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    Welcome to Mr. Halvorson's classroom website.
     
     Name:Brian Halvorson
     Grade/Subject: BIM and Finance
     Phone:972-747-3308
     Room A222
     Email:brian.halvorson@allenisd.org
     

    Meet the Teacher

     

    PERIOD

    TIME

    CLASS

    1

    8:25 - 9:14  

    Finance

    2

    9:18 - 10:07

    Conference

    3

    10:11 - 11:00

    Finance

    4

    11:04 - 11:53

    BIM

    5

    12:31 - 12:56

    Homeroom

    6

    1:00 - 1:49

    BIM

    7

    8

    1:53 -2:42

    2:46 -3:35

     

    BIM

    BIM

    Tutoring after School Tuesday and Thursday   

     Personal Finance
     
    We have found students have gaps in their basic knowledge of computers, so all of the courses will start with a couple of weeks covering those basics, then we will move on to the specific content for Personal Finance.

    Computer Basics

    • Keyboard shortcuts
    • File Management
    • Computer Parts
    • Network drives, local drives, removable drives

    College Terminology

    • Holland Codes
    • high school credit vs. college credit
    • 2-year college vs. 4-year college
    • AA, BA, MA, PhD
    • tuition, fees
    • core vs. elective courses
    • Fill out schedule for high school courses with endorsement

    Personal Financial Literacy

    • Income
    • Money Management
    • Spending and Credit
    • Saving and Investing
       

    BIM Syllabus:

    Passion and Motivation

    Networking

    Job Clusters

    Allen High School classes/4 year plan

    College research

    Budgeting

    Shadow Day: Shadow a professional person at work

    Resumes

    Applications

    Interviews

    Design and Present own business plan

    Detail use of Microsoft Office 

    Current Events

    Presentations

    There will be a semester exam at the end of each semester.  Dates for these will be given at a later time.


     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     
     
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