Glencoe Accounting

Virtual Businesses and Glencoe Accounting

Virtual Business is a fully visual business simulation that introduces students to the principles of running a business. The visual simulation is based on research conducted by Knowledge Matters, Inc., for the U.S. Department of Education and is an excellent way to supplement your Glencoe Accounting curriculum.

About Virtual Business

Glencoe Accounting Extension Activities

Using Virtual Business to Meet Individual Needs and Learning Styles

About Virtual Business

Virtual Business provides a choice of CDs:Virtual Business® -Retailing or Virtual Business® -Management. Each has a slightly different angle on the world of running a business. Compare the two CDs by downloading the chart.

Take the Tour! Learn about all the unique features of Virtual Business. Look inside Virtual Business to see what your students will experience using a fully visual business simulation.

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Glencoe Accounting Extension Activities

Glencoe/McGraw-Hill has partnered with Virtual Business to develop custom activities for use in the classroom. The activities are available to Glencoe Accounting users and are only available on the Glencoe Web site. First take a look at Virtual Business Teacher Hints. Second, click on the lesson plan and handout link for the extension activity of your choice:

Extension Activities

Getting Started
Lesson Plan
Handout

Opening a Store
Lesson Plan
Handout

Forecasting
Lesson Plan
Handout

Target Marketing
Lesson Plan
Handout

Merchandising
Lesson Plan
Handout

Pricing
Lesson Plan
Handout

Promotion
Lesson Plan
Handout

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Using Virtual Business® to Meet Individual Needs and Learning Styles

One of your greatest challenges as an educator is to provide a positive learning environment for all students in your classroom. Each student is an individual, with his or her own learning styles, learning abilities, and physical abilities. Find out more about how to use Virtual Business in your classroom by clicking on the following links:

Virtual Business and Individual Needs

Virtual Business and the Eight Ways of Learning

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