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1 Welcome to JA Finance Park Teacher Training

2 JA Finance Park Teacher Training By the end of this session, you will understand: The purpose of JA Finance Park How to efficiently and effectively use the program materials The operation of the JA Finance Park facility Teacher responsibilities necessary for a successful JA Finance Park student visit

3 Goals of JA Finance Park Help students think creatively, analyze tasks, and solve problems at grade level or above. Encourage students to develop and demonstrate personal responsibility for learning and self-management. Actively involve the business community and parents in helping students achieve at their highest level. Communicate and work with schools to promote the highest student achievement. Help students develop and follow a monthly budget.

4 Teacher Resource Guide

5 Begin Collecting These Unit Four Materials Early! Calculators Markers or colored pencils Glue, tape, scissors Large envelopes or Ziploc bags Newspapers (especially Sunday), magazines, catalogs, advertisements Fliers from grocery stores, mailed food advertisements, etc. Grocery store receipts

6 Remember to: Send Volunteer Recruitment Letters Home with Students Send Volunteer Response Forms to JA Finance Park Suggested Timeline Based on minutes of daily instruction

7 Program Introduction

8 Presentation/ Lesson Plans Class Period

9 Student Overview Found in the Guide for Teachers and the Student Workbook

10 The Pre-Test and Post-Test are the same test. Use your copy as the test master. Students have a copy of the Test in the Student Workbook. Pre- Test and Post-Test

11 The Pre-Test/Post- Test Key also is located in the Guide for Teachers.

12 Student worksheets are located in the Student Workbook and the Guide for Teachers. Sample Activity

13 Each worksheet has an Answer Key.

14 ATM/Debit Card 1.What is it? 2.Why use it?

15 Credit Card 1.What is it? 2.Why use it?

16 Credit Advantages and Disadvantages

17 Always an Answer Key

18 PYF Savings and Investing Time Means Money

19 Resource Sheets in Student Workbook Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Funds

20 Calculating Stock Value 1.Locating stock 2.Determining days price 3.Multiplying closing price by number of shares

21 Unit Two: Taxes and My Salary Concepts Government Income Salary Taxes Wages Skills Active listening Brainstorming Charting Comparing Math computation Reading Teamwork

22 Where Is All My Money? 1.Taxes 2.Social Security 3.Medicare

23 Calculating NMI 1.Gross Annual Income 2.Gross Monthly Income 3. Net Monthly Income

24 Unit Three: Budgeting Concepts Budget Expenses Income Needs Opportunity cost Savings Taxes Wages Wants Skills Active listening Comparing Decision-making Math computation Reading Teamwork

25 Case Studies

26 Unit Four: Preparing for JA Finance Park Concepts Budget Expenses Income Needs Savings Taxes Wages Wants Skills Active listening Comparing Interpersonal skills Math computation Reading Role-Playing Teamwork Verbal communication

27 Begin Collecting These Unit Four Materials Early! Calculators Markers or colored pencils Glue, tape, scissors Large envelopes or Ziploc bags Newspapers (especially Sunday), magazines, catalogs, advertisements Fliers from grocery stores, mailed food advertisements, etc. Grocery store receipts

28 Groups Unit Four is a group project. Groups of two to six (2-6) are recommended.

29 Life Situation Card

30 Student Checklist 1.Prepares students for JA Finance Park on-site Checklist. 2.Assures students will finish group work.

31 NMI Worksheet

32 Budget Guidelines Worksheet

33 Actual Budget Decisions

34 Investments

35 1.Account Number 2.Business Assignments Before the Visit

36 Unit Five: The Visit Concepts Budget Expenses Income Needs Savings Taxes Wages Wants Skills Active listening Critical thinking Interpersonal communication Math computation Teamwork

37 4.5 hours on-site. Students must know their account numbers and assigned businesses on arrival. Students should bring their own lunches. A JA Finance Park staff member will lead the opening activity. Students report to their assigned businesses. JA Finance Park On-Site Visit

38 Unit Six: After the Visit Concepts Budget Expenses Income Needs Savings Taxes Wages Wants Skills Active listening Critical thinking Self-reflection

39 Unit Seven: Career Goals Concepts Career Goals Income Values Skills Active listening Critical thinking Research writing Self-assessment

40 Glossary

41 Visit Information Account Number Information Sheet 1.Provided to you by JA Staff. 2.Must be completed and returned to JA prior to visit. 3.Keep a copy for yourself and bring to simulation.

42 Parent Consent Letter Customize on your Teacher CD

43 JA Finance Park Visit

44 Sample Daily Schedule

45 The Truth Revealed

46 Life Situation Sticker Debit Card

47 JA Finance Park Student Worksheets

48 Student Checklist Should be used during the entire day!

49 NMI Worksheet Round off all answers to the nearest dollar. Volunteers initial worksheet only when NMI is correct.

50 Guidelines and Actual Budget Worksheet Line 9 from NMI worksheet becomes Line 1 on Guidelines and Actual Budget worksheet. Students complete Steps 1 and 2 by calculating percentages to nearest dollar amount.

51 Checkbook Register Must be used during The Final Commitment.

52 The Big Search

53 Sample Option Sheet Students will pick up one Option Sheet from most businesses. Note line number in top right hand corner of Option Sheet.

54 Student Checklist The Student Checklist should be used during the entire day.

55 The Budget Puzzle

56 Guidelines and Actual Budget Worksheet 1.Budget decisions are made. 2.Step 3 is completed. 3.Budget is balanced.

57 The Final Commitment

58 Checkbook Register must be completed! NMI is the beginning balance. Final balance must be 0 or a positive number.

59 A JA Finance Park staff member must check the completed Checkbook Register.

60 End of Day Budget Review

61 Questions


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