Business Dynamics II
At this point I am hoping you all had some time to click around on my website as well as locate our class in Microsoft Teams of Office 365. Please continue to help your classmates out as some may need assistance locating and gathering class materials. Please feel free to email me directly if you are having difficulties.
I have posted an assignment in Teams that you can view. Please make note of the due date and please know that nothing is being graded at this point. My goal is to provide you with some enrichment to our class curriculum as well as create an opportunity to discuss our learning and communicate. So this brings me to my next challenge..... I'm looking to try a Zoom class and set up some virtual office hours to connect with students. Please give me some feedback by posting in teams. I would like to have some sort of a routine weekly visit set up to start after the break.
I'm looking forward to seeing all of you soon.
Your Artifact Projects were amazing! I was very pleased to see the thoughtfulness and details that was displayed in your work. Please rest assured that I reviewed them all and you all did well.
At this point I would like to try and set up a class using Microsoft 365 (Teams). I’m not sure how many of you are failure with this program…. I’m assuming some of you may be more of an expert then I am. Either way, we will figure it out together.
Please log into your Microsoft 365 account and click on Teams. You should see a Team created named “BDII”. Once clicking on the Team link you will find links which will connect you to uploaded files. You may have to scroll down when looking for the most recent post. I will update each week as we progress through the material. As of today, I’m thinking we should progress at a slower rate as to allow students the ability to connect with us and get used to a newer style of learning. As we get comfortable with Teams, you may post messages or questions that I can reply to. You can always direct questions to my email as well if you feel more comfortable.
If you are having issues with the program and need some additional resources to assist you please check out the following links.
Student Technology Assistance: https://www.pittsfordschools.org/domain/2072
District Help Page (Specific to Microsoft Teams): https://www.pittsfordschools.org/Page/23557
Business Dynamics II:
This course is designed to help students understand and develop the employment skills and knowledge needed to prepare for an exciting career in our rapidly changing business world. You will explore how to manage your personal finances including budgeting, banking, consumerism, credit and many other consumer skills.
Our Business Dynamics classes have a variety of activities to enhance the curriculum. Students will be introduced to local business professionals who have volunteered their time to come in and speak on topics related to creating personal budgets, credit responsibility, taxes, etc... Students who are signed up for Business Dynamics II are also welcome to attend the field trip to NY City. Students will tour venues like Madison Square Garden, Macy's, the financial district, the theater district, times square, etc... Many venues will also provide students with a short presentation and Q & A sessions.
"In NYC you visit many different businesses and speak with either the owner or a manager about the day to day operations. Also, the best part is getting time to walk around time square with your friends. You get time to explore and shop on your own. The Business Dynamics trip was the best school trip we have been on." - E. Carroll & S. Provvidenza
"Business Dynamics II is a very fun class. It's also a super helpful class for the future. The budget project was my favorite because I got a chance to learn how much it cost to be independent. I also learned a lot about taxes. Before this class I knew very little about personal finances and now I feel really confident about my future." - J. Aldred
"Throughout the Business Dynamics II course I learned many new skills that will help with my future decisions. We learned about taxes, checking & savings accounts, investing and how to budget. I found the class interesting because of its projects and helpful information" - C. Dehn