YSE Resources

YSE Resources

This page is intended to provide links to current YSE research, curricula, program outlines, and case studies.

 

***Mia’s Economic Resource Page***
Named for aspiring scholar and YSE collaborator

ADVANCING THE FIELD OF YOUTH SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

PAPERS

VIDEOS

ARTICLES

SALESFORCE APP

  • WIOA Form Package Installation Process v. 2.1 Tool Salesforce app developed to capture YSE data. The Workforce Incentive Act of 1998, Reauthorized in 2014, created a Work Readiness Tool that has been field tested. The tool includes a four point scale to assess each of ten foundation skills. Skills include Attendance, Punctuality, Workplace Appearance, Initiative, Quality, Communication Skills, Responsiveness, Teamwork, Critical-Thinking and Workplace Culture.  This software app created by Redpath Consulting  allows Nonprofits using Salesforce to track individual student scores on the WIOA worksheets. The Worksheet is below.
  • Salesforce Free for Nonprofits: Nonprofits can download 10 Free license from Salesforce by following this process.
  • Nonprofit Success Pack Upgrade Guide – This guide from Salesforce.com may assist in troubleshooting common concerns that arise from the installation and use of the FREE nonprofit version of Salesforce.

Collected YSE Concerns

Strategic Innovation Fund Evaluation Guide

THE CONSORTIUM FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION

  • Entrepreneurial Roadmap: This Toolkit for the National Content Standards for Entrepreneurship Education is designed to give you standards and Performance Indicators framework necessary for developing curriculum for entrepreneurship programs as a lifelong learning process.
  • Entrepreneurs are not born video: Great suggestions for ways to make entrepreneurship programs interesting and memorable through active participation in the learning process.

MINDFULNESS AND SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING

SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL VOLUNTEERS

THE COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC EDUCATION

  • Teaching the Ethical Foundations of Economics This publication contains 10 lessons that teach about the important role ethics and character play in a market economy and how, in turn, markets influence ethical behavior. Grade 9-12
  • Economics & EntrepreneurshipLooking to make this year even more fun and engaging? Start a classroom business with this revised and updated “how to” guide. Grade: K-2, 3-5, 6-8
  • Learning, Earning and Investing This publication introduces high school and middle school students to the critical role investing plays in our free market system. Grade: 6-8, 9-12
  • Risky Business Use this DVD program to show students how to live healthy, wealthy and risk-free. Grade: 9-12
  • Entrepreneurship Economics Contains 11 lessons featuring student-centered instructional methods on economic activity and how entrepreneurs benefit society. Grade: 9-12
  • Virtual Economics 4.5 Contains over 1,400 activity-based lessons and more than 50 videos that explain the key economics and personal finance concepts. Grade: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

4-H ENTREPRENEURSHIP: BE THE E

  • With 4-H’s entrepreneurship activity guide, middle school and high school students: learn business types, products & pricing, marketing, partnerships, agreements & contracts; go through the process of creating a business plan & starting a business; do market surveys, budget forecasts, exit strategies, ethics & more.

NETWORK FOR TEACHING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • ENTREPRENEURSHIP: OWNING YOUR FUTURE (PDF) The 11th edition of NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship)’s entrepreneurship textbook provides a student-friendly, comprehensive guide to developing a business plan. The NFTE store offers resources for administrators, teachers, alumni, policymakers, and entrepreneurs.

GOVENTURE PRODUCTS

  • GoVenture’s award-winning series of business and money management games and simulations.

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT 

  • JA BE ENTREPRENEURIAL: Junior Achievement’s web-based entrepreneurial curriculum program, focuses on challenging high school students, through interactive classroom activities, to start their own entrepreneurial venture while still in high school.

JACOBSON INSTITUTE FOR YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA

  • Through teacher education, innovative curricula, and outreach, the Jacobson Institute fosters the entrepreneurial mindset and prepares students for success in the worlds of business and entrepreneurship. The website offers several curriculum resources for teaching entrepreneurship.

THE NEW YOUTH ENTREPRENEUR SERIES

  • A comprehensive youth entrepreneurship curriculum published by the Education, Training, and Enterprise Center (EDTEC).

NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESSES

THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN ECOLOGY

  • PACE (PROGRAM FOR ACQUIRING COMPETENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP) This competency-based curriculum is designed for student use in the classroom, created by the Center on Education and Training for Employment at Ohio State University. There are 22 topic-based modules to suit individual program needs.

U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA) Yes to Youth Resources

  • SCORE: Found in 389 locations across the country, SCORE provides key services both face-to-face and online through free business counseling provided by experienced business men and women v olunteers. The SCORE small business Web site (www.SCORE.org) makes business counseling and information on the latest trends available around the clock. Ask SCORE provides access 24/7 to more than 1,400 SCORE counselors who will answer your questions. Enter a question or key words at Ask SCORE to find a match.
  • Women’s Business Centers: With over 100 locations, WBCs promote the growth of women-owned businesses through programs that address business training and technical assistance, and provide access to credit and capital, federal contracts, and international trade opportunities. WBCs can assist with getting businesses off the ground, market research, and locating resources, manufacturers and lenders.
  • SBA and JA Worldwide (Junior Achievement): are working together to encourage youth entrepreneurship. SBA’s programs and services are targeted specifically to small businesses. JA is the world’s largest organization educating young people about business, economics and free enterprise. Working together, SBA and JA can maximize support for the next generation of entrepreneurs.

YOUNGBIZ FOUNDATION

  • Designed for students age 9-12, a collection of curricula for teaching entrepreneurship, business, and personal finance.