Junior Achievement Program Supplements
The following supplements are available to JA Areas, teachers, volunteers and parents for use with all JA programming to extend and enhance the JA experience for students. These supplements provide students with additional information, learning opportunities, and experiences that support their understanding of JA's curriculum.
Junior Achievement, in cooperation with the Social Science Education Consortium, has developed 12 "Economic Investigations" designed to help High School students achieve a deeper understanding of current economic issues.
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JA Access Your Future™
JA Access Your Future is an app that helps teens, their parents and teachers break down the cost of achieving young people's career goals into real, easy-to-understand numbers.
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JA Assembling Your Career
JA Assembling Your Career helps provide middle school and high school students with practical information about STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics - careers and ways students can prepare for these careers while still in school.
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JA Connect Learning Pathways is Junior Achievement’s first self-guided student experience, featuring a flexible, modular repository of activities related to work and career readiness.
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JA Hand in Hand
JA Hand in Hand video series allows students to learn foundational financial literacy concepts and videos support learning for all students through American Sign Language, close captioning, and audio
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JA Here to Career™
JA Here to Career provides middle and high school students with a unique opportunity to engage in detailed career exploration, with a focus on opportunities in their own community and regional area.
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JA Influencer is a resource for educators to discuss topical subjects on financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship with students. Designed with high school students in mind, the JA Influencer white paper and discussion guide dive into current events to prompt conversation and learning.
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JA Money Quiz
Put your financial intelligence to the test with Junior Achievement’s Money Quiz! Each time you take the quiz, the questions will be different, and you’ll have the opportunity to learn more and improve your score.
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JA Our Neighbors™
JA Our Neighbors is a series of culturally responsive videos designed to help contextualize concepts introduced in JA’s elementary school programs. The videos utilize social emotional learning concepts to support the participating students.
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JA Searching for Savings
JA Searching for Savings is a supplemental activity that seeks to help middle grades students see the value in online tools that help save money. Following participation in the supplement, students will be able to decipher the value of coupons in an overall budget.
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JA Teen Budgeting Income and Spending Worksheets
The Junior Achievement Budget Sheet provides students with the opportunity to track their income and spending throughout the month.
Students are also encouraged to share their long-term and short-term goals in order to budget for the future.
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JA Tools for Success™
JA Tools for Success introduces middle school students to work and career readiness skills and other concepts and thought processes needed to prepare for the digital economy. Students learn work-ready skills needed to interact, build relationships, and exhibit self-awareness through the lens of their own values, skills, and interests.
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Junior Achievement $ave, USA
We know it can be tough to speak to or teach your kids about money-management issues. We hope that you find these lessons helpful with those conversations!
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Amy Kneesey, Vice Chairman of the Brevard County School Board
"It’s a way to expand our curriculum without having to put out more resources. That’s a win for everyone."
Beth Westfall, Assistant Principal West Side Elementary School
"JA is relevant to my school, more so now than ever."
Hilah R. Mercer, Principal Cambridge Elementary Magnet School
"Junior Achievement is an outstanding, motivating program for our elementary students. Several of [our teachers] had JA volunteers last year and all had great praise for the program"
Michael Johnson, PhD, UCF Professor, College of Education
"I have long believed that this JA experience is so valuable for our UCF students and that actually it is a rare win for all experience, the UCF students, the school teachers, the school students, the UCF Education Profs, and the JA sponsors."