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Junior Achievement is an organization that is more than 90 years old and "dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs." The Junior Achievement Student Center website focuses on "money management", "work readiness", and "business ownership". Visitors can play online "Games", such as "JA Titan", "JA Banks in Action", "JA Money Might", and JA Count on It". "JA Titan" promotes the visitor to CEO of a business, and tests the skills needed to defeat competitors; "JA Money Might" tests financial skills in an online simulation of real life situations. The "Learn" tab teaches visitors about "Money", "Work", "Business", and "The Economy". There is also an "Ethics" section in the "Learn" tab, and it includes 40 downloadable classroom activities, a case study, and an essay contest.

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  • Educational Technology > General
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Education > General

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    NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Social studies -- Civics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928104558430T,Educational Technology -- Technology,Social Sciences,Social studies -- Human behavior,Educational Technology,Social studies,Education,Educational Technology -- Informal education,NSDL

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    English

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