A business simulation program that improves math and planning skills as students manage a musical band, schedule concerts, authorize merchandise, etc., using data analysis, problem-solving skills, and critical thinking
Your students manage a musical band and improve their math and planning skills with a new business simulation from the makers of Hot Dog Stand: The Works. Assuming the role of manager, students sign a client, schedule concerts and promotions, authorize merchandise, and deal with unexpected events, such as rainouts or lost costumes! The goals are to make money for themselves and their band, and to increase the band's popularity.
Students improve their ability in math, data analysis, and problem-solving skills using charts, graphs, and written materials to analyze marketing information, demographics, and music preferences in different cities and by selecting their most profitable place to perform.
Capture the attention of your young adolescents with an appealing program that will help them use math in interesting and realistic decision-making situations. The program meets the following NCTM standards: data analysis, connections, and problem solving.
- Interpret graphs, charts and data
- Develop data analysis skills
- Deal with time-critical situations
- Determine averages
- Draw inferences
- Create budgets
- Measure rates
- Estimate costs
- Make projections
- Compute percentages
- Manage money