JA Our Neighbors
The JA Our Neighbors video resource is designed to help students with their need to bridge the digital divide, promote diversity, increase literacy, and boost confidence when a volunteer visits the classroom. These program enhancements are intended to enrich the JA experience for students, teachers, and volunteers, creating a deeper relationship with Junior Achievement and the mission.
JA Our Neighbors ™
JA Our Neighbors is a series of culturally responsive videos designed to help contextualize concepts introduced in JA’s elementary school programs. The videos utilize social emotional learning concepts to support the participating students.
JA Our Community Blended USA
JA Our Community Blended is the first program in Junior Achievement’s elementary suite to be developed as a blended model program. Students are immersed in the daily life of their community—the people who work there, the money decisions they make, the flow of the community’s economy, and the importance of being involved and responsible community members. (Grade 2) It includes five 45-minute sessions, with additional extended learning activities and optional digital assets offered throughout.
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