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Dawn Brown joins Advisory Network

Dawn has been a business education teacher at Habersham Central H.S. in GA for nearly 20 years. During that time, she has achieved a master’s degree in education and a second master’s in guidance and counseling. Named the GMEA Teacher of the Year in 2013, Dawn brings a wealth of experience to our MBA Research Advisory Network.

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MBA Learning Center

Save time and effort with the MBA Learning Center (LC), an online library of 250+ instructional modules available to you and your students—anytime, anywhere!

Need help deciding which modules to use with your students? Check out our list of Learning Center Modules by Course. In it, you’ll see which LC modules line up with each of MBA Research’s model courses for entrepreneurship, finance, management and administration, and marketing.

Recently added to the MBA Learning Center:

  • LAP-PD-066, Own Your Own (Career Opportunities in Entrepreneurship), formerly LAP-PD-004
  • LAP-EI-016, Lead the Way (Concept of Leadership), revised
  • LAP-EI-019, It's a Group Thing (Consensus Building), revised
  • LAP-FI-099, Build Your Game Plan (Developing a Company/Department Budget)
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Issues & Ideas Discussion

Standards: There’s More to the Story
(Jim Gleason comments)

By now, we’re used to building courses based on standards. Most of us would agree that the standards movement has been a positive influence, causing all of us to think more closely about what we’re trying to accomplish with a given lesson.

However, building curriculum based on standards is only the first chapter of a long story: How do we decide which standards? How do we evaluate what’s out there? How do we prioritize? How do we actually implement? 

For example, if we simply cherry-pick the standards we like, then we’re back to where we started – teaching the stuff that’s fun, easy, or aligned with some competitive event. Given the many, many standards that have been published by states and organizations, we can...  Read more