Junior Achievement has long been leading schools in educating young children about business and personal finanace. Biztown is an extension of that learning by giving St. Louis area students a chance to experience running a business, keeping track of their earnings and spending within a small community. They also get o see how a town works. This experiential learning helps them prepare to go into the real world.
There’s a lot more to education than blackboards and textbooks. Behind the Minds takes you behind the school doors to highlight educational initiatives within St. Louis city and county K-12 schools. Watch for teachers, staff, administrators, and students who will blow your mind with innovative ideas and programs.
A partnership called the Greenhouse Venture is in the works for children from diverse backgrounds to learn about bioscience.
As St. Louis Schools move away from out of school suspensions, Carver Elementary uses yoga, safe spaces and a reflection room to help strugging students.
St. Louis area high school students present ideas to local businesses on how to help with social and cultural difference, diversity and equity.
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