How JA Supports Colorado Academic Standards
JA is designed to complement what you teach in the classroom every day. Better yet, our programs meet the new Colorado Academic Standards adopted by the State Board of Education in December 2009.
Worldwide Instructional Design compared the new Colorado Academic Standards and found that Junior Achievement’s programs correlate well with the new standards. The programs especially match the Financially Literacy, Social Studies, Mathematics, Reading, Writing and Communication standards.
Another study recently conducted by the University of Northern Colorado stated, “Junior Achievement programs address the standards with a practical, real life, hands-on approach providing students with experiences similar to what they encounter outside of the classroom.”
Detailed correlation of JA programs to current Colorado Academic Standards.
Correlation to CDE Standards
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6 to 10, 2013. Junior Achievement would like to thank all of the wonderful teachers who welcome JA volunteers into their classrooms. We appreciate you!
It was freshman year and our economics class entered to a Junior Achievement volunteer ready to teach us about business ethics. Honestly, as 14 year old freshmen, we didn’t think business ethics to be terribly applicable to our everyday lives, … Continue reading