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JA BizTown
Teacher Training
So What’s New?
Training Objectives
By the end of training, you will understand:
• How JA BizTown lessons have changed.
• How to effectively use the updated
curriculum materials.
• Changes and additions to the simulation
visit.
JA BizTown Curriculum Basics
• Financial Literacy
 4 class periods
• Community and Economy
 3 class periods
• Work Readiness
 2 class periods
• Business Management
 3 class periods
• Simulation and Debrief
Curriculum Guide Tabs
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Overview/Getting Started
Financial Literacy
Community and Economy
Work Readiness
JA BizTown Jobs
Business Management
BizPrep
Visit and Debriefing
Visit Information
Volunteer Information
Overview/Getting Started
Overview (Pages 3-6)
Program Goals, Experiential Learning, Economics
Getting Started
Materials (Pages 7-9)
Lesson Format (Pages 10-16)
Simulation Prep (Pages 17-20)
Timeline and Checklist (Pages 20-23)
Master List of Materials (Page 24)
Timeline – Implementation Option 1
Timeline – Implementation Option 2
Lesson Format – Unit Overview
Lesson Features
Lesson Features
Lesson Features
Lesson Features
Lesson Features
Lesson Features
Application/Extension Activities
Financial Literacy
• Four core lessons
 5 lessons in the past
• Order flexibility
 Before or after
Community and
Economy lessons
• Electronic
payments added
Lesson One: Financial Institutions
• What is the Same?
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Services offered by financial institutions
Connecting money and accounts
Banks in an Economy Poster
Why Go To The Bank worksheet
• What is New?
 Scavenger Hunt (revised Financial Services Ads)
 Financial ads updated
Lesson One
• Application Activities
 Banking Bingo – bank services (game in kit)
 Vocabulary Review – (in Citizen Guide) NEW
• Extension Activities
 Choosing a Financial Institution - financial
institution differences (in Citizen Guide) NEW
 Bank Teller Computations – money skills
(practice)(Connections activity in past)
Lesson Two: Checking Accounts
• What is the same?
 Endorse a check
 Complete a deposit ticket
 Record transactions in a check
register
• What is new?
 Insufficient account balance
consequences
 Check It Out! starts here
Lesson Two
• Application Activities
 Transaction Actions – deposit tickets/checkbook
registers (in Citizen Guide)
 Paycheck Practice – endorsement/deposits (in
Citizen Guide) NEW
• Extension Activities
 Direct Deposit – (local JA Area option)
 Gordon’s Bounced Check – (in Citizen Guide)
Lesson Three: Savings Accounts
• What is the same?
 Check writing
 Benefits of saving
 Earning interest on savings
• What is new?
 Saving and spending game
Lesson Three
• Application Activities
 $1 Million or Double the Pennies? (option for
Getting Started)
 John’s Shopping Day – check writing/register (in
Citizen Guide)
 Savings Plan – inquiry-based (Internet required)
NEW
• Extension Activities
 Rule of 72
 Compound Interest NEW
Lesson Four: Debit Cards
• What is new?
 Debit card transactions
 Recording debit purchases
in a check register
 Comparing various
payment types
 Skill and vocabulary review
Debit cards
Lesson Four
• Application Activities
 Venn Diagram (compare/contrast) NEW
 Let’s Go to the Bank (revised)
• Extension Activities
 The Debit Card Transaction (in Citizen Guide)
NEW
 Interest in Your Favor (Internet option)(in Citizen
Guide) NEW
Unit Summary
• Check It Out!
 Continuous scenarios
• Family Newsletter
 Citizen Guide page revised
• Assessment
 Optional
 Not included in Citizen Guide
• CCSS References
• Vocabulary
Community and Economy
• Three core lessons
 Five lessons previously
• Order flexibility
 Before or after Financial
Literacy lessons
• Circular flow
 Organizing construct
Lesson One: Circular Flow of an
Economy
• What is the same?
 Citizen Pledge
 Circular Flow of an Economy
• What is new?
 Lemonade Stand activity
 Check It Out! continues daily
Lesson One
• Application Activities
 Circular Flow Game (game cards in kit)
 My Business (in Citizen Guide) NEW
• Extension Activities
 Discovering Character Traits NEW
 Code of Ethics NEW
Lesson Two: Free Enterprise
• What is the same?
 Production (prototype) activity
 Basic economic questions
Lesson Two
• Application Activities
 What is Free Enterprise? (in Citizen Guide)
(homework option) REVISED
 Jim’s Popcorn Daydream (in Citizen Guide) NEW
• Extension Activities
 Economic Freedoms Poster NEW
 Family Resources (money cards in kit) REVISED
Lesson Three:
Public Goods and Services
• What is the same?
 Taxes
 Public vs. private goods
 Philanthropy
• What is new?
 Paying Taxes
Lesson Three
• Application Activities
 Word Search
 Public and Private Goods and
Services (in Citizen Guide)
REVISED
• Extension Activities
 Philanthropy NEW
• Deleted Activities
 So Many Choices
 Citizen Game
Unit Summary
• Family Newsletter
 Citizen Guide page
• Assessment
 Optional
 Not included in Citizen Guide
• CCSS References
• Vocabulary
Work Readiness
• Two core lessons
 Previously four lessons
• Career exploration
 Interests/skills
• JA BizTown Jobs Tab
 Local jobs
 Staffing model
Lesson One: Interests and Skills
• What is the same?
 Skills and interests inventory
 Career types
 Workplace behavior scenarios
• What is new?
 STEM career match game
Lesson One
• Application Activities
 Career Types
 Education Pays Off (in Citizen
Guide) NEW
• Extension Activities
 Soft Skills – Teamwork
 Soft Skills – Problem Solving
Lesson Two: Applying for a Job
• What is the same?
 Job application
 Making the right impression
 Interview evaluation
• What is new?
 Speed interviews
Lesson Two
• Application Activities
 Job Interviews (moved from
Jobs Tab)
 Elections (moved from Jobs
Tab)
• Extension Activities
 Writing a Resume NEW
 Career Exploration NEW
Unit Summary
• Check It Out!
 Continues with each lesson
• Family Newsletter
 Citizen Guide page revised
• Assessment
 Optional
 Not included in Citizen Guide
• CCSS References
• Vocabulary
JA BizTown Jobs Tab – What’s New?
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Staffing Model
Job Descriptions
Employment Letter
Job Assignments
Classified Ads
JA BizTown Staffing Model – What’s New
JA BizTown Jobs – What’s New
JA BizTown Jobs – Assignments
• Fill positions based on
group size
• JA staff will specify
priority for “between”
group sizes
• One student per line
JA BizTown Jobs – Employment
Business Management
• Three core lessons
 Previously six lessons
 Focus is on visit prep
• BizPrep Tab
 Shop Envelopes
 Budget
 Ads
Lesson One: Business Costs
• What’s the same?
 Payroll
 Budget – Operating costs
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What’s new?
 Business Group
 CEO in charge
Lesson One
• Application Activities
 Customer Service (in Citizen Guide) NEW
 Ranking Criteria (in Citizen Guide)
• Extension Activities
 Quality Task Committee (in Citizen Guide)
 BizBriefs (in Citizen Guide)(businesses in
simulation)
Lesson Two: Setting Prices
• What’s the same?
 Which Price activity
 Setting a Selling Price activity
 Price Setting at a JA BizTown
Business activity
• What’s new?
 Which Price is Best? (revised)
Lesson Two
• Application Activities
 Wants and Needs NEW
 Business Costs and Profit (in Citizen Guide) NEW
• Extension Activities
 History Connection – Inquiry-Based Lesson
(Internet required) NEW
 Identity Theft NEW
Lesson Three: Visit Preparation
• What’s the Same?
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Business Costs Sheet
Advertisements
Philanthropy Pledge
Checkbook Prep
Friendly Letters
Letter to the Editor
Lesson Three
• Application Activities
 Slogans and Logos REVISED
 Jingles NEW
• Extension Activities
 Friendly Letters
 Letters to the Editor
Student Checkbooks
• Classroom preparation
 Name written on book and on checks and
deposit tickets throughout
 Account number on checks and deposit tickets
Student Checkbooks
• Ready for first visit to the bank
 First deposit ticket ready
o Payroll taxes have been deducted
o Cash back maximum of $2.00
o Net deposit
o Gross pay amounts:
$9.00, $8.50, and $8.00
o Net pay amounts:
$8.82, $8.33, and $7.84
Student Checkbooks
• Deposit Ticket
Caleb Lents
8 82
April 1
8 82
15
2 00
6 82
Caleb Lents
127
Student Checkbooks
• First check and register transactions
 First check for savings
o $1.50 – required for each student
o Pay to the order of “Bank”
o Memo: savings account
 Check Register
o Beginning balance is $0
o Two entries – net deposit and savings
o Show math
Student Checkbooks
• Check Register
4/1
Deposit 1
4/1
Bank
0.00
1 50
6 82 + 6
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-1
5
82
82
50
32
Business Start-up
• CFO begins working
 BizPrep
Simulation Updates
• Debit Cards
 Businesses accepting
debit cards:
 STORE NAME1
 STORE NAME2
Simulation Updates
• STEM Jobs
 List jobs & businesses
Paperwork Changes
• Highlight change
Reminders
• Everyone brings a sack lunch
 No time to “go out” for lunch
 Teachers cover for volunteers when during breaks
• Teachers responsible for medications
• Schedule transportation ASAP
Debriefing
• One core lesson
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Previously two lessons
Team meeting
Quality business
Review
Debriefing
• Application Activities
 Rank Your Business NEW
 BizQuiz (game cards in classroom kit)
 Fact Tag REVISED
• Extension Activities
 Business Letter (in Citizen Guide)
Teacher Resources
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Video – Introduce program
Pre/Post-Test
Posters
Illustrations
www.juniorachievement.org/web/programs
Questions?
Thank You!
We’ll see you on simulation day –
Be prepared for a day of fun!

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