Teachers' Resources Page
This page lists additional activities for teachers and kids of all ages, Web sites to explore, and more.
A Few More Activities
Enjoy these activities for exploring entrepreneurship, courtesy of the Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education.
Entrepreneurship... It's Elementary
A pageful of ideas for teaching elementary-age students.
Visualize Your Future
This exercise empowers students to imagine what might be.
Resources for Teaching Entrepreneurship
Teachers can find ways to extend entrepreneurship education into their
classrooms whether they are focused on economics, history, language
arts, or other disciplines.
Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education
This consortium publishes national standards for entrepreneurship education, along with an array of free teaching materials, including case studies, classroom activities, transparency masters, and more.
Resources for Budding Innovators
Access these Web sites for more resources, ranging from a tool-designing contest to a free Handbook for Inventors.
Kauffman Foundation: Children & Youth Entrepreneurship
This section of the Kauffman Foundation's Web site lists major programs for K-12 entrepreneurship, including the DECA Awards Program, the Mini-Society® approach to teaching entrepreneurship principles to students in grades 3-6, and New Youth Entrepreneur, a curriculum for grades 8-10.
Craftsman/NSTA Young Inventors Awards Program
The National Science Teachers Association, in partnership with Craftsman Tools, challenges students to design tools to mend, to make life easier or safer in some way, to entertain, or to solve an everyday problem. Awards are given annually for Grades 2-5 and Grades 6-8.
Kauffman Entrepreneur Internship Program
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation funds American colleges, universities, and entrepreneur support organizations to build internship programs for students. The KEIP operates in dozens of institutions nationwide. Individuals may not apply, but the program accepts applications from institutions every December.
The Lemelson-MIT Program: Outreach
This organization based at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology is dedicated to supporting and encouraging innovation and invention. This page lists some of their efforts, including a free online Handbook for Inventors, and the InvenTeams program, which awards money to teams of high school students in an annual invention competition.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office: Kids' Pages
The government's patent headquarters offers these pages for kids, parents, and teachers. Find out the difference between a patent and a trademark, read stories of creativity, and more.
In addition to the resources listed here, the About the Series section of this Web site includes a Further Reading page listing books and Web sites that may be useful.