JA Economics for Success ®
JA Economics for Success is a series of six lessons. The average time for each lesson is 60 minutes. Extended Learning Opportunities were developed to enhance and extend core activities. JA Economics for Success provides interactive, take-home materials for students and a newsletter with directions to complete an online career assessment. Materials are packaged in a self-contained kit that includes detailed lesson plans for the volunteer and materials for students.
Following participation in the program, students will be able to:
- Continue to explore their skills, interests, and values, and the world of work to make informed education, career, and life decisions;
- Apply their knowledge of personal finance to comprehend needs and wants resulting in strong financial management regardless of income.
Budget, Credit, Credit score, Debt, Decision-making, Deductible, Gross income, Higher education, Insurance, Interest, Interests, Needs and wants, Net income, Opportunity cost, Policy, Premium, Risk, Self-knowledge, Skills, Values, World of work
Analyzing information, Critical thinking, Decision-making, Following directions, Interpreting data, Math calculations, Oral and written communication, Problem-solving, Reading for understanding, Role-playing, Self-assessment, Working in pairs and groups