This collection is for everyone in New York City and includes the following:
Students at FLUSHING HIGH SCHOOL are interested in earning money. Many of our students are enrolled in Virtual Enterprise classes and already know the basics of starting their own company. Our students use this collection to learn how to apply the skills they learn in school to either start their own business or develop a business they already started. Many of our students also use the collection to plan for their future. The collection helps them to focus on their personal goals and interests to find a life path that reflects their passions.
Flushing High School business students attended the International Youth Business Summit, held in New York City, April 16-18th, 2018.
Our students proudly displayed their Virtual Business program, Olympic Insurance, to an international community.
Students in the business program at Flushing High School graduate with the ability to find immediate part time employment. They are experts in Microsoft Office and the challenges of running a successful small business. Students participate in the Virtual Enterprise program, a simulated business that is set up and run by students.
ELA Standards: Reading Informational Text
Integration of Knowledge & Ideas
Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.
BOOKS are far superior to articles because they often have more images and text. Books should be the first stop in every research plan.
All the BOOKS below contain fantastic photographs that capture . Flushing High School Library has the books listed in the catalog. Other BOOKS about can be found at the Queens Public Library.
Business Insights: Essentials
ELA Standards: Writing—Research to Build and Present Knowledge
Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
The New York Small Business Development Center can help you with a business plan, legal questions and general advice, all for free! Schedule a first interview and get moving. Located throughout New York State, including all 5 boros of NYC.
Business Mentor NY connects aspiring business owners with experienced mentors in their field of interest. Everybody needs a partner. Don't go it alone. Find help and advice through this website.
ELA Standards: Writing
Production and Distribution of Writing
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.
Read 1-3 Books or Chapter Selections from BOOKS in the LibGuide.
Record 5 facts and 5 responses to each fact on the Fact Response Journal Organizer.
Type an Annotation for each Book or Chapter selection read (75-word summary and 75-word critique).
* Teacher Assigned: Type a Research Paper about an assigned research topic.