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Slater Farms

A Microsoft Office Agribusiness Simulation

Students learn what it's like to own, operate, and manage an agribusiness.

Description

This computer simulation will teach your students what it’s like to own, operate, and manage an agribusiness. Using their computer applications skills, students work to produce professional documents as the Microsoft Office Specialist of a fruit and vegetable farm. Throughout these real-world projects, students are exposed to channels of distribution, marketing techniques, and other concepts typical in the agricultural industry.

Features
  • Designed for all versions of Microsoft Office, Google Apps, or equivalent applications
  • Hi-resolution "Slater Farms" logo provided to add a professional touch to the simulation
  • Real-world projects that connect students to a real agribusiness
Table of Contents

Curriculum Guide


Word Processing

1. Farmer’s Market Press Release

2. Slater Farms Business Letterhead

3. Employee Memo

4. Apple Pie Recipe

5. Calendar of Events

6. Scholarship Application

7. Monthly Newsletter

8. Customer Survey

9. Field Trip Letter

 

Spreadsheets

1. Apple Harvest Schedule

2. Balance Sheet

3. Seasonal Crops Chart

4. Planting and Harvest Schedule

5. School Contact List

6. Customer Survey Results

 

Desktop Publishing

1. Employee Name Badge

2. Coupon Flyer

3. Promotional Postcard

4. Magazine Cover

5. Slater Farms Brochure

 

Presentations

1. Agritainment Tour

2. Cooking Demo

 

Databases

1. Pricing List

2. Equipment Inventory

3. Apple Harvest Table

Online Student and Instructor Resources

The Online Instructor and Student Resources for Slater Farms are housed on MyCompanionSite.com.

Online Instructor and Student Resources Include:

  • Instructor's Guide
  • Project Answer Keys
  • Grading Rubrics
  • Grading Forms
  • Student Progress Checklist
  • Hi-resolution Logos
    • Many projects require students to insert the Slater Farms logo to create professionally-styled documents.
eText License Information
  • School License: License includes unlimited lifetime access to the eText and resources for up to 250 students annually. Call or email for larger school license pricing.
  • District License: License includes unlimited lifetime access to the eText and resources for up to 1,000 students annually. Call or email for larger district license pricing.
  • Instructor Resources: Included free for unlimited number of instructors; lifetime access.
  • Format/Delivery: eText is in PDF format. eText and student/instructor resources can be uploaded to any LMS or accessed through MyCompanionSite.com.
Specifications

Grade: 6-8, 9-12

Slater Farms (Print) - Min. 15 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-934422-54-0
Author: The Development Team at B.E. Publishing, Diane M. Silvia, Linda M. Viveiros
© 2013
Size: 8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 104
Print Color: Full Color
Binding: Spiral Bound

Slater Farms (eText - School License) (Digital)
ISBN: 978-1-934422-56-4
Author: The Development Team at B.E. Publishing, Diane M. Silvia, Linda M. Viveiros
© 2013
Page Count: 104

Slater Farms (eText - District License) (Digital)
ISBN: 978-1-626890-29-9
Author: The Development Team at B.E. Publishing, Diane M. Silvia, Linda M. Viveiros
© 2013
Page Count: 104

EduTyping K-12 Web-based Keyboarding - 1 Year Subscription (Web-based)
Author: The Development Team at B.E. Publishing and Joy Tavano
Software Version: 4

Purchase Options

Item # Item Name ISBN Qty. Unit Price Total
TB-SF-WB Slater Farms (Print) - Min. 15 9781934422540 $46.95
TB-SF-EB-SL Slater Farms (eText - School License) 9781934422564 $2,995.00
TB-SF-EB-DL Slater Farms (eText - District License) 9781626890299 $4,195.00