Classroom Resources

CLASSROOM RESOURCES

Content for In-Class Deliveries.

Use these resources through your classroom experience.


Helping Elementary Students Understand How They Can Contribute to Canada’s Future Prosperity

Many Canadian youth leave their communities, or the country, to look for work because they don’t realize the opportunities they have to succeed at home.

Our Community – Needs, Jobs, Tools gives elementary school students the building blocks for a successful career – right here at home! The program shows students how business shapes our lives and strengthens society.

Taking Elementary Students on a Fast-Forward Trip to Canada’s Future!

Technological innovation is key to driving Canada’s economy. However, students don’t have enough opportunities to innovate and think creatively.

In Our Country - Technology and Innovation, elementary school students develop innovative, new ideas for business and society. They learn about Canada’s technological past and present, as well as share ideas that could become our next great innovation.

Inspiring Grade 5-6 Students to Become Canada’s Next Entrepreneurs

Students are often taught that success means “getting a good job” after graduation. Many are not aware that launching a business is a viable career option that can bring them amazing opportunities. In JA’s Our Business World program, elementary students explore how businesses are created and what makes them thrive.

Preparing Elementary Students for Their Financial Futures

The earlier students learn how to manage money, the greater their chances of lifelong financial success.

JA has designed the More than Money program to address this challenge. With the assistance of volunteers from the local business community, the program teaches elementary students about earning, spending, sharing and saving money.

Introducing Grade 3-6 Students to the Possibilities of Business

Entrepreneurs drive the Canadian economy, strengthen communities and create jobs. However, children are often not encouraged to become entrepreneurs.

In JA’s new A Business of Our Own program, elementary school students put on entrepreneurial hats and run their own retail business.

Students learn how to start a business, produce and promote their products, track their finances and manage a team. In addition to in-class lessons, budding entrepreneurs are able to continue learning at home through JA's online business simulation.

Empowering Grade 7-9 Students to Make Smart, Lifelong Financial Choices

Canadian youth are growing up in a time in which spending is easier than ever and debt is a way of life. This problem is exacerbated by hectic family schedules, which leave parents with little time to teach their children about money management.

How can we prepare today’s youth to avoid personal debt? 

Through the newly updated Dollars With Sense program, Grade 7-9 students get the vital tools they need to make smart financial decisions, live debt-free and become savvy investors. Students learn personal money management skills that they can apply to their lives ... beginning now.

Empowering Grade 7-9 Students to Make Smart, Lifelong Financial Choices

Canadian youth are growing up in a time in which spending is easier than ever and debt is a way of life. This problem is exacerbated by hectic family schedules, which leave parents with little time to teach their children about money management.

How can we prepare today’s youth to avoid personal debt? 

Through the newly updated Dollars With Sense program, Grade 7-9 students get the vital tools they need to make smart financial decisions, live debt-free and become savvy investors. Students learn personal money management skills that they can apply to their lives ... beginning now.

Inspiring Grade 6-10 Students to Stay in School and Plan for Success

For many students, the transition from high school to post-secondary education or employment can be overwhelming. Students often feel that their high-school experiences haven’t adequately prepared them to meet the demands of university, a career, or living on their own.

In Economics for Success, grade 8-10 students take a closer look at the advantages of staying in school, as well as learn what’s needed to succeed in today’s workforce. Volunteers from the local business community partner with classroom teachers to help students see the link between education and achieving their goals.

Preparing Grade 8-10 Students to Succeed in the Business World

The earlier youth prepare for business, the better their chances of success. However, more than 25% of high school students don’t have the skills they need to succeed in higher education or the workforce.

JA’s Success Skills is an exciting program that helps students develop the communication and personal skills needed to achieve career and lifelong learning success. In this interactive program, volunteers from the local business community work with classroom teachers to prepare students for the working world. Students learn communication, collaboration and problem-solving skills that can help them throughout their careers.

Inspiring Grade 9-12 Students to Launch Businesses, Create Jobs and Drive the Canadian Economy

Securing traditional jobs is becoming increasingly difficult for youth. In this challenging job market, entrepreneurs are the key to job growth.  Many Canadian youth have the passion to launch their own businesses to create jobs for themselves and others. However, the skills that young people need to run businesses aren’t taught in most schools.

JA's Be Entrepreneurial program inspires grade 9-12 students to imagine a business venture while still in school. 

Inspiring Grade 9-12 Students to Launch Businesses, Create Jobs and Drive the Canadian Economy

Securing traditional jobs is becoming increasingly difficult for youth. In this challenging job market, entrepreneurs are the key to job growth.  Many Canadian youth have the passion to launch their own businesses to create jobs for themselves and others. However, the skills that young people need to run businesses aren’t taught in most schools.

JA's updated 2019 Pilot Be Entrepreneurial program inspires grade 9-12 students to imagine a business venture while still in school. 

Empowering Grade 9-12 students with financial literacy

Canadian youth are growing up in a time in which spending is easier than ever and debt is a way of life. This problem is exacerbated by hectic family schedules, which leave parents with little time to teach their children about money management. 

Personal Finance is JA’s financial literacy program for Grade 9-12 students. The program teaches students personal money management skills including the key elements of personal finance such as spending wisely, budgeting, saving, investing and using credit.