The success enjoyed by most industrialized countries can be attributed to the role played by technological innovation and business management, both of which continue to drive their economies today. Great article. Being a small business developer and marketer myself, I especially appreciate this contribution to the cause for entrepreneurship. Thank you for such a comprehensive list of ideas. So many people are ‘out of work’, need to reinvent themselves and never even thought of going in this direction. This is a great road map for them. Effective social studies classrooms will also teach students how to discern between the similarities and differences between geographical locations based on maps and data, and teach students the difference between facts and opinion; this topic dovetails nicely with map and globe skills. Teachers will also help students improve their interpretation of timelines, and help them gain the ability to analyze charts, graphs and diagrams to formulate hypothesis.