competition summary: 
      http://www.marketwatch.com/game/krobbp
    2. Click on the 'Join Now' button to get started. The password is: wildcats.
    3. If you are an existing MarketWatch member, enter your Email address and Password in the login panel and get set to trade. If you are a new user, follow the link for a Free account - it's easy!
    4. Follow the instructions and start trading!

    After examining our stocks, portfolio, Yahoo Finance, etc., we will look at other types of investments and use Virtual Business.

     Learning Targets:

    I understand the concept of investing.

    I understand how the stock market works.

    I understand how to invest my money into the stock market.

  • Monday, August 20, 2018Monday, August 20, 2018

    It's a Marvelous Monday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Consider the following questions:

    What does it mean to invest your money?

    Read over this website to learn more about investing (Be prepared to share your findings):  https://money.howstuffworks.com/personal-finance/financial-planning/how-to-start-investing.htm

    Agenda:  

    Intro to investing

    Helpful PowerPoint:  Investing PowerPoint

    Helpful Resource:  https://finance.yahoo.com/

    Register with MarketWatch:   https://www.marketwatch.com/

    Join now, and see if you can win my 'krobBP' competition. The more participants the higher the level of competition. Can you master the market?

    Game created by: Ms. Robinson


    Use the information and directions below to join the game.

    1. Open this link and read the competition summary: 
      http://www.marketwatch.com/game/krobbp
    2. Click on the 'Join Now' button to get started. The password is: wildcats.
    3. If you are an existing MarketWatch member, enter your Email address and Password in the login panel and get set to trade. If you are a new user, follow the link for a Free account - it's easy!
    4. Follow the instructions and start trading!

     Learning Targets:

    I understand the concept of investing.

    I understand how the stock market works.

    I understand how to invest my money into the stock market.

  • Friday, August 17, 2018Friday, August 17, 2018

    It's a Fabulous Friday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Complete your Lesson 1 Sim.  You'll need to open up Virtual Business and then open the Sim from there.  Follow all directions o the assignment.

    Did you successfully make it to September and keep excellent health while attending BOTH work and school?

    Agenda:  

    Finish Lesson 1 in Virtual Business on time management.  Discuss

    Time Management Self Assessment:

    https://www.uwo.ca/sdc/learning/selfhelp/assess_your_skills/time_management_selfassessment.html

    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

    https://www.lib.sfu.ca/system/files/28965/multi-time.pdf

    Learning Targets:

    I understand how to effectively manage my time.

  • Thursday, August 16, 2018Thursday, August 16, 2018

    It's a thrilling Thursday in Business Principles!

    Bellwork:  Complete your projects about yourself and get ready to present them.

    Agenda:  

    Getting to know you presentations:

    Using the software of your choice, create a brief presentation about yourself (You will be presenting these in class):

    • Name
    • Grade
    • Interests
    • Family (optional)
    • Goals (school and life)
  • Welcome Back!Welcome Back!

    Welcome Back To School!

    Agenda:  

    Introductions

    Using the website

    Classroom procedures, rules, and expectations.

    Go over course syllabus.

    Go over links and resources.

    Personal Questionnaire  

    Getting to know you presentations:

    Using the software of your choice, create a brief presentation about yourself (You will be presenting these in class):

    • Name
    • Grade
    • Interests
    • Family (optional)
    • Goals (school and life)

     

  • Friday, December 8, 2017Friday, December 8, 2017

    Good Afternoon! It's a Fabulous Friday in Business Principles! Assessment on Monday over global/international business

    Bellwork:

    Review the learning targets and agenda for today.

    Go to this link and review the vocabulary words (we will be playing a Kahoot game today):

     https://quizlet.com/163181319/chapter-3-business-in-the-global-economy-flash-cards/

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the vocabulary associated with a global business.

    I understand how the internet has influenced global sales/business.

    I understand appropriate business etiquette in other countries, and I can compare the differences to U.S. business etiquette.

    I understand what it means to be ethical in business actions and procedures.

    Agenda:

    Discuss Bellwork.

    Finish yesterday's partner activity.

    Business ethics link:

    http://www.gallopade.com/client/PDFs/CC_Business_Ethics.pdf

    Use the following link to learn more about business etiquette in the United States:  

    http://www.ediplomat.com/np/cultural_etiquette/ce_us.htm

    https://www.commisceo-global.com/country-guides/usa-guide

    Etiquette/Understanding Cultures:

    Free quizzes:  https://commisceo-global.com/quizzes/business-culture-quizzes

    http://www.cyborlink.com/

    https://www.commisceo-global.com/country-guides

    Have a great day! 

  • Thursday, December 7, 2017Thursday, December 7, 2017

    Good Afternoon! It's a Thrilling Thursday in Business Principles! 

    Bellwork:

    Review the learning targets and agenda for today. Next, get your presentations opened and ready to share/discuss.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the vocabulary associated with a global business.

    I understand how the internet has influenced global sales/business.

    I understand appropriate business etiquette in other countries, and I can compare the differences to U.S. business etiquette.

    I understand what it means to be ethical in business actions and procedures.

    Agenda:

    Discuss Bellwork.

    Finish yesterday's partner activity.

    Business ethics link:

    http://www.gallopade.com/client/PDFs/CC_Business_Ethics.pdf

    Use the following link to learn more about business etiquette in the United States:  

    http://www.ediplomat.com/np/cultural_etiquette/ce_us.htm

    https://www.commisceo-global.com/country-guides/usa-guide

    Etiquette/Understanding Cultures:

    Free quizzes:  https://commisceo-global.com/quizzes/business-culture-quizzes

    http://www.cyborlink.com/

    https://www.commisceo-global.com/country-guides

    Have a great day! 

  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    Good Afternoon! It's a Wonderful Wednesday in Business Principles! 

    Bellwork:

    Review the learning targets and agenda for today. Next, consider the following:

    How are introductions done in the US?

    Explain how you should shake hands.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the vocabulary associated with a global business.

    I understand how the internet has influenced global sales/business.

    I understand appropriate business etiquette in other countries, and I can compare the differences to U.S. business etiquette.

    I understand what it means to be ethical in business actions and procedures.

    Agenda:

    Discuss Bellwork.

    Continue yesterday's partner activity.

    Business ethics link:

    http://www.gallopade.com/client/PDFs/CC_Business_Ethics.pdf

    Use the following link to learn more about business etiquette in the United States:  

    http://www.ediplomat.com/np/cultural_etiquette/ce_us.htm

    https://www.commisceo-global.com/country-guides/usa-guide

    Etiquette/Understanding Cultures:

    Free quizzes:  https://commisceo-global.com/quizzes/business-culture-quizzes

    http://www.cyborlink.com/

    https://www.commisceo-global.com/country-guides

    Have a great day! 

  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Good Afternoon! It's a Terrific Tuesday in Business Principles! 

    Bellwork:

    Review the learning targets and agenda for today. Go ahead and click on the first link in the agenda section and begin learning about business etiquette in the United States.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the vocabulary associated with a global business.

    I understand how the internet has influenced global sales/business.

    I understand appropriate business etiquette in other countries, and I can compare the differences to U.S. business etiquette.

    Agenda:

    Discuss Bellwork

    Use the following link to learn more about business etiquette in the United States:  

    http://www.ediplomat.com/np/cultural_etiquette/ce_us.htm

    https://www.commisceo-global.com/country-guides/usa-guide

    Etiquette/Understanding Cultures:

    Free quizzes:  https://commisceo-global.com/quizzes/business-culture-quizzes

    http://www.cyborlink.com/

    https://www.commisceo-global.com/country-guides

    Have a great day! 

  • Monday, December 4, 2017Monday, December 4, 2017

    Good Afternoon! It's a Marvelous Monday in Business Principles!   https://hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/bath.kyschools.us/joinkrob

    We are beginning a new unit today about global business.

    Bellwork:

    Review the learning targets and agenda for today.

    Next, think about what life would be like if we didn't trade globally--if you could only buy products that were made right here in America....What products would you have to do without?  Think of a product that you enjoy very much (i.e. your smart phone, gaming system, etc.).  Find out where that item is produced or what countries make parts for that item.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the vocabulary associated with a global business.

    I understand how the internet has influenced global sales/business.

    I understand the importance of business etiquette and the cultures/etiquette of other countries.

    Agenda:

    Discuss Bellwork:

    https://www.cnbc.com/2017/01/30/10-popular-products-in-the-us-you-didnt-know-were-made-in-mexico.html#slide=1

    Today, we will finish our movie and begin a new unit on global business.

    Click on the link below to start reviewing this unit's vocabulary words.  Review them by yourself first, then you may practice with a partner:

    https://quizlet.com/163181319/chapter-3-business-in-the-global-economy-flash-cards/

    RESOURCES:

    Explore the global business of the Coca-Cola Company: 

     http://www.coca-colacompany.com/careers/who-we-are-infographic

    http://www.coca-colacompany.com/our-company/about-coca-cola-journey

    Etiquette/Understanding Cultures:

    General Business Etiquette:

    https://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/topic/business-etiquette

    Free quizzes:  https://commisceo-global.com/quizzes/business-culture-quizzes

    Have a great day! 

  • Friday, December 1, 2017Friday, December 1, 2017

    Good Afternoon! It's a Fabulous Friday in Business Principles!  

    Formative assessment today over the business cycle/economic activity.

    Bellwork:

    Review the learning targets and agenda for today.

    Next, consider the following:

    Review your vocabulary and the student notes handout.  You can find them in the business cycle/economic activity folder.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the vocabulary associated with economic activity.

    I understand the phases of the business cycle.

    I understand the characteristics/economic indicators of the phases.

    Agenda:

    Today, we will continue our unit on economic activity.

    Resources:

    Folder on right (Business Cycle/Economic Activity)

    https://www.thebalance.com/what-is-the-business-cycle-3305912

    http://www.economicsdiscussion.net/business-cycles/5-phases-of-a-business-cycle-with-diagram/4121

    https://www.thebalance.com/where-are-we-in-the-current-business-cycle-3305593

    Have a great day! 

  • Wednesday, November 29, 2017Wednesday, November 29, 2017

    Good Afternoon! It's a Wonderful Wednesday in Business Principles!  

    Formative assessment tomorrow over the business cycle/economic activity.

    Bellwork:

    Review the learning targets and agenda for today.

    Next, consider the following:

    If you didn't get a chance to learn about the Great Depression and the stock market crash of 1929, then  visit this link and be prepared to discuss it in class:http://www.history.com/topics/great-depression  

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the vocabulary associated with economic activity.

    I understand the phases of the business cycle.

    I understand the characteristics/economic indicators of the phases.

    Agenda:

    Today, we will continue our unit on economic activity.

    Resources:

    Folder on right (Business Cycle/Economic Activity)

    https://www.thebalance.com/what-is-the-business-cycle-3305912

    http://www.economicsdiscussion.net/business-cycles/5-phases-of-a-business-cycle-with-diagram/4121

    https://www.thebalance.com/where-are-we-in-the-current-business-cycle-3305593

    Have a great day! 

  • Tuesday, November 28, 2017Tuesday, November 28, 2017

    Good Afternoon! It's a Terrific Tuesday in Business Principles!  

    Bellwork:

    Review the learning targets and agenda for today.

    Next, consider the following:

    What are the different phases of the business cycle?

    What economic indicators determine the phases?

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the vocabulary associated with economic activity.

    I understand the phases of the business cycle.

    I understand the characteristics/economic indicators of the phases.

    Agenda:

    Today, we will continue our unit on economic activity.

    Resources:

    Folder on right (Business Cycle/Economic Activity)

    https://www.thebalance.com/what-is-the-business-cycle-3305912

    http://www.economicsdiscussion.net/business-cycles/5-phases-of-a-business-cycle-with-diagram/4121

    https://www.thebalance.com/where-are-we-in-the-current-business-cycle-3305593

    Have a great day! 

     

  • Monday, November 27, 2017Monday, November 27, 2017

    Good Afternoon! It's a Marvelous Monday in Business Principles!  I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving break!

    Bellwork:

    Review the learning targets and agenda for today.

    Next, consider the following:

    How well is the economy doing right now? (Think about unemployment--how many people are looking for work right now.  Also, think about the price of gasoline.)

    What other factors or indicators might one consider when thinking about how well the economy is doing?

    Will our economy always stay in this state/remain the same?

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the vocabulary associated with economic activity.

    I understand the phases of the business cycle.

    I understand how the characteristics of the phases.

    Agenda:

    Today, we will begin a new unit on economic activity.

    Resources:

    Folder on right (Business Cycle/Economic Activity)

    https://www.thebalance.com/what-is-the-business-cycle-3305912

    http://www.economicsdiscussion.net/business-cycles/5-phases-of-a-business-cycle-with-diagram/4121

    https://www.thebalance.com/where-are-we-in-the-current-business-cycle-3305593

    Have a great day! 

  • 11/9-11/21

    Good Afternoon! Cumulative Personal Finance Project and Assessments

    Important announcements:

    • We will be working on the millionaire Virtual Business activity, which will be a review of all of the Virtual Business lessons.  Your goal is to become a millionaire; however, everyone will at least need to be in Level 2 to receive a score of 4/4 on this activity.  If you haven't done so already, go to Virtual Business, select "New Career Project," and then "Standard City."  Open the assignment and read it closely.  Follow the directions.  Save often. Millionaires will get a special treat!

    Bellwork:

    Review the learning targets and agenda.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand how to be successful on the job.

    I understand the phrase, "Education Pays."

    I understand personal finance that includes budgeting, insurance, credit, banking, etc.

    Agenda:

    Virtual Business Personal Finance Culminating Project.

    Have a great day! 

  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017Wednesday, November 8, 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:  

    I hope you enjoyed your field trip yesterday.  Brief discussion on practices of TMM.

    Discussion on Monday's finding jobs activities.

    Today, we will begin a brief unit on how education pays.  Lesson 10, Education and Advancement.  Next, we will complete the personal finance unit:  In Virtual Business, you will select "File."  Next, you will select "New Career Project," and then "Standard City."

     

    Learning Targets:

    I understand how to find jobs.

    I understand how to get promoted on the job.

    I understand the phrase, "Education Pays."

  • Monday, November 6, 2017Monday, November 6, 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:  

    Under the links and files section of this website, open the PowerPoint on jobs and review it.

    Next, complete the activity under the links and files sections of this website on finding a job online.  Resources for this activity:

    https://www.monster.com/

    https://www.indeed.com/

    https://www.snagajob.com/

    Next, you will complete Lesson 2 in Virtual Business Personal Finance on Finding a Job.  Be sure to get the handout from the sub.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the various types of economic systems, their advantages, and their disadvantages.

  • Friday, November 3, 2017Friday, November 3, 2017

    It's a Fabulous Friday in Business Principles! Assessment today over the economic systems.

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets. Review the following information on economic systems and look over your handouts to prepare for an assessment:

    WHAT is produced? This is one of the economic choices that people in a society, both producers and consumers, are forced to make with regard to “what” should be produced in a world with limited resources. Some specific examples of this question:

    • If resources are limited, should a local government use resources to build a new school, repair an old highway, or construct a new recreation center?

    • If resources are limited, should American producers use resources to make goods for national defense or to provide services for retired people who are too old or ill to work?

    • If resources are limited, should a farmer grow wheat, cotton, or lettuce?

    HOW is it produced? A second choice that society has to make is “how” to produce. Some specific examples of this question:

    • How should we obtain crude oil to meet our energy needs? • How much pollution should we allow firms to generate when producing goods?

    • How should hogs be raised before they become food?

    WHO consumes what is produced? After goods and services are produced, a society must determine how the goods and services will be distributed among its members. Some specific examples of this question:

    • Who should receive the limited supply of flu vaccinations?

    • Who should benefit from the construction of a new school?

    • Who should a shoe manufacturer market their products toward?

    Agenda:  

    We will finish the presentations on economic systems. 

    Review game--Kahoot

    Make up assessments

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the various types of economic systems, their advantages, and their disadvantages.

  • Thursday, October 2, 2017Thursday, October 2, 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. Review the following information on economic systems:

    WHAT is produced? This is one of the economic choices that people in a society, both producers and consumers, are forced to make with regard to “what” should be produced in a world with limited resources. Some specific examples of this question:

    • If resources are limited, should a local government use resources to build a new school, repair an old highway, or construct a new recreation center?

    • If resources are limited, should American producers use resources to make goods for national defense or to provide services for retired people who are too old or ill to work?

    • If resources are limited, should a farmer grow wheat, cotton, or lettuce?

    HOW is it produced? A second choice that society has to make is “how” to produce. Some specific examples of this question:

    • How should we obtain crude oil to meet our energy needs? • How much pollution should we allow firms to generate when producing goods?

    • How should hogs be raised before they become food?

    WHO consumes what is produced? After goods and services are produced, a society must determine how the goods and services will be distributed among its members. Some specific examples of this question:

    • Who should receive the limited supply of flu vaccinations?

    • Who should benefit from the construction of a new school?

    • Who should a shoe manufacturer market their products toward?

    Agenda:  

    We will finish the presentations on economic systems. 

    We will complete additional activities on economic systems

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the various types of economic systems, their advantages, and their disadvantages.

  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017Wednesday, November 1, 2017

    It's a Wonderful Wednesday in Business Principles! Assessment today over the different styles of leadership.  You need to know the characteristics of each and leaders who displayed the particular styles of leadership.

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Read about the participative/democratic leadership style:

    https://www.verywell.com/what-is-democratic-leadership-2795315

    https://online.stu.edu/democratic-participative-leadership/

    Agenda:  

    Assessment today over leadership.  Today, our focus will be on participative/democratic leadership.  These leaders exhibit the following:

    • Value input from team members
    • Team/group members are encouraged to share their ideas and opinions
    • Group leaders get input from others, but they make the final decision

    Leaders with this style of leadership:

    George Washington

    Then, you will presenting your economic system.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the different styles of leadership. 

    I understand the qualities that make a great leader.

    I understand the various types of economic systems.

  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    It's a Happy Halloween in Business Principles! Assessment tomorrow over the different styles of leadership

    Bellwork:  Log onto computers and get onto the classroom website.  Look over today's agenda and learning targets.  Read about the delegative/laissez-faire leadership:

    https://online.stu.edu/laissez-faire-leadership/

    Agenda:  

    Continue our discussion and activities on leadership.

    Today, our focus will be on delegative/laissez-faire leadership.  These leaders exhibit the following:

    • "Let it be"
    • "Leave it alone"
    • Do what you want as long as you get the job done right
    • Individual freedom and choice
    • Works well where creativity is a must

    Leaders with this style of leadership:

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the different styles of leadership. 

    I understand the qualities that make a great leader.

    I understand the various types of economic systems.

  • Monday, October 30, 2017Monday, October 30, 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.  Read about the authoritarian/autocratic leadership style:  http://smallbusiness.chron.com/authoritarian-leadership-style-explained-58261.html

    and https://online.stu.edu/autocratic-leadership/

    Agenda:  

    Continue our discussion and activities on leadership.

    Today, our focus will be on authoritarian/autocratic leadership.  These leaders exhibit the following:

    • Control
    • Strict and enforced rules
    • One person usually makes all the decisions
    • "My way or the highway"

    Leaders with this style of leadership:

    • U.S. Gen. George C. Patton
    • Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi
    • Standard Oil founder John D. Rockefeller
    • U.S. President Richard M. Nixon

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the different styles of leadership. Today, we will go into depth on the authoritarian/autocratic leader/manager.

    I understand the qualities that make a great leader.

  • Thursday, October 26, 2017Thursday, October 26, 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. Find a quote about leadership that most represents your thoughts and beliefs.  Be prepared to share it with the class.  Next, Read about transactional leadership/management style. http://changingminds.org/disciplines/leadership/styles/transactional_leadership.htm

    Agenda:  

    Continue our discussion and activities on leadership.

    Transactional Leaders:

    • Believe in reward and punishment
    • The manager is the authority
    • The manager should tell the "subordinates" what to do
    • There is a clear chain of command
    • Performance is important.  Exceed expectations, then you get rewarded.  Below expectations, then you get punished.

    Examples of transactional leaders:  Bill Gates (Microsoft), George W. Bush, Dwight Eisenhower)

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the different styles of leadership. Today, we will go into depth on the transactional leader/manager.

    I understand the qualities that make a great leader.

  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017Wednesday, October 25, 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. Read about transformational leadership/management style. https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/transformational-leadership.htm

    Agenda:  

    Continue our discussion and activities on leadership.

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the different styles of leadership. Today, we will go into depth on the transformational leader/manager.

    I understand the qualities that make a great leader.

  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017Tuesday, October 24, 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.  Look at the blog and follow the directions.:  http://www.bath.kyschools.us/olc/blog.aspx?id=33620&s=65

    Agenda:  

    Continue our discussion and activities on leadership.

    Transformational leaders have/do the following:

    • a clear vision
    • motivate/inspire others
    • high expectations
    • want to change/not happy with the status quo
    • want to make a difference/transform something
    • do not like rewards

    Transformational leaders include Oprah Winfrey, Walt Disney, Jeff Bezos (Amazon)

    Learning Targets:

    I understand the different styles of leadership.

    I understand the qualities that make a great leader.

  • Monday, October 23, 2017Monday, October 23, 2017

    It's a Marvelous Monday in Business Principles!

    Assessment today over writing checks, keeping a check register, and reconciling a bank statement.

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

    Agenda:  

    Assessment today.

    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.

    I understand how to use online banking.

  • Friday, October 20, 2017Friday, October 20, 2017

    It's a Fabulous Friday in Business Principles!

    Assessment on Monday over writing checks, keeping a check register, and reconciling a bank statement.

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

    Agenda:  

    Go over review exercises.

    Online Banking, Lesson 11 in Virtual Business.

    Online Banking

    Why pay your bills online? Select one of the five reasons and summarize it on the classroom's blog.  Be sure to summarize in five to seven sentences and to use your own words. 

    Here is the link for the blog: http://www.bath.kyschools.us/olc/blog.aspx?id=33620&s=65

    Here is the link for the site that you will be summarizing from:  https://money.howstuffworks.com/personal-finance/online-banking/5-reasons-use-online-bill-payment.htm 

     

    Tips:  https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/10/03/8-tips-for-safer-online-banking/

    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.

    I understand how to use online banking.

  • 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.

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