JA BizTown – For Teachers

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Registration for 2018-2019 JA BizTown now open.

Please review the information below to make your JA BizTown experience successful. NOTE: this information pertains to simulations held in our Maplewood facility. Resources for our St. Paul lab will be posted in November 2018.
general information
curriculum details
sign up forms
teacher resources
lesson supplements
volunteer recruitment tools 
Opening Town Meeting speech scripts
JA BizTown videos

Questions? Contact Jennifer Baldwin at 651-255-0037 or jennifer@jaum.org.

General information and forms

Expectations/Code of Conduct Agreement

JA BizTown curriculum 

Read how JA BizTown correlates with Minnesota Academic Standards.
Program Overview
Comparison to previous curriculum
STEM Programs
New Teacher Training (PowerPoint needed to view)
Veteran Teacher Training (PDF)

Teacher Resources

Job Assignment and Account Number Form
Jobs Available Classified Ad
STEM careers
JA BizTown Pre Test
JA BizTown Post Test
Student Grading Template (downloads Excel spreadsheet)

Jobs TabBiz PrepVolunteer TabVisit Tab

Lesson Supplements
These documents are now located on the Junior Achievement Cross Knowledge site. Please refer to the email you received from us or contact your JA Program Manager for login information.

Volunteer Recruitment Tools

volunteers needed template
Volunteer confirmation template
volunteer assignment form

Opening Town Meeting Speech Scripts

Business Service Center CEO
Cafe CEO
City Hall Mayor
Construction Center CEO
Discovery Center CEO
Gift Store CEO*
Green Gift Store CEO*
Grocery Store CEO
International Shop CEO
Manufacturing Center CEO
Newspaper CEO
Philanthropy Center CEO
Property Management Company CEO
Radio Station CEO
Sign Shop CEO*
Sports Shop CEO
Supply and Delivery Center CEO
Wellness Center CEO
*Extra businesses for groups of 125+ students only

JA BizTown videos

See JA BizTown in action:

(production services provided by www.iDream.tv)

Hear a teacher discuss the benefits of JA Biztown
(production services provided by iDreamtv)

Students at High School for the Recording Arts created a music video to teach kids about money management (filmed at JA BizTown)