For Educators

Educators, welcome! First of all, thanks for all you do. I know it must be a tough job!

Now, if you're looking for activities and lessons you can take into the classroom (or homeschooling environment) to help teach your students about business , then you've come to the right spot. The materials in this section have been reviewed by teachers just like you, and they've been developed to help you bring the recommended Common Core State Standards to your class in an innovative, fun, out-of-the-box way.

We'd love to improve our resources, and provide new and updated versions that will support you and your teaching, so please give us feedback and let us know what ideas you have. It will help us help you. Click here to submit ideas. Thank you!

Teacher’s Guides:

Our Teacher's Guides contain exercises and activities for the classroom. There are several levels of activities, so find the Teacher's Guide that is right for your classroom level, then get learning! Many of the activities can also be done in a home school environment to support learning. Choose from Beginner (K-1st Grade), Intermediate (2nd-3rd Grade) or Advanced (3rd-4th Grade).

Book Questions:

These Book Review Questions allow students to dive into the concepts of the Bea is for Business books, based on the grade level expectations developed by the Core Standards. Find questions pertaining to the each book's plot, math and literary concepts, and vocabulary development.

Focus Groups:

Believe it or not, Focus Groups can be a great exercise to utilize in a classroom environment! Focus Groups encourage students to share their thoughts or experiences, keep a conversation on topic, listen to each other, take turns talking, respect others’ ideas, and get creative! Give it a shot, and come back for more ideas.

Quick Ideas:

If you're in need of a quick learning exercise to complement an in-class reading of our flagship book, Bea is for Business, try one of these Quick Ideas. The lesson will be easy for teachers to use quickly, and give students an exercise to broaden their business understanding.

Symbolism in the Book:

Throughout the Bea is for Business books, you can find fun, symbolic pictures to learn even more about business, history and culture. Some of the symbolism is geared more towards Mom and Dad, so keep your eyes peeled, and learn more here!