JA Our Community Training Videos | Junior Achievement of OKI Partners - Cincinnati/Dayton/Richmond - 2016

JA Our Community Training Videos

JA Our Community®

JA Our Community introduces students to the intersection of work readiness and early elementary grades social studies learning objectives, including how citizens benefit from and contribute to a community's success.
 
Following participation in the program, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe a community.
  • Identify the variety of careers people have in a community and how each job requires specific skills.
  • Identify how business and government jobs help a community.
  • Explain how taxation supports government services.
  • Recognize voting as a way responsible citizens act.
  • Describe the flow of money in a community's economy.

Program Basics

  • Includes a series of five sessions recommended for students in second grade.
  • The average time for each session is 40 minutes.
  • Materials are packaged in a self-contained kit that includes detailed plans for the volunteer and materials for 30 students.
  • Students develop a sense of career awareness and how all jobs help a community.
  • Session-specific, age-appropriate materials increase student interaction and emphasize JA's experiential approach to learning.  
  • Correlates to state social studies, English, and math standards, as well as to the Common Core State Standards in English language arts and mathematics.

JA Our Community - Session 1

JA Our Community - Session 2

JA Our Community - Session 3

JA Our Community - Session 4

JA Our Community - Session 5

  • "Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."

    -Junior Achievement Student

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