Elementary School Programs :: JA Our Nation™
JA Our Nation is Junior Achievement’s fifth-grade program that provides practical information about businesses’ need for individuals who can meet the demands of the job market, including high-growth, high-demand jobs. Students will learn that businesses need workers with skills that are in demand, such as STEM skills – science, technology, engineering and math. They’ll understand that people who have these skills benefit from a growing number of career opportunities.
JA Our Nation introduces the concept of globalization of business as it relates to the various careers students may choose to pursue, and the need for students to be entrepreneurial in their thinking.
Students who get JA Our Nation today will be better equipped for tomorrow to meet the requirements of businesses worldwide.
See the Scope and Sequence for a complete listing of program concepts and skills.
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To view the JA Our Nation video, click here.
To learn more about receiving this program in your area, contact your local JA office.