Making it Count
DECA Nationals 2014 so much to do…so little time. It’s easy to see why the event is headlined with a motivating and challenging
slogan: Make it Count. Our flight touched down in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday afternoon, and we hit the ground running.…
Shopping is Learning
Retail Marketing & Sales students of DCTS at Buffalo Wild Wings in Colonial Park Mall.
There are plenty of reasons why taking students on a field trip to the Colonial Park Mall is educational. Laced with opportunities, my DCTS students were engaged in an environment fit for Retail Marketing & Sales.…
Dropping a Line
The 11th grade students of DCTS were knee deep into an advertising project. In fact, as we peeled back the layers of onion, two students actually took it upon themselves to cold call some newspaper places to find out just how much these ads cost.…
The FES Unit Plan
Objectives Students will become informed of the basic economic freedoms in the free enterprise system.
SWBAT: 80% of students will demonstrate competencies using a variety of assessment with an overall portfolio score of 80% or higher.…
Career Acquisition 101
Objectives – 80% of students will complete the objectives with a minimum of 80% competency.
- Create a career portfolio — an individualized collection of material — to be used for mock job interviews and DECA competition
- Create a resume, a cover letter and a follow-up thank you letter according to current industry standards
- Demonstrate appropriate interview behaviors in a simulated job interview according to teacher criteria
- Structure answers to job interview questions using STAR technique (Situation, Task, Action, Result)
Examples of EQ’s used throughout the unit.