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JA BizTown

Through participating in activities that develop financial skills, managerial expertise, and civic responsibility, students will connect the dots between what they learn in school and the real world.
May 16, 2019  8:30AM
5.5 Hours
1 Shifts Available
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After completing the pre-coursework, sixth graders will travel to the Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Center to participate in the day-long JA BizTown simulation. Throughout the day, students will have the opportunity to participate in the following real-world, experiential activities:

  • Managing a business
  • Taking out a loan
  • Using a debit card
  • Earning a paycheck
  • Opening a savings account
  • Paying taxes
  • Buying goods, services, and health insurance
  • Voting
  • Recycling
  • Philanthropy/charity support or corporate social responsibility
  • Utilizing STEM skills
  • Working as a team
  • Goal setting
  • Complete a career assessment
  • Problem solving

Please contact Jordyn Singer at jsinger@jadallas.org if you are interested in volunteering!

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