|Pillars of Student Success||
|Program Implementation||Program Grade-Level|
|Classroom Based||Grade K|
|Program Concepts||Program Skills|
|Buying, choices, costs, earning, giving, goals, goods and services, interests, money, needs and wants, saving, society, spending, values||Counting, decision making, drawing conclusions, following directions, graphing and graph interpretation, listening, matching and classifying, predicting, problem solving, reading and writing, self-assessment, sequencing, teamwork, verbal communication, vocabulary building|
Students practice economics by making personal choices.
Students begin to understand that people have basic needs and wants and that money-smart people know the difference between them.
Storybook characters help students learn about ways to earn money.
Students learn the importance of saving and having a savings goal.
Through storybook characters, students learn about earning money to help others in their community.
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."