During this unique time in our community, we are doing our part to help ensure students continue their JA education at home and help parents make the most out of at-home learning.
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FINANCIAL LITERACY & MONEY MANAGEMENT
JA Choosing a Financial Institution (Activity) – Help customers find the financial institution that meets their needs
JA Current Economic Climate: Proactive Planning (Activity) – Parent or teacher-led: Understand the current economic climate
JA Financial Terms Dictionary (Reading) – Explore the definitions of common financial literacy terms
JA History of Prices (Reading and Activity) – Find out how people’s needs affect the pricing of goods
JA How to Calculate a Monthly Car Payment (Activity) – Learn how to calculate your car payment using the rate, loan term and loan amount
JA Interest in Your Favor (Activity) – Discover how interest-bearing savings accounts can help people buy big-ticket items
JA $ave: Do You Have a Great Idea? (Activity) – Do you have a great idea? You could start a business!
JA $ave: Money Doubles by the Rule of 72 (Activity) – Learn how to use the power of compound interest to earn significant money in the future!
JA $ave: Planning for College (Activity) – Explore how to analyze and pay for college tuition
JA Searching for Savings (Activity) – Parent or teacher-led: Teaches kids how to save money using coupons
JA Track Income and Spending Budget Sheets for Students (Activity) – Create a budget and track your saving and spending
JA Why Countries Trade (Online Activity) – Discover which countries specialize in export products and how to use them to create a product of your own
Discovery Education: Money Matters (Videos) – Make your dreams come true with smart planning and managing your money
Financial Literacy Resources (Reading and Activities) – Parent or teacher-led: Lessons to teach kids about financial literacy
Hands On Banking (Free Online Courses) – Learn how to start saving and boost your earning power to reach your goals and dreams
How to help your middle schooler set a savings goal (Reading) – Guide students through the basics of spending and saving
IRS.gov Understanding Taxes Lessons (Activities and Games) – Interested in uncovering the mysteries behind taxes?
It’s a Money Thing (Videos) – Explore videos on good vs. bad spending, tuition, job interviews, checking accounts, and more!
Making Cents: Financial Literacy for Young Learners (Videos) – Watch these 5 short 45-second videos: Credit Score, Long-Term Investing, Buying a Car, Writing a Check, and Social Media to learn more about money
Money As You Grow (Reading) – Learn how to grow your child’s money skills, habits, and attitudes!
Money Smart for Young People (Videos and Activities) – Parent or teacher-led: Lessons on money, earning, saving, goals and more!
Teaching kids about money at home (Reading) – Parent tips on how to discuss money with your kids
U.S. Mint h.i.p Pocket Change (Games and Videos) – Learn all about U.S. coins: how they are made, their history, and coins in outer space!
JA Assembling Your Career (Online App) – Learn about STEM careers and ways to prepare for them while still in school
JA Be an Engineer: Build a Robot (Activity) – Create a robot using STEM skills
JA Career Goal Pocket Guide (Activity) – Are you committed to reaching your career goals? Complete and keep this guide as a reminder of those goals!
JA Global Workforce (Activity) – Have you ever thought about being part of the global workforce and working in another country? Here’s what you need to know!
JA My Way (Interactive Online Activities) – Keep your career goals on track through learning about your personality, career options, resumes saving for college, and more!
JA Self-Knowledge Treasure Hunt (Reading and Activity) – Identify your skills, interests, and values to help you focus on what jobs and careers you might like
JA STEMBOT (Interactive Game) – Learn about STEM careers and practice STEM skills while solving puzzles and playing games
Career Exploration (Videos, Games Activities) – Explore different careers by completing games and puzzles
Career Exploration Videos (Videos) – Watch and learn about interesting careers
Match Me to the Perfect Career (Online Quiz) – A 5-minute quiz to see which careers match your interests
JA Innovative Ideas: U.S. Patent Scavenger Hunt (Activities and Games) – Learn about patents and trademarks by playing interactive games
JA MyBiz Builder (Online App) – Interactive business plan builder to research, plan and run your own business
JA Positive Brand Word Bank (Activity) – Analyze your traits, skills, and where you want to grow
BizKids$ Starting Your Own Business Interactive Games (Games, Online Courses, Videos) – An engaging course for kids to learn the secrets of millionaires at their own pace
JA Excellence Through Ethics: Ethical Customer Service and Being an Ethical Customer (Reading and Activity) – Parent or teacher-led: Examine advertising scenarios to determine if they are ethical
JA Excellence Through Ethics: Get the Word Out (Reading and Activity) – Parent or teacher-led: Creating a successful product means balancing profit and customer satisfaction
JA Robo Sellers Video Flyer (Game) – Start your own robot business, become a robot merchant, and make a tidy profit!
JA The Money Jar Podcasts – Listen to interesting people talk about careers, money issues, and entrepreneurship
JA Video Library (Videos) – Watch young entrepreneurs share their stories, advice and discuss why it’s cool to run a business
Coding for Students (Online Course) – Learn fundamentals of computer science with drag-and-drop blocks and creating your own drawings and games