JA Program Spotlight: JA Our Region

Junior Achievement USA is highlighting each of its 22 programs through a series of blog posts to build awareness for the breadth of our programs. 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 Our Region is a series of five sessions recommended for students in fourth grade. The average time for each session is 45 minutes. Materials are packaged in a self-contained kit that includes detailed session plans for the volunteer and materials for 32 students.

All JA programs are designed to support the skills and competencies identified by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. JA programs also correlate to state standards in social studies, English, and mathematics, and to Common Core State Standards.

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