NEW 2015 RESOURCES
Curricular Resources in Business Education
Below are the CLN "Theme Pages" which focus on specific topics within Business
Education. CLN's theme pages are collections of useful Internet educational resources
within a narrow curricular topic and contain links to two types of information.
Students and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...)
to help them learn about this topic. In addition, there are links to instructional
materials (lesson plans) which will help teachers provide instruction in this
Consumer Protection Theme Page
Entrepreneurship Theme Page
Sustainable Development Theme Page
General Business Education Resources
Here are a number of links to other Internet resources which contain information
and/or other links related to Business Education. Please read our
Argus Clearinghouse for Subject-Oriented Internet Resource Guides: Business
- The Argus Clearinghouse provides a central access point for Internet-based
information on Business Education. This "meta-list" contains links to a very
large number of WWW sites, organized under about 70 different business-related
topics such as economics, finance, international trade, jobs, and personal
Columbia Business Service Center
- This site contains a wealth of information about developing and operating
Canadian Financial Network
- CFN provides a multi-faceted source of information for people interested
in investing in Canada. Information and links are organized into several categories,
including financial news, stocks, bonds, funds, investment research, futures
and options, utilities and software, and world financial links.
- A metalist of links to over 1,000 consumer web sites.
- The site has support for economics education of all forms, including curricular
resources, data, and links to other sites. Instructional materials and lesson
ideas are also included.
on the Web
- Here's another meta-list, but this one focusses on financial resources.
The topics fall into such topic areas as financial markets, personal finance,
academic research on finance and education in finance. The latter links tend
to be at the post-secondary level.
- This German meta-list has an abundant collection of Internet resources
that provides useful insight into personal financial planning's many facets.
Resources are divided into five separate sections: guides, learning to invest,
help to plan your financial future, private investment consulting, and homeowners'
- Explanations of how insurance works and information on specific types of
policies including auto, home, life, annuity, disability, and medical insurances.
- This ThinkQuest site, designed by students for kids, introduces the concepts
of investing, describes the types of investments, and offers a stock game
to test knowledge and skills.
- This site has four areas that will be attractive to Business Education
students and teachers. (1) A market simulation where students (individuals
or groups) invest $100,000 of fantasy money; (2) Investment Basics - explanations
of the value of saving and the power of compounding; (3) Investment Lessons
on stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and taxes (US); (4) Real Life Examples of
how three teenagers got started investing.
- This site is actually an excerpt from the CD-ROM of the name "Career Paths
in Accounting". There is information about the skills that accounting requires,
salaries and firms, and print and Internet resources.
- This is a meta-list of about 100 links to site which will perform calculations/estimates
for you. Categories include: Science/Math (e.g., measurement conversions);
Health (e.g., calorie counter); Finance (e.g., compound interest); and Miscellaneous.
Institute for Consumer Education (NICE)
- NICE's mandate reads: "NICE is a professional development center and resource
clearinghouse in consumer, economic and personal finance education." K-12
teachers will find a number of useful educational resources, including mini-lessons,
resource lists, on-line copies of various reports dealing with consumer education,
and links to other useful information.
Business and Economy
- Yahoo's extensive directory is organized as a collection of sub-directories.
Along with many other topics, these sub-directories include marketing, trade,
consumer economy, and electronic commerce.
Note: The sites listed above will serve as a source of curricular content in Business Education. For other resources in this subject area (e.g., lesson plans or theme pages), click the "previous screen" button below. Or, click here
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