Jackson Second Graders Learn Business from Local Leader
from Jackson Elementary School learned a lot from their visit with VPI
employee, Gloria Toutenhoofd, a Junior Achievement volunteer.
taught five lessons to the second graders in Kay Kertscher's classroom:
how a community works; how a donut factory works via an assembly line;
the role of government in a community and how to begin a business.
the programs students were taught about taxation and were able to
experience it with money they "earned" for working the doughnut
factory. The students had to pay taxes with the salary they made. Some
children were picked as government workers and were paid with the tax
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 8, 2009