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Our Nation (REVISED)

Provides practical information about businesses' need for individuals who can meet the demands of the job market.

- Five required, volunteer-led sessions; one supplemental session.
- Average presentation time is 45 minutes per session.
- Materials packaged in a self-contained kit; includes detailed session plans for the volunteer and materials for 32 students.

Following participation in the program, students will understand:

- Businesses need individuals with skills in demand in the workplace.
- The impact of global competition on business needs for employees and production materials


JA Exploring Economics

Grades 10-12

Fosters lifelong skills and knowledge about how the economy works, including micro-, macro-, personal and international economics.

- Seven required, volunteer-led sessions.

- Average presentation time is 45 minutes per session.

- Self-contained kit includes detailed sessions plans for the volunteers and materials for 32 students.

Following participation in the program, students can:

- Synthesize and evaluate how fundamental economic concepts and principles guide the U.S. and global systems.

- Identify the role and impact of government within the market economy.