JA Our Nation

JA Our Nation (redeveloped in 2015-2016) 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. This fifth-grade program 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 Resources

JA Our Nation Program Brief and Kit Description
Detailed Program Summary
Vocabulary Words
Program completion certificate (customizable)
5th Grade Volunteer Tip Sheet

Read how our fifth grade program correlates with Minnesota Academic Standards