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Sponsor Spotlight: JJP Family Foundation Involves All Learners in Experiential Education

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“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember.  Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin Both anecdotal and research-based evidence suggests that students learn best when they experience a concept for themselves.  The Young AmeriTowne and International Towne programs do just that in the field of financial education.  They allow elementary and middle school students to open their own …

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Sponsor Spotlight: Real-life experience in democracy thanks to Janus Henderson Investors

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As a provider of blended-learning programs, Young Americans Center delivers hands-on experiences for young people.  Research increasingly demonstrates that such programs increase student motivation to learn while facilitating a deeper level of understanding (Association for Experiential Education).  It’s a win-win for both teachers and students!  Thanks to Janus Henderson Investors, students participating in Young AmeriTowne gain hands-on experience in civics and …

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The Youth Advisory Board Tours The Denver Post

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The Youth Advisory Board switched things up for their January meeting by taking a unique, behind-the-scenes tour of The Denver Post.  A long-time partner of Young Americans, The Denver Post supports the Newspaper Shop at Young AmeriTowne in Denver and Belmar.  In return, Young Americans has an advertising trade agreement with The Denver Post. The tour began in the paper …