DECA Nationals 2014

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

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Spirited Co-advisor

slogan: Make it Count. Our flight touched down in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday afternoon, and we hit the ground running.…

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Retail Therapy

Shopping is Learning

Retail Marketing & Sales students of DCTS at Buffalo Wild Wings in Colonial Park Mall

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.…

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Extra! Extra!

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.…

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The Free Enterprise System

The FES Unit Plan

picture credit to www.socialstudieshelp.com

picture credit to www.socialstudieshelp.com

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.…

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Career Education and Work

Career Acquisition 101

Objectives – 80% of students will complete the objectives with a minimum of 80% competency.

SWBAT:

  1. Create a career portfolio — an individualized collection of material — to be used for mock job interviews and DECA competition
  2. Create a resume, a cover letter and a follow-up thank you letter according to current industry standards
  3. Demonstrate appropriate interview behaviors in a simulated job interview according to teacher criteria
  4. Structure answers to job interview questions using STAR technique (Situation, Task, Action, Result)

Standards:

Examples of EQ's used throughout the unit.

Examples of EQ’s used throughout the unit.

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