Phil McDivitt and Maria Valehrach
Skateboarding, Ipads and Icecream – All In a Day’s Work!
What do skateboards, iPods and ice cream have in common? You might think they are all part of a fun-filled summer day for your children. Actually, they each played a role in our recent visit to M.C. Lively Elementary to teach Junior Achievement to a 4th grade class.
With the focus of our curriculum on entrepreneurism and successfully starting and running a business, what better way to demonstrate this concept to our class than through Tony Hawk, Steve Jobs, and Ben and Jerry’s. And while the name Tony Hawk may not necessarily be on the tips of our tongues, those 4th graders could have taught an 8-hour class just on him! For those of us who may not be as…