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JA Our Community

JA Our Community uses posters and games to offer practical information about businesses and the many jobs those businesses offer in a community. Students explore production methods through a simulation game, and they learn about taxes, decision making, and how money flows in an economy.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA More than Money

JA More than Money introduces third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade students to financial literacy and entrepreneurship and to social studies learning objectives that include money-management, goods and services, and global markets. Through hands-on activities and a JA cast of characters serving as symbols for financial literacy and entrepreneurship concepts, students will learn a practical approach to starting a business and making smart decisions about managing money.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Our City

JA Our City introduces students to financial literacy and learning objectives for third–grade social studies, including the characteristics of cities, the importance of economic exchange, and how people and businesses in cities manage their money. Students will apply money-management strategies to personal and business accounts. The program is volunteer-taught and kit-based.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Our Families

JA Our Families introduces students to learning objectives for first-grade social studies, including families, neighborhoods, money, and needs and wants. Through hands-on classroom activities, students also explore the concept of entrepreneurship, specifically the ways in which businesses provide goods, services, and jobs for families. JA Our Families is volunteer-taught and kit-based with additional extended learning activities and optional digital assets offered throughout.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Our Nation

JA Our Nation provides practical information about the need for employees who can meet the demands of the 21st century job market, particularly high-growth, high-demand jobs. By program's end, students will understand the skills, especially in science, technology, engineering, and math, that will make their futures brighter

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Our Region

What does it take to operate a successful business in your area? In JA Our Region, students examine regional and state resources and supply chains, and they solve problems by weighing risks and potential rewards. JA classroom volunteers show how resources are combined to create goods and services.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Ourselves

JA Ourselves introduces kindergarten students to the intersection of financial literacy and early elementary grades social studies learning objectives. Through hands-on classroom activities, the program provides students with an introduction to personal economics and the choices consumers make to meet their needs and wants. It also introduces students to the role of money in society while providing them with practical information about earning, saving, and sharing money. JA Ourselves is volunteer-taught and kit-based.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA BizTown

JA BizTown combines in-class learning with a day-long visit to a simulated town. This popular program allows elementary school students to operate banks, manage restaurants, write checks, and vote for mayor. The program helps students connect the dots between what they learn in school and the real world.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Innovation Camp Primary

JA 6h Camp offers an inspiring method for developing children´s own strengths, learning interaction skills and trying entrepreneurship - all through practice.

In six hours, pupils receive the experience of generating an idea for a product, going through the production process and getting on the stage.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA Finland

JA Cha-Ching Program

The JA Cha-Ching Program provides the essential component for in-school curriculum to support teachers and volunteers to instill the four key money management concepts, Earn, Save, Spend and Donate in students’ daily life.  JA Cha-Ching Program is targeted at primary school children (ages 7 through 12). The curriculum consists of six 45-minute modular sessions, each session is taught through active, fun and hands-on learning that allows students to put into practice the knowledge acquired.


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