February 10 – 14

Introduction to Business and Technology – Spring 2020

*** GMETRIX  – Skill Review 1, Skill Review 2, Skill Review 3 – Training Modules are due 2/27/20***

Lesson Plans for the week of February 10 – 14  (Week 6)

Unit 2:  Microsoft Word Lessons, Teamwork, Leadership, Presentation Skills, Public Speaking. Communication

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Monday: Objectives: Word Activities

Microsoft Word Skills – Bibliography and Citations Lesson – Disney

New Employee Memo – Restaurant Simulation

Make sure everyone has completed the restaurant proposal, letterhead, help wanted flyer

and new employee memo for their projects.

Tuesday: Objectives: Teamwork

Give everyone a leadership quote – Memorize by Friday

Write one paragraph about a time you were on a team, Elements of Teamwork – An Inventory of Skills – Handout

Tuckman’s Stages of Team Development – Movie on Thursday and Friday where we will add additional information to the graphic organizer

GMETRIX

 Wednesday: Objectives: Teamwork

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Evaluation of Logos from Graphic Design department

Teamwork Vocabulary – Students will create a professional table in Microsoft Word and complete the vocabulary words with definitions and sentences for the table. Due on Friday before they leave.

Tuckman’s Stages of Team Development

Page Layout Lessons,  Columns Lessons

GMETRIX

Thursday: Objectives: Teamwork – Microsoft Word

Remember the Titans – Forming/Storming/Norming/Performing

Tuckman’s Stages of Team Development

Teamwork  GMETRIX – The first 30 minutes of class.

Friday: Objectives: Teamwork

Finish the movie

February 3 – February 7

Introduction to Business and Technology – Spring 2020

*** GMETRIX  – Skill Review 1, Skill Review 2, Skill Review 3 – Training Modules are due 2/27/20***

Lesson Plans for the week of February 3 – February 7 (Week 5)

UNIT 2 – Microsoft Word Lessons, Restaurant Simulation (Letterhead, Help Wanted Sign, Memo to Staff) – Communication, Teamwork, Leadership, Presentations, Public Speaking

Monday: Objectives: Unit 1 Assessment

Covers: Employability Skills, Professional Appearance, Manners and Attitude, SMART Goals, Time Management, Career – Resume/Job App/Cover Letter and Reference Sheet, Diversity in the Workplace

Tuesday: Objectives: Word Lessons

SmartArt Lessons
Gcflearnfree.org – Lesson 28
Walk through the lesson after viewing the video
SmartArt Practice – Career SmartArt

Download LOGOS today during class
Setting up a Page Word Activity – Let’s walk through it together then give everyone the Setting Up a Page Activity for practice – tagged.

Wednesday: Objective:  Word Lessons

Indents/Tabs and Dot Leaders – Use gcflearnfree.org
Activity: Complete the challenge at the end of the practice – Go around the room and check on everyone

Letterhead for Restaurant

Thursday: Objectives: Word Activities/Restaurant

Line and Paragraph Spacing –
Lists – Activity – Human Body

Help Wanted – Let’s list the positions that we need to hire for our restaurants – If time, go ahead and put together our help wanted flyers

Friday: Objectives: Word Activities

Microsoft Word Skills – Bibliography and Citations Lesson – Disney

Page Layout Lessons
Columns Lessons

Activity: Holiday Newsletter – Formative Grade that uses activities from this week – Valentine Newsletter

 

 

 

January 27th – January 31st

Introduction to Business and Technology

Introduction to Business and Technology – Spring 2020

*** GMETRIX Practice Exam 1 Training and Practice Exam 2 Training are due this Friday, January 31st****

Great job on your Career Projects! I will have them graded and back to you by Wednesday of this week. Summative Grade.

Your Unit 1 Assessment will be on Monday, February 3rd. We will have a review on both Wednesday and Friday of this week in preparation for the test.

Lesson plans for the week of:  January 27 – 31 (Week 4)

 UNIT 1  – Employability Skills, Professional Appearance, Manners and Attitude, SMART Goals, Time Management, Career – Resume/Job App/Cover Letter and Reference Sheet, and Diversity in the Workplace

Monday – Objectives: : Career – Job Applications/Resume/Cover Letter/References

References and Resume Today – PowerPoint and Handout for Note-Taking

Students will create and format their resume and reference sheets today for parts 3 and 4 of their Career Projects.

GMETRIX if there is any time left.

Tuesday: Objectives: :  Time Management

In the Door: Time Management – It’s My Life and Time vs. Money

$86,400 – Spend the money in 15 minutes – Nothing duplicated, list on Word Document with prices

The importance of time management – Ten Strategies for Better Time Management – Discussion and Notes

 Wednesday: Objectives: Procrastination/Diversity in the Workplace

Procrastination Ted Talk

Procrastination is putting off what you have to or want to do…………

Break down tasks – commit yourself to doing as little as necessary JUST TO get started.

Tagged rules about time management to wrap up topic

Diversity PowerPoint and Handout

Go over everything the test will cover.

Thursday: Objectives: Diversity in the Workplace

Diversity PowerPoint and Handout

Use this link: Understanding Diversity

Choose three prompts from Diversity – Finish and turn in to sub

GMETRIX for remainder of class.

Friday: Objectives: Review for test and Microsoft Word

SmartArt Lessons

Gcflearnfree.org – Lesson 28

Walk through the lesson after viewing the video

SmartArt Practice

Paddle board review for test on Monday

 

 

 

January 20th – January 24th

Introduction to Business and Technology

We are off to a quick start!

Introduction to Business and Technology – Spring 2020

Lesson plans for the week of:  January 20 – 24 (Week 3)

 UNIT 1  – Employability Skills, Professional Appearance, Manners and Attitude, SMART Goals, Time Management, Career – Resume/Job App/Cover Letter and Reference Sheet

Monday – Objectives: Holiday
Tuesday: Objectives: :  SMART Goals

Return all graded paper – Corrections and re print for restaurant proposal

References by Friday – You need to have the information for three references that you may use for your professional resume. Full name, email address and/or phone number, relationship, title, business.

Let’s talk about GMETRIX due dates – Modules 1 and 2 are due on Friday, January 31st. You may work ahead as long as you are staying in the training modules. Grades for Modules 1 and 2 will be averaged for a formative grade in the gradebook.

PowerPoint on goals –  Lecture on short term, intermediate term and long term goals

Lecture on career, personal and educational goals -Graphic Organizer for life goals – Word lesson graphics Shapes –  Smart Goals Worksheet for ONE big goal

 Wednesday: Objectives: Employment Application and Microsoft Word

Read DOL Employment Applications and highlight important points.

Ribbon Location Scavenger Hunt – Due at the end of class. You may work with a partner. Turn in to the sub before you leave.

Any extra time on GMETRIX

Thursday: Objectives: Career – Job Applications/Resume/Cover Letter/References

Job Applications PowerPoint – Tips for filling out an application – tagged

Let’s talk about job applications – show some examples – what to do and not to do

Pair/Share – Looking at applications that need help- Let’s fill out an application for employment

Cover Letter today – compose and print

Summative Project -Employability Project – Due on Monday

GMETRIX

Friday: Objectives: Career – Job Applications/Resume/Cover Letter/References

Employability Skills Scenarios

Resume Today – Composing a professional resume for a high school student

Fun Activity

 

 

 

 

January 13 – January 17

Introduction to Business and Technology

We are off to a quick start!

Introduction to Business and Technology – Spring 2020

Lesson plans for the week of:  January 13 – 17  (Week 2)

 UNIT 1  – Employability Skills, Professional Appearance, Manners and Attitude, SMART Goals, Time Management, Career – Resume/Job App/Cover Letter and Reference Sheet

Monday – Objectives: : Manners and Attitude

Recite the teamwork quote,

Do manners matter? How do you make a good impression? What is respect and how do you show it?

Kahoot – Developing a Positive Attitude

Pair/Share: Think of three ways to have a good attitude toward yourself

Think of three ways to have a good attitude towards your job (school)

Think of three ways to have a good attitude towards your peers/co-workers

Think of three ways to have a good attitude toward customers

TOTD:  Pass out Positive Attitude handout – DOL handout

Essential questions on Manners/Attitude (tagged in notebook) see above

PowerPoint and Notes – Manners and Attitude in the Workplace  Manners 2019

Guided Notes, Taking Positive Attitudes to Work – Handout

 

WORK ON THE TABLE THROUGHOUT THE WEEK – EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS – Due on Wednesday.

Tuesday: Objectives: Professional Appearance

In the door, What should I Wear? Worksheet – Pair/Share

Dress for Job Success – Handout from DOL

https://www.slideshare.net/aluthe/dress-for-success-hs

Pair/Share – PowerPoint that they will email me – Handout

Extra Credit: Give students my phone number – If they send me a selfie of them in professional dress code, a bonus 10 points on the Unit 1 assessment.

 Wednesday: Objectives:  SMART Goals and GMETRIX

 PowerPoint on SMART goals

Lecture on short term, intermediate term and long term goals

Lecture on career, personal and educational goals

Graphic Organizer for life goals – Word lesson graphics Shapes

Smart Goals Worksheet for ONE big goal

Thursday: Objectives: Career – Job Applications/Resume/Cover Letter/References

Job Applications PowerPoint – Business I

Let’s talk about job applications – show some examples – what to do and not to do

Pair/Share – Looking at applications that need help

Let’s fill out an application for employment

Review the DOL handout for employment applications

Explain to students they need references by Monday

Summative Project

GMETRIX

Friday: Objectives: Career – Job Applications/Resume/Cover Letter/References

Employability Skills Scenarios

Resume Today – Printed

Fun Activity

January 6 – January 10

Introduction to Business and Technology

Welcome Spring, 2020 Students!!!!!

Introduction to Business and Technology – Spring 2020

Lesson plans for the week of:  January 6 – January 10  (Week 1)

 UNIT 1  – Employability Skills, Professional Appearance, Manners and Attitude, SMART Goals, Time Management, Career – Resume/Job App/Cover Letter and Reference Sheet

Monday – Objectives: Introductions-

Roster and Introduction to Class, TRSS Forms Check, White Paddles – How do you feel this morning? (other questions that are tagged to break the ice)

Review the Syllabus

Foldable Name Plates, Can everyone log in? Join  REMIND  (handouts),  View my BLOG

The Great Discovery – Handout – Help me to know more about you.

 You will be opening a new restaurant during this 18 week course

Name of Restaurant, theme and color scheme, location (include city and state), description of signature dish – Why you chose this particular restaurant – by Monday, August 13

 Introductions – Verbal Communication Skills – Students will tell me three important things about themselves.

Tuesday – Objectives: Introductions

Take up syllabus

Microsoft Certification – Let’s talk about it.

20 Questions and Print to color printer

Introductions – Remainder of introductions – Importance of communication skills as young adult

Colored bathroom passes – color the passes,  Class Rules and Expectations – Students write expectations on poster paper – groups of 4 and hang up around room

Sticky labels on the desk – write down one word that describe someone who is good at their job – put in the parking lot

Soft Skills vs. Hard Skills – Notes

What are employability skills? In other words, if you were running a business, what kinds of skills would you want your employees to have? What kind of skills do you think employers want from you? What kind of skills would you want in an employee? Make a list on the board.

 Wednesday – Objectives:  Employability Skills

Take up Syllabus

Employability Skills – Skills, Qualities, Values Lecture and Notes

Groups of 2………….. Give Pairs of students sets of cards. They will classify cards into three groups and then color the cards. I can…. (skills), I am….. (qualities), I believe in ……. (values)

Choose a career and use cards to make project with colored words – Ethics Grade

Microsoft Word: Lesson on Tables

Thursday – Objectives:  Employability Skills

Take up Syllabus

Discussion:   Modeling Work Readiness Traits in the Workplace: Integrity, honesty, accountability, punctuality, time management and respect for diversity. How important are these things?

Employability Skills Framework Handout – Lets Create tables in Microsoft Word (tagged) (use tagged pages for definition and students will complete examples after we finish all tables)

Friday – Objectives: Manners and Attitude

On the Board:  Do manners matter? How do you make a good impression? What is respect and how do you show it?

Kahoot – Developing a Positive Attitude

Pair/Share: Think of three ways to have a good attitude toward yourself

Think of three ways to have a good attitude towards your job (school)

Think of three ways to have a good attitude towards your peers/co-workers

Think of three ways to have a good attitude toward customers

TOTD:  Pass out Positive Attitude handout – Department of Labor and have students read and highlight.

Manners/Attitude – PowerPoint and Notes – Manners and Attitude in the Workplace  Manners 2019

Guided Notes

Taking Positive Attitudes to Work – Handout

Preview for Week 2: Professional Appearance and SMART Goals

 

December 2 – December 6

Week 16   December 2 – December 6

CONGRATULATIONS to the following students for earning Microsoft Office Certification:

John H, Will G, Tyler M, Joey C, Emily T, Ava J, Julissa S, Ryan G, Ryan K, Lakin B, Nathan E, Julianna F, Tate H, Merren I, Minh L, Matthew L, Ethan W

GMETRIX MODULES – Modules 1 – 9 should be completed at this point. Most of you will have to complete at least TWO more modules (10 – 12) before you are ready for certification testing. Please check with me and stay caught up as we near the end of the semester. Testing will occur on Thursday and Friday of this week.

UNIT 4 –  Organizational Charts, Marketing, Human Resources, Financial Literacy

Monday Objectives: Marketing Project

Branding PowerPoint – Student notes

Marketing Mix graphic for the students so they can fill it in

Review the 4 P’s for Marketing – from previous notes

Marketing Paper to address the 4 P’s for our cereal boxes – also use information from notebook regarding product, price, place, promotion

Talk to students about testing this week.

 

Tuesday

 

 

Objectives: Marketing Project – Cereal Boxes and Restaurant Simulation

1st block – Print the Restaurant Simulation and turn in, finish notes on Marketing Mix – explain the  2nd part of the Cereal project and students will complete today. Turn in cereal box today.

2nd block – Finish the Cereal Box Marketing Mix – Turn both in. –

Insurance PowerPoint

Insurance Unit – You are the teacher now  – Presentations on Monday, December 11, 2019 – Formative Grade

Wednesday Objectives:  Insurance

Insurance Project – Groups of three – Let’s students choose their own groups – must work with students you have NOT worked with before. Entire class period to finish the project

Thursday Objectives: Human Resources

Testing today for GMETRIX

Finish the Insurance Project

Human Resources PowerPoint and answer sheet.

Friday Objectives: Human Resources – – Lecture on Pay, Benefits and Working Conditions

Discussion on pay, taxes with calculations

 

November 11th – 15th

Week 14   November 11th – November 15th

CONGRATULATIONS to Ethan Williams and Ryan Kloss for being the first two students to earn Microsoft Office Certification this semester.

GMETRIX MODULES – Modules 1 – 9 should be completed at this point. Most of you will have to complete at least TWO more modules (10 – 12) before you are ready for certification testing. Please check with me and stay caught up as we near the end of the semester.

 Monday: Objectives: Restaurant

Send your organizational charts to me via email

Print your business cards for your project

Press Releases – What are they? Why are they necessary?

Create a press release for your grand opening on December 14th

Let’s get our Restaurant Simulation packages checked

Tuesday: Objectives: Marketing –  Marketing Mix

Marketing Stray Thoughts – Graphic Organizer

Marketing is communicating an idea to an audience – Definition on board

Marketing Mix PowerPoint and Guided Notes

Students should have calculators ready

Students will place themselves into groups of three – Entrepreneurship Project Explanation 

Wednesday: Objectives: Marketing – Branding and Promotion

Branding PowerPoint with student interaction

Mystery Connection – Bring the products  (re-write the instruction sheet) 

Packaging, and Slogans 

Thursday: Objectives: Vision and Mission Statements

Personal Vision Statement – Part One and Part Two

Creating a vision statement for your life.

Creating a vision statement for your business.

Entrepreneurship Project

Friday: Objectives: Restaurant and Word Lessons

Grand Opening Flyer

Extra time: Entrepreneurship Project

Preview:  Entrepreneurship Shark Tank Project, SWOT Analysis

Good Consumer Project on Monday