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Friday April 27, 2018

3 Hour Peer-to-Peer Professional Development Seminar

Presented By 

At Stark State College - 6200 Frank Ave NW North Canton, OH 44720

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At the Junior Achievement Expedition Youth Entrepreneurship Peer-to-Peer Professional Development Seminar:

 

  • Participants will learn about Junior Achievement resources available to introduce and reinforce entrepreneurship in the classroom.
  • Participants will network with area administrators, teachers and Junior Achievement staff and board members.
  • Participants will aquire knowledge from students who have gained 21st century skills from JA's project-based/problem-based learning programs. 

Open to all K-12 educators, business leaders & collaborative partners

No Cost - Substitute Reimbursement  - Lunch Included - Register Below 

10:30 - 11:00

Junior Achievement Road Map

 

Intro to JA Entrepreneurship 
Programs & Resources

11:00 - 11:30

Networking Lunch

 

JA Company & JA Titan Teachers Panel
Shared Best Practices and Insight, Q & A

11:30 – 12:45

Tour JA NextGen Entrepreneurs" Challenge

JA Titan Competition

JA Company Program Competition

12:45- 1:30

Networking 1-1 Conversations

         

Student Competition Awards

 

Expedition Youth Entrepreneurship
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Our programs help prepare young people for the real world by showing them how to generate wealth and effectively manage it, how to create jobs which make their communities more robust, and how to apply entrepreneurial thinking to the workplace. Students put these lessons into action and learn the value of contributing to their communities.

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JA Be Entrepreneurial®

JA Be Entrepreneurial challenges students, through interactive classroom activities, to start their own entrepreneurial venture while still in high school. The program provides useful, practical content to assist teens in the transition from being students to productive, contributing members of society. (Grades 9-12)

Implementation: Classroom-Based Entrepreneurship:  Financial Literacy:  Work Readiness: 
JA Company Program® Blended Model

JA Company Program unlocks the innate ability in high school students to fill a need or solve a problem in their community by launching a business venture and unleashing their entrepreneurial spirit. The program focuses on Company Ops, the majority of meeting time, where students build and manage their business. Meeting-specific, student-friendly materials and resources increase student interaction and emphasize JA’s experiential approach to learning. (Grades 9-12)

Implementation: Classroom-Based Entrepreneurship:  Financial Literacy:  Work Readiness: 
JA It's My Business!® Blended Model

Through engaging activities, JA It’s My Business! Blended Model provides middle school students an opportunity to experience the initial steps necessary to start a business. New program content provides an authentic entrepreneurial experience for students, with each session building up to a product-pitch competition. (Grades 6-8)

Implementation: Classroom-Based Entrepreneurship:  Financial Literacy:  Work Readiness: 
JA It's My Business!®

JA It's My Business! encourages students to use critical thinking to learn entrepreneurial skills. Those skills include knowing customers' wants and needs, launching effective marketing, and creating detailed business plans. By examining the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, students learn that a belief in one's self can make positive things happen in life. (Grades 6-8)

Implementation: JA AfterSchool Entrepreneurship:  Financial Literacy:  Work Readiness: 
JA Our Region®

JA Our Region introduces students to entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs use resources to produce goods and services in a region. Students operate a hypothetical hot dog stand to understand the fundamental tasks performed by a business owner and to track the revenue and expenses of a business. (Grade 4)

Implementation: Classroom-Based Entrepreneurship:  Financial Literacy:  Work Readiness: 
JA Titan®

JA Titan allows students to operate a virtual company through a Web-based simulation. The students' success depends on decisions about their product's price and their company's marketing, research and development, and business practices. Win or lose, students gain an understanding of how management decisions affect a company's bottom line. (Grades 9-12)

Implementation: Classroom-Based Entrepreneurship:  Financial Literacy:  Work Readiness: 

 

High School Programs

As high school students begin to position themselves for their future, there are many unanswered questions about what lies ahead. Junior Achievement’s high school programs help students make informed, intelligent decisions about their future, and foster skills that will be highly useful in the business world.

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JA Be Entrepreneurial®

JA Be Entrepreneurial challenges students, through interactive classroom activities, to start their own entrepreneurial venture while still in high school. The program provides useful, practical content to assist teens in the transition from being students to productive, contributing members of society. (Grades 9-12)

Implementation: Classroom-Based Entrepreneurship:  Financial Literacy:  Work Readiness: 
JA Company Program® Blended Model

JA Company Program unlocks the innate ability in high school students to fill a need or solve a problem in their community by launching a business venture and unleashing their entrepreneurial spirit. The program focuses on Company Ops, the majority of meeting time, where students build and manage their business. Meeting-specific, student-friendly materials and resources increase student interaction and emphasize JA’s experiential approach to learning. (Grades 9-12)

Implementation: Classroom-Based Entrepreneurship:  Financial Literacy:  Work Readiness: 
JA Titan®

JA Titan allows students to operate a virtual company through a Web-based simulation. The students' success depends on decisions about their product's price and their company's marketing, research and development, and business practices. Win or lose, students gain an understanding of how management decisions affect a company's bottom line. (Grades 9-12)

Implementation: Classroom-Based Entrepreneurship:  Financial Literacy:  Work Readiness: 

 

Middle School Programs

The middle grades programs build on concepts the students learned in Junior Achievement’s elementary school program and help teens make difficult decisions about how to best prepare for their educational and professional future. The programs supplement standard social studies curricula and develop communication skills that are essential to success in the business world.

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JA It's My Business!® Blended Model

Through engaging activities, JA It’s My Business! Blended Model provides middle school students an opportunity to experience the initial steps necessary to start a business. New program content provides an authentic entrepreneurial experience for students, with each session building up to a product-pitch competition. (Grades 6-8)

Implementation: Classroom-Based Entrepreneurship:  Financial Literacy:  Work Readiness: 
JA It's My Business!®

JA It's My Business! encourages students to use critical thinking to learn entrepreneurial skills. Those skills include knowing customers' wants and needs, launching effective marketing, and creating detailed business plans. By examining the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, students learn that a belief in one's self can make positive things happen in life. (Grades 6-8)

Implementation: JA AfterSchool Entrepreneurship:  Financial Literacy:  Work Readiness: 

 

Elementary School Programs

JA’s elementary school programs are the foundation of its K-12 curricula. Six sequential themes, each with five hands-on activities, as well as an after-school and capstone experience, work to change students’ lives by helping them understand business and economics.

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JA Our Region®

JA Our Region introduces students to entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs use resources to produce goods and services in a region. Students operate a hypothetical hot dog stand to understand the fundamental tasks performed by a business owner and to track the revenue and expenses of a business. (Grade 4)

Implementation: Classroom-Based Entrepreneurship:  Financial Literacy:  Work Readiness: