|Pillars of Student Success||
|Program Implementation||Program Grade-Level|
|Classroom Based||Grade 4|
|Program Concepts||Program Skills|
|Advertising, Business fundamentals, Capital resources, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneur characteristics, Expense, Finance tracking, Goodes and services, Human resources, Innovation, Interdependence, Loss, Manufacturing, Natural resources, Price, Products, Profit, Region, Resources, Revenue, Reward, Risk, Services, Supply, Supply chain, Trade, Traits, Transportation||Analyzing a diagram, Analyzing information, Assembling parts, Categorizing data, Cooperative trading, Decision making, Evaluating alternatives, Following directions, Mathematics, Oral and written communication, Presenting information, Problem solving, Reading for understanding, Working in pairs, Working in groups|
Students explore well-known businesses, their origins, and the traits common to the entrepreneurs who started them.
Students are introduced to resources and how entrepreneurs use resources to offer products and services in a region.
Students learn the fundamental tasks performed by a business owner. They play a game and track the revenue and expenses of a business.
Students journey through the complex world of business problem solving by weighing potential risks and rewards and tracking the outcome of their decisions.
Students demonstrate the supply chain through a hands-on manufacturing and trade experience.
Diane Dang, Assistant Principal
"I saw the passion in their learning, & how it changed their lives & thinking of the world around them. I love JA!!!"
Finance Park Student
"Before JA Finance Park this stuff seemed impossible. Now it (financial independence) is in reach."
JA Finance Park Volunteer
"[The benefit of participating was] knowing I’m providing a better understanding of what adult life will be like."
Jay Calhoun, JA Alumni & JA Tulsa Board Member
"JA provided a solid foundation in leadership, economics and entrepreneurship as tools to achieve my goals."
"Junior Achievement taught me that everyone can be successful if you really work hard."