Bea is for Business Launches Second Grade Book Tour at Dilworth Elementary School in Charlotte, N.C

 
 
Co-Founder, Meg Seitz, on the Bea is for Business Second Grade Book Tour.
Co-Founder, Meg Seitz, on the Bea is for Business Second Grade Book Tour.
 
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Dec. 30, 2014 - PRLog -- As a part of their “Making Spirits Bright” holiday campaign, the Charlotte start-up, Bea is for Business, launched a book tour through the second grades classes at Dilworth Elementary School in Charlotte, NC.

Launched in August of 2013, Bea is for Business published two leveled reader books within six months of each other. In November of this year, the team launched a new concept – their first chapter book, Bea is for Business: The Caramel Popcorn Venture. All the stories are written to be kid-friendly business case studies.

The idea of “Making Spirits Bright” during the holidays is an important message the company is communicating. They believe that there is more to just filling up a toy box – and that inspiring kids to think and dream is a much greater, more profitable gift and long-term investment.

Reaching out to second grade classrooms at Dilworth Elementary was a perfect fit for the educational platform that teaches kids about business – especially during the holiday season of giving.

“The Bea is for Business platform is ideal for kids this age because they are able to hear concepts and then put them into action,” says Co-Author and CEO, Jamie A. Brown. “Plus, some of the kids already have a little bit of business experience whether from listening to business-savvy parents or helping an older sibling with the proverbial lemonade stand.”

A powerful champion of the importance of teaching kids business principles, the company’s product line is designed for kids ages five to nine.

During the second grade book tour, the Co-Authors, Jamie A. Brown and Meg Seitz, shared time in the class reading, asking questions about the book and the book’s message, and then hosting classroom brainstorming sessions.

The brainstorming sessions gave way to a follow-up Q&A where students could ask the authors anything they wanted about the book series, main character, or business itself. One of the authors’ favorite questions from a student? “Who is your venture capitalist?”

To help educate kids about business, oflg Bea is for Business encourages parents who buy the book for their own kids to take it into the classroom for out-loud readings for a whole class.

“Our concept is built off the Common Core State Standards to help kids pull in math concepts, real-world experiences, and expansion of vocabulary development. The books therefore make a great classroom resource,” says Meg Seitz, Co-Author and Vice President. “A lot of kids don’t have an opportunity to learn about business unless they get it from school. Bea is for Business helps facilitate that opportunity.”

The Bea is for Business concept is geared toward the elementary level, and the company sees itself as a bridge that helps kids learn the fundamentals of business before they are primed to enjoy concepts like Warren Buffet’s Biz Whiz Kids – which is aimed more for tweens and teens.

To nominate your child’s class to receive a free copy of the latest Bea is for Business chapter book, The Caramel Popcorn Venture, write to bea@beaisforbusiness.com.

About Bea is for Business

Bea is for Business is an innovative, educational platform dedicated to teaching young children about business. Developed to enhance business education at home and at school, Bea is for Business encourages families and teachers to explore business topics through reading, vocabulary development, classroom curriculums, focus groups, and do-at-home activities. For educational resources please visit www.beaisforbusiness.com. Book purchases may also be made on Amazon.com.

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