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At-Home Tools | Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City

In addition to the curriculum Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City provides in schools and youth organizations in the KC area, JA also provides fun and engaging tools, activities and resources for kids, families and educators interested in learning about finances and careers outside of the classroom.

JA Connect

JA Connect provides self-guided tools, apps, games and resources for career & financial learning. Explore how to start and market a business, discover career options that fit your passion, and learn how to manage your money for financial success.

connect.ja.org

JA Here to Career (prev. Digital Career Book)

JA Digital Career Book, presented by PwC and JA, provides middle and high school students with a unique opportunity to engage in detailed career exploration, with a focus on opportunities in their own community and regional area.

career.ja.org

JA Access Your Future

JA Access Your Future is an app that helps teens, their parents and teachers break down the cost of achieving young people’s career goals into real, easy-to-understand numbers.

JA Assembling Your Career

JA Assembling Your Career helps provide middle school and high school students with practical information about STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics – careers and ways students can prepare for these careers while still in school.

JA Hand in Hand

JA Hand in Hand video series allows kids to learn foundational financial literacy concepts such as understanding communities, government, banking, owning a business and getting a job. Videos support learning for all students through American Sign Language, close captioning, and audio.

Learn and Earn Powered by Junior Achievement

Learn and Earn is an app for teens to learn about financial literacy, work and career readiness, entrepreneurship, and other real-world concepts in a fun and engaging gaming experience. By completing bite-sized courses, you can unlock money contributed by sponsors, or parents/guardians for younger kids, that’s invested into the real stock market – ETFs and fractional shares.

app.learnandearn.com

The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio

The Money JAR – Junior Achievement Radio is a podcast produced by Junior Achievement of Oregon & SW Washington in Portland, Oregon, incorporating youth voices to talk about financial literacy, careers, entrepreneurship, and common challenges that young people face as they enter the economics of life.

JA Money Quiz

Put your financial intelligence to the test with Junior Achievement’s Money Quiz! Each time you take the quiz, the questions will be different, and you’ll have the opportunity to learn more and improve your score.

moneyquiz.ja.org

JA Our Neighbors

Recommended for kindergarten through 5th grade, JA Our Neighbors is a series of culturally responsive videos used to help contextualize concepts introduced in JA’s elementary programs. They use social emotional learning to help support students.

Videos can be accessed on the linked site, either in the left sidebar or through the hidden menu at the top left of the page.

JA Robo Sellers

JA Robo Sellers is an app and web-game for younger kids where players take on the role of a space-faring entrepreneur, traveling between alien worlds to buy and sell robot parts to grow your business. Learn about profit, expenses and running your own business while you explore new planets, excavate robot parts from alien landscapes and build your own custom robots for fun and profit!

robosellers.ja.org

JA $ave USA

JA $ave USA provides a framework for talking to kids about money management and an online game where kids can make decisions about how they spend their time and money.

JA Teen Budgeting Income & Spending Worksheet

The JA Budget Sheet provides teens with the opportunity to track their income and spending throughout the month. Teens are also encouraged to share their short and long-term goals to budget for the future.

My Next Move

The Department of Labor’s MyNextMove is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. My Next Move has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers. You will also find the O*NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers personalized career suggestions based on a person’s interests and level of work experience.

mynextmove.org