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Entrepreneurial Education: The Successful Investor Project

An economics educator teaches his students to be smart money managers and businesspeople.

October 2, 2008

Economics teacher Greg Fisher finds that the best way to teach financial literacy is to help students actually create their own business. He uses the following materials (presented here as PDFs) in his senior-year course at the California Academy of Math and Science, in Carson, California:


Classroom Handouts


Activity Sheets

Classroom Presentation

Entrepreneurship presentation

External Project Presentation

Successful Investor presentation

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