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Not-for-profit, research-based support for all Business Administration educators: entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality, management/administration, and marketing.
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    Oklahoma’s Career Tech program has joined the MBA Research Consortium of state education departments effective immediately.  We welcome all OK business and marketing teachers and encourage each to watch for announcements re the new membership.  Shortly, we’ll be offering special “Welcome OK” webinars and other professional development opportunities.  We believe Read More
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    Looking to get the year started right?  Join one of our five-teacher PDTeam to learn more about how MBA Research can save you time and increase your classroom impact.  This new series of three different webinars was developed by teachers, for teachers.  From five different states, the PDTeam worked their Read More
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Jodi Adams
Eastern High School (KY)

Jodi Adams has been appointed to the MBA National Teacher Advisory Network effective July 1. Jodi is a business teacher at Eastern High School in Louisville, KY. 
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MBA Learning Center

Save time and effort with the MBA Learning Center (LC), an online library of 225+ instructional modules available to you and your students—anytime, anywhere!

The latest news from the LC:

  • Sign up for our free webinars to get tips and creative ideas for using the LC system from your fellow teachers.
  • Four career-exploration modules for business administration—full of links to great videos—are available in the LC.
  • The newly improved LC is ready and available right now for the 2014/15 school year—complete with a more streamlined appearance.
  • If you’re not using the LC yet, email customer service to request access to the LC demo site!
Newest Releases
  • CD: On the Job Coast-to-Coast Software
  • CD: Exploring the World of Work
  • LAP: Take Control (Quality-Control Measures)
  • LAP: Getting To Know You (Cultural Sensitivity)
  • DVD: Careers Without College
  • LAP: Keep Your Cool (Stress Management)
  • Book: Market Like You Mean It
  • DVD Series: Supermarket Secrets
  • DVD Series: Crowdfunding and Grants
  • LAP: Typecasting (Addressing Needs of Individual Personalities)
  • LAP: Get Informed (Acquiring Product Information for Use in Selling)
Issues & Ideas Discussion

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...  Read more