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Amy Byers
South Brunswick High School (NC)

Amy Byers has been appointed to the MBA National Teacher Advisory Network effective July 1. Amy is a marketing teacher at South Brunswick High School in Southport, NC.  Read more

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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:

  • Need help deciding which modules to use with your students? Check out our new 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.
  • The West Virginia Department of Education has once again purchased full LC subscriptions for its CTE business and marketing programs. Thank you, and welcome back to all of our WV LC users!
  • Sign up for our free webinars to get tips and creative ideas for using the LC system from your fellow teachers.
Newest Releases
  • LAP: High Hopes (Developing an Achievement Orientation)
  • 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)
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