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Standard Based Learning with Junior Achievement

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Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas provides learning experiences which align with national and state standards. JA's curriculum is proven to increase students' knowledge of topics related to personal finance, work and career-readiness, and entrepreneurship. Our age-appropriate programs are designed for students in grades K through 12.

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Easy Step by Step Process

Steps for Educators

1) Pick a Teaching Tool

Junior Achievement offers a variety of proven experiential educational models, from in-person, blended, and virtual.

2) Download Resources

JA learning resources are available in a variety of formats. These include PDFs, games, videos, and interactive activities.

3) Organize Schedule

JA will work with your schedule to create a great learning experience for you and your students!

4) Empower Kids with Standard-Met Education

JA programs have a proven impact, especially when it comes to making the connection between what's learned in the classroom and life outside it.

Our K-12 Learning Experiences

Grade Levels

Junior Achievement learning experiences are designed to be appropriate for all grade levels. Whether learning about "wants" and "needs" in elementary school or how to launch a global startup in 12th grade, students will have a powerful learning experience.

Focus Area

For most of us, managing money, having an occupation, and interacting with business will be a reality. JA learning experiences deliver lessons in financial literacy, work and career readiness, and entrepreneurship so that students will be better prepared for life outside the classroom.

Resource Types

Lesson plans, study guides, worksheets, digital assets, games, videos, and other engaging content help educators and volunteers engage students with JA learning experiences.

Request A Presenter To Teach Curriculum

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Junior Achievement lessons are delivered by volunteers from the community. These presenters are prepared by JA to facilitate engaging learning activities that focus on financial literacy, work and career readiness, and entrepreneurship. This results in an enriched learning experience that helps students make the connection between what they learn in school and the world outside the classroom.

Alignment with State and National Standards

Common Core Standards

For those states that follow common core standards, Junior Achievement’s curricula have been reviewed for alignment with these standards! Learn more by selecting the appropriate grade level below.

National Standards

While educational standards are determined primarily at the state level, many national standards serve as guidelines for the development of these state standards. See how Junior Achievement curricula align with the national standards listed below.

Scope and Sequence

Junior Achievement learning experiences cover financial literacy, career and work readiness, and entrepreneurship. Our extensive scope and sequence helps explain how our programs cover these subjects at various grade levels.

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