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
Be sure to reinforce the competencies acquired or developed by organizing activities similar to a prom.
Go over what students have learned about finance and cooperatives through the Planning a prom activity.
Students can use the new financial and cooperative management concepts they have acquired to find ways of financing their studies.
For help in conducting a cooperative class project, 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.