Ashley Greenway on: Bringing Entrepreneurship to First Graders
“First graders can understand entrepreneurship on a deeper level than many people give them credit for.” – Ashley Greenway
School: Elm Street Elementary
Type of School: Public – District
Location: Rome, GA
School Population: 555
Demographic: 89% minority students
% Free/reduced lunch program: 92%
Bringing Entrepreneurship to First Graders
- Let students choose the business.
- Integrate curriculum into the business.
- Invite business professionals into the class to share real-world applications of entrepreneurial skills.
- Use design challenges and competitions as opportunities to grow entrepreneurial skills.