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

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
  1. Let students choose the business.
  2. Integrate curriculum into the business.
  3. Invite business professionals into the class to share real-world applications of entrepreneurial skills.
  4. Use design challenges and competitions as opportunities to grow entrepreneurial skills.