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Welcome to the search area for tools and methods!

We have collected examples from 90 schools in several European countries. You can search by four different criteria:

  • At which age level you teach
  • The different subjects and activities you are interested in
  • Teaching issues you want to look into
  • How to strenghten different skills and competences among the students

More will come, and you can help by sharing your best practice.

When you have selected a tool or method, there is an option to review the tool. We encourage you to share your opinion or view. This will help us develop the virtual guide, and give important feedback to your colleagues all over Europe.  

 

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Exploring Economics uses hands-on activities to explain complex economic concepts such as supply and demand, inflation, and the production, distribution and consumption of goods. It gives insight into the effect governments and individuals have on the global economy— and on the price of a loaf of bread.

Economics reinforces concepts of micro- and macro-economics by having students explore the basic characteristics of an economic system and how economic principles influence business decisions. It also introduces students to consumer issues, such as saving, investing, and taxation.

Titan allows students to operate a virtual company through a Web-based simulation. The students' success depends on decisions about their product's price and their company's marketing, research and development, and business practices. Win or lose, students gain an understanding of how management decisions affect a company's bottom line.

Personal Finance explores the fundamental elements of personal finances: earnings, saving and investing, budgeting, credit, risk management, and giving. Students apply these elements to a personal financial plan that allows them to set specific goals for their lifelong financial needs and desired quality of life.

A process/stage-gate model, developed collaboratively by a Danish primary teacher and a teacher trainer, which is based on design thinking and user-focus.  

The process involves four separate stages (FIRE means 'four' in Danish). It was developed specifically for schools, and for learning situations where learning a subject with concepts, for example, is the core focus.

An account of how a Slovakian school uses the development of a student-run company to build awareness of entrepreneurship and business literacy - and bring benefits for the school community.

An account of how a Slovakian school supports its students in developing problem-solving skills and creative thinking.

A resource for schools and colleges devised by JA-YE Norway, Creative Cards consists of a set of 54 cards which contain a range of ideas and exercises focusing on problem-solving and offering inspiration for collaboration and creative thinking.

Also known as Creativity Camps or 24-hour Camps, Innovation Camps are a means of bringing students together to address and find solutions to a specific business challenge. They are the perfect way to educate and motivate key players such as teachers and business people about how to encourage entrereneurship in the classroom.
A project designed initially for Business College students but easily adaptable to support entrepreneurship in other educational settings. Students identify and invite an entrepreneur to be interviewed by them. They then present their own business ideas to the interviewee in order to gain feedback from an experienced business person
Supported risk-taking, together with opportunities for learning how to assess and manage the consequences appropriately, should form an integral part of any entrepreneurial learning programme. This is a statement of why risk management matters, based on the experience of Junior Achievement Slovakia.

Thanks to Impresa in azione students around Italy and Europe learn  how to take a business idea from concept to reality. They form their own “student company” and discover first hand how a company functions by the support of a teacher and a volunteer advisers from the business community. 


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