ERIC Number: ED332018
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
The Wildbunch Seed Company: Entrepreneurship for At-Risk Students.
Hood River Valley Opportunity School, OR.
This project is a program of the Hood River Valley (Oregon) Opportunity School, a half-day alternative school attended by at-risk students. The project's objective is to teach fundamental academics through a practical experience in setting up and running a small business: the wholesale purchasing and retail mail-order sales of wildflower seeds. Contents include a project description with work schedule and worksite characteristics analysis; background information on the Opportunity School; a list of benefits of the project; additional information on project activities; and sample sales forms. A list of the areas of the curriculum to be taught through entrepreneurship with corresponding objectives is included, and a job description checklist is also provided. Other contents include copies of newspaper articles on the project and the wildflower seed catalog, with descriptions of flower seeds available. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Hood River Valley Opportunity School, OR.