Planning a prom
Level: High school
Students ages 15 to 17
Areas of learning:
- Career planning and entrepreneurship
- Citizenship and community life
- Environment and consumption
- Plan and carry out a major project
- Track earnings and expenses
- Meet deadlines
- Work cooperatively
For teens ages 15 to 17
In the fourth year of high school, and especially at the beginning of the fifth, students start thinking about how they will plan their prom. Take advantage of this event to launch the idea of a multidisciplinary cooperative entrepreneurship project for students. They will be able to develop financial management and cooperative organization competencies.
|Use mathematical reasoning
As part of the cost analysis and expense tracking:
|Write a variety of genres
English teachers can work with students on a writing activity linked to the creation of a yearbook:
- Processing information
- Thinking critically
Find out more
For help in conducting a cooperative class project, you may attend an educational session on youth collective entrepreneurship, free of charge. Contact an entrepreneurship development officer at Conseil québécois de la coopération et de la mutualité (site in French only).
To learn more, see Youth Entrepreneurship Program in Ontario.