TALKING WITH TJ is a two-part educational program sponsored by the Hallmark Corporate Foundation that teaches young children how to get along in a group and how to resolve conflicts. With support from the Foundation, the Talking With TJ Series has been developed by three of the nation's youth organizations-Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., and 4-H, the Cooperative Extension System's Youth Development Program.
The series is designed for children of diverse backgrounds in second through fourth grades and consists of entertaining video stories, discussions, and fun activities to teach children cooperation and prosocial skills. It can be used in a variety of program settings and is an excellent resource for school environments, youth clubs and after-school care.
The first curriculum set in the series deals with teamwork and focuses on three types of prosocial skills:
The second part of the series deals with conflict resolution and focuses on three skills:
National 4-H Council
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