January 29th – February 2nd

Business and Technology

This blog will be used for Level I, Level II and Level III Business Classes.

1st Level Students: Your information will be posted DIRECTLY onto this page.

2nd and 3rd Level  Students:  You will want to click in the main menu bar (upper right side of screen) on Business II or Business III to access information for your class


For all business students, you should check the BLOG at the beginning of the week. I try and post my plans for the week by Monday morning. I will use this blog to post PowerPoints from class notes and to remind you of upcoming projects and assessments.


Monday: Employability Skills and Job Applications – Identifying your skills Handout – How to properly fill out a job application – Attitude Quotes – GMETRIX for 20 minutes – Begin gathering your References for Wednesday

Tuesday: Employability Skills and Cover Letters  – Ribbon Location Scavenger Hunt and Icon Name and Function Handout – Let’s complete a cover letter for our Mock Job/Employability Project – Know your Spelling Words

Wednesday: Employability Skills and Resume/Reference Sheet – GMETRIX for 20 minutes today – Complete a professional resume and reference sheet – Put all parts of your employability packet together and turn in for a Summative Project Assessment Grade.

Thursday: Graphic Organizer and Review for Assessment – Ribbon Location Scavenger Hunt and Icon Name and Function Handout – Review for test on Monday using paddles

Friday : Restaurant Simulation –  GMETRIX for 30 minutes today – Restaurant Logos today – Must submit three for approval

January 22nd – 26th

Welcome Back! Now that you are well rested, we have lots of work to do!

This blog will be used for Level I, Level II and Level III Business Classes.

1st Level Students: Your information will be posted DIRECTLY onto this page.

2nd and 3rd Level  Students:  You will want to click in the main menu bar (upper right side of screen) on Business II or Business III to access information for your class


For all business students, you should check the BLOG at the beginning of the week. I try and post my plans for the week by Monday morning. I will use this blog to post PowerPoints from class notes and to remind you of upcoming projects and assessments.


Monday: Restaurant Simulation – Composing professional memos – We will work on a “practice” memo and learn how to format properly. You will then use your new skills to create a Restaurant Proposal memo for my approval. You should include all of your restaurant simulation information that we discussed in week one – Remember to study your Attitude quote and be ready to recite by Wednesday – work on writing your name in cursive (your formal name) – Spelling words: Business, Activities, Restaurant, Entrepreneurship, References

Tuesday: Communication Skills and Dressing for Success- How important are they? Some activities to stress importance of good communication skill – appropriate attire for the workplace – lecture and discussion – mini posters groups of two

Wednesday: GMETRIX first 30 minutes of class (I will return all graded papers up to this point) –  Attitude Quotes – SMART Goals – what are they? How do you create SMART goals for yourself? Self quiz on spelling words

Thursday: Manners and Attitude/Diversity in the Workplace – PowerPoint and Guided Notes – Students need three references by Monday. Icon name and function (bellringer) – Attitude Quotes

Friday : Employability Skills and Job Applications – Identifying your skills Handout – How to properly fill out a job application – Attitude Quotes

2018 – January 8th

Welcome to Business Education!

Guess what? You made a good choice! Do you realize that of the 1,869,814 bachelor’s degrees conferred last year, the greatest numbers of degrees were conferred in the field of business (358,079)  (per the National Center for Education Statistics). Business and Technology is a class that will benefit you in so many ways…… no matter your choice of college major or career field.  70% of high school students say they want to own their own business and 73% of new jobs in the next five years will require technology skills. 91% of hiring managers consider employee certification as a criterion for hiring! You are going to leave this class with Microsoft Certification! 


This blog will be used for Level I, Level II and Level III Business Classes.

1st Level Students: Your information will be posted DIRECTLY onto this page.

2nd and 3rd Level  Students:  You will want to click in the main menu bar (upper right side of screen) on Business II or Business III to access information for your class


For all business students, you should check the BLOG at the beginning of the week. I try and post my plans for the week by Monday morning. I will use this blog to post PowerPoints from class notes and to remind you of upcoming projects and assessments.


Monday: Welcome and Introductions – The Great Discovery – You will be opening a new restaurant during this semester. Go ahead and begin thinking about the name of your restaurant, theme and color scheme, location and a description of your “signature dish” that will be served.

Tuesday: Microsoft Introduction – Class rules and expectations – Show off your Microsoft Skills – Increasing your Self Awareness and Work Readiness Traits

Wednesday: Employability Skills – Skills, Qualities and Values in the Workplace – Employability Skills Framework

Thursday: Communication Skills – Worksheet Checklist – Communication Chain – Developing Good Communication Skills in the Classroom

Friday : Microsoft Word Lesson – Creating Business Documents – Professional Memos – Designing your Restaurant’s Identity