About the Book
This book is a compilation of twenty-seven articles by the OISE business studies class of 2010 highlighting best practices of Ontario secondary school business teachers. Best practices are organized into the following categories: classroom and lesson ideas, fundraising and fairs as authentic learning, field trips, engaging students with contests, SHSM initiatives, and making strides outside the classroom. The book is ideal for business teachers who are seeking ideas for innovative strategies to enhance their programs.
Dr. Laura Elizabeth Pinto is the author of several Canadian textbooks, and is the recipient of a Governor General's Gold Medal. She has published dozens of academic and professional articles based on her research in the areas of education policy, critical media studies, business education, educational leadership, and philosophy of education. She has taught in the University of Toronto initial teacher education program for several years. She is currently Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at Niagara University.