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    High School of Business™ is launching new professional development webinars this season! In response to requests from veteran teachers, we are hosting new webinars that will help teachers delve deeper Read More
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    New additions to State's Connection: Gray Zone: Ethical dilemmas focusing on 1) Product life cycles, and 2) Balance sheets. Action Brief: Increased environmental government regulations. (Action Briefs are one or Read More
  • High School of Business announces top-scoring students in nation +

    Congratulations! MBA Research proudly recognizes High School of Business™ students with the highest exam scores in the nation. Click here for the complete list. Here’s what people are saying about Read More
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    MBA Research is pleased to announce that students in its High School of Business™ program can now earn up to six college credits through Bellevue University. In addition to its Read More
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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-EC-006, Are You Satisfied? (Economics and Economic Activities), revised
  • LAP-SM-013, Plan for Success (Creating a Business Plan), formerly LAP-SM-002
  • LAP-EI-075, It's Up to You (Taking Responsibility for Decisions and Actions)
  • LAP-MK-004, Have It Your Way (Nature of Marketing), revised
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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