JA Our Nation ®
JA Our Nation is a series of five required lessons. The average time it takes to present each lesson is 60 minutes. Materials are packaged in a self-contained kit that includes detailed lesson plans for the volunteer and materials for students.
All JA programs are designed to support the skills and competencies identified by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. These programs also augment school-based, work-based, and connecting activities for communities with school-to-work initiatives.
Advertising, Capital resources, Career preparation, Communication, Competition, Demand, Employees, Employers, Engineering, Entrepreneur, Free enterprise, Global competition, Goods, High-growth, Human resources, Opportunity costs, Partnerships, Price, Products, Profit, Resources, Resume, Scarcity, Services, Skills, Sole proprietorship, Specialization, Stock, Stockholders
Addition and subtraction, Brainstorming, Conceptualizing and designing advertisements, Creative thinking, Critical thinking, Decision-making, Drawing conclusions, Estimating, Evaluation, Following directions, Graphing and graph interpretation, Listening, Map reading, Problem-solving, Reading and writing, Reasoning, Role-playing, Teamwork, Verbal communication, Working in groups