What do honey badgers (that obviously just don’t care!) and Rebecca Black have in common? They both reside in this strange, scary land we call the “Internet”. And although no one has ever successfully navigated the entirety of the land, I’m here to serve as your welcoming crew. There are so many resources available to you that can help in competition preparation, managing your chapter, and all things related to DECA. The hard part, as you might have already known, is finding these resources and determining which ones are the best.
Knowledge@Wharton High School is a very beneficial resource for competitors or anyone who wants to know more about the wonderful world of business. Being a part of the amazing Nevada DECA also has its upside because it gives you get special access! Now you’re probably thinking, “Why haven’t I ever heard of this before?” However, don’t worry! That’s completely fine since I’m going to walk you through all of the amazingly awesome features is this website.
K@WHS is a global online business journal for high school students, whose information is provided by one of the top leaders in the business world today, the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Knowledge@Wharton High School has a multitude of articles in a variety of different categories ranging from fashion to sports and entertainment. You can literally pick any category and I guarantee that it’ll be there! These articles give you the current trends going on in your competitive event’s industry and is specifically tailored to high school students, providing context that is easy to understand and literally made just for you!
One of the best competition preparation resources on K@WHS is its extensive glossary of business terms. If you need more information on a certain term, there is also a video of a Wharton professor explaining the word and articles containing the term so that you can read and understand it in its context. There are even more learning opportunities when you check out K@WHS’ lesson plans, giving you links to more resources and articles on how to get hired for a job, how to dress to impress, and countless other options! Knowledge@Wharton High School also provides a recap on the biggest articles of the week so that you never miss out on anything.
And guess the best part about it? IT’S FREE!
So what are you waiting for? Sign up for Knowledge@Wharton High School here: http://kwhs.wharton.upenn.edu/register/.
And if you’re a media buff, you can always keep up with K@WHS here:
Go forth and explore, my fellow DECAites!
Posted on Tue, September 25, 2012
by nvdecalogin filed under