Oct. 15-18

This week we wrapped up our powerpoints and gave our presentations. Most of the students were pretty nervous, but overall, all classes did great! We are still working on talking to our audience, but our powerpoint skills came a long way through this experience! Moving on, we will be taking one more look at advertising Read More…

Oct. 1 – 4

This week, students were given their Powerpoint Assignment and then Ms. Brinker went through her Asics example. Since part of this assignment is to examine advertising, we then shifted our focus to understand the persuasive techniques advertisers use to convince consumers to spend money on their products. In this process, we examined a lot of Read More…

Sept. 23-27

This week students continued to build the their Powerpoints based around the company¬† the drew out of a box. Students were shown how to animate text, use transitions between slides and insert videos/images and gifs into their slides. It was more fun than many of them thought it would be! Next week we will continue Read More…

Sept. 16-19

Students started researching their own company that the drew out of a hat. All companies are large, well known companies that students are moderately familiar with. In this research, students had to consider their brands mission statement and also its history. From here, students took their research and are working on honing their powerpoint skills Read More…

Sept. 3-6

This week we were introduced to the joys of CTF 6! Students were given a brief synopsis of the course and found out that CTF6 would based around business skills: money management, advertising, pricing and supply/demand. To get excited about the idea, we watched Shark Tank and discussed the many terms we did not understand. Read More…