JA Wants to Know: What’s Downloading from your App Store? - JA In The News | Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas

JA is Really Newsworthy!

« Back

JA Wants to Know: What’s Downloading from your App Store?

A Tech Crunch article reports the average smartphone owner uses about nine apps per day. Which begs the question, what apps are best for your children?

In an eSpark Learning study, researchers reported, “New data show that educational apps are linked to compelling increases in student achievement…The data also show that apps that are more academically effective are correlated with higher engagement ratings. Students find effective educational apps fun, suggesting that these learning gains are sustainable.”

Luckily for parents AND students, Junior Achievement (JA) has created four apps that will turn any k-12 student’s screen time into educational entertainment.

From JA My Way™, a web app that provides tips and tools to help put students’ career aspirations on the express track to JA Success Park®,where students will learn the skills they need to succeed in today's job market, parents can be assured that their student's attention is focused on the future.

Other Junior Achievement apps include JA Build Your Future®, an interactive app that helps teens, parents, and teachers break down the cost of achieving dreams and goals as well as JA Assembling Your Career ™, which brings teachers, corporate volunteers and non-profit youth programs to middle and high school students to give them a better insight to a career in STEM.

Ready to help your child succeed? Click here to learn more about the JA Apps.

Learning, eSpark. "Education Research: The Effects Of Educational Apps On Student Achievement And Engagement." Esparklearning.com. N. p., 2018. Web. 2 Jan. 2018.

Perez, Sarah. "Report: Smartphone Owners Are Using 9 Apps Per Day, 30 Per Month." TechCrunch. N. p., 2018. Web. 2 Jan. 2018.

Comments
Trackback URL:

No comments yet. Be the first.

JA News and Announcements

JA News


Press Releases

JA USA® Press Releases


Facebook


 

Twitter

  • "The moment I saw my daughter's eyes light up when she realized what she had learned in school was being applied at JA BizTown was the moment I saw how important JA was to her and me. We love JA."

    -Junior Achievement Parent
  • "All the students were engaged and active during the JA Program. They felt part of a community, and visualized their future as valuable citizens."

    -Junior Achievement Educator
  • "Teaching Junior Achievement has been the most rewarding thing I've done in my children's schools."

    -Junior Achievement Volunteer
  • "The Junior Achievement curriculum has provided real life, hands on experiences for our students."

    -Junior Achievement Educator
  • "Junior Achievement helped me develop the knowledge and confidence I needed to build a rewarding professional and personal life."

    -Junior Achievement Alumnus
  • "Through my volunteer experience with Junior Achievement, I realized the important role mentors play in the lives of young people in our community."

    -Junior Achievement Volunteer
  • "It (Junior Achievement) opens kids' eyes to what is going on in the rest of the world and the global marketplace, preparing them for life after school."

    -Junior Achievement Educator

Get Involved!

Junior Achievement
of Southeast Texas

Donate Now    Volunteer    Request a
Program