JA Current Economic Climate

These program supplements help students understand the current economic climate and how they can succeed, regardless of the prevailing financial circumstances.

Applications

A Charity Fair: Online Supplement

A Charity Fair: Online Supplement

JA Charity Fair is designed for students in upper elementary and lower middle grades. Following participation in the supplement, students will be able to:

Understand the basics of personal budgeting and the need for proactive planning as it pertains to charitable giving, taking into account income and other spending and saving needs.
- Understand there is an opportunity cost inherent in making a financial decision to give charitably.
- Apply specific strategies for selecting a charitable organization.
- Understand there are alternatives to cash donation, including alternative methods of payment and donation of time or items.
- Recognize that selecting a particular organization to donate to is neither good nor bad, but that each choice can have a different consequence for the donor, organization, and community.


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Battle of the Bands: Online Supplement

Battle of the Bands: Online Supplement

Battle of the Bands is designed for high school students, Grades 9-12. Following participation in the supplement, students will be able to:

- Determine how a person's income can reflect the choices she or he has made about education, training, skills, and careers.
- Apply economic terms and concepts related to career preparation.


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Elementary

All in It Together is designed for elementary school students, Grades 2-3. Following participation in the supplement, students will be able to:

- Describe the importance of the whole family working together to save money by being thrifty.
- Recall and apply specific strategies for spending less and saving more.

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Analyzing Credit Cards is designed for elementary school students, Grades 4-5. Following participation in the supplement, students will be able to:

- Recognize the fact that credit cards are not good or bad, but how they are used can have positive or negative consequences for a family and for the economy.
- Analyze data related to U.S. credit cards and consumers.

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Middle

JA Proactive Planning is designed for middle grades students. Following participation in the supplement, students will be able to:

- Describe the importance of proactive financial planning as a means of preparing for a changing economy.
- Recall and apply specific strategies designed to recession-proof personal finances.

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High

JA Hire Yourself is designed for high school students. Following participation in the supplement, students will be able to:

- Describe the importance of strategically selecting work in recession-proof industries to succeed in challenging financial times.
- Develop a basic business idea for a recession-proof industry.

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