Get Your Child Involved

We keep participants actively engaged in learning essential skills that lead to social and academic success.

Early Learning.
Social & Academic Success!

J14 Participant Groups:

  • Grades K-3

  • Grades 4-5

  • Grades 6-8

Key Concepts:

  • Skills for Learning

  • Empathy

  • Emotion Management

  • Communication

  • Bullying Prevention

  • Emotion Management

  • Problem Solving/Decision Making

  • Substance Abuse Prevention

Curriculum
Core Learning Strategies

Grades K-3

Brain Builders

  • Focus Attention
  • Working Memory
  • Inhibitory Control

Skill Practice

  • Work with Others
  • Take Others’ Perspectives
  • Follow Directions
  • Practice Behavioral Skills

Story & Discussion

  • Interpret Stories
  • Interpret Audio/Visual Media
  • Respond to Questions
  • Large Group & Partner Discussions
  • Communicate Ideas
  • Listen to Others

Reinforcing Skills

  • Daily Practice
  • Using Skills Everyday
  • Academic Intergration Activities
  • Home Links
Grades 4-5

Story & Discussion

  • Interpret Stories
  • Interpret Audio/Visual Media
  • Respond to Questions
  • Large Group & Partner Discussions
  • Communicate Ideas

Reinforcing Skills

  • Daily Practice
  • Using Skills Everyday
  • Academic Intergration Activities
  • Home Links

Skill Practice

  • Listen to Others
  • Work with Others
  • Work Individually
  • Take Others’ Perspectives
  • Follow Directions
  • Practice Behavioral Skills
  • Practice Cognitive Skills Through Writing
Grades 6-8

Discussions

  • Working with a Partner or Group
  • Class Discussion
  • Interpreting a Story (Written or Video)
  • Responding to Questions
  • Communicating Ideas
  • Listening to Others

Skill Practice

  • Rehearsing Skills & Behaviors
  • Giving Constructive Feedback
  • Working with a Partner or Group

Reinforcement of Program Skills

  • Suggestions for Using Lesson Content Every Day
  • Reflective Writing (Formative Assessment)
  • Additional Skill-Practice Activity
  • Homework Assignments
  • Academic Intergration Activities

Bullying Prevention
Recognition!

  • Teacher Approved

  • Research Based

  • 360 Approach to Prevention

  • Students Can Trust Staff Response

  • Lessons with Stories by Trudy Ludwig

  • Lessons Extend to the Home