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PREVIEW CATALOG

Videos listed below are provided in younger kids and older kids versions. This is only a preview of content. Links and worksheets available with purchase of program.

Social Awareness, Empathy, Self-Awareness, Managing Emotions

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Episode 65

“How can I get someone to stop bullying me?” is a question Sami is asked often. In this episode, Sami explains why negative words and behavior may happen, and how we can deal with things that are sometimes out of our control. Includes 10 mins. exercise + 2 minute cooldown.

SEL Components:

• Understanding one’s own emotions
• Linking feelings and thoughts
• Viewing things from another’s perspective
• Showing concern for the feelings of others

Protect Yourself With Positivity

Self-Management, Solving Problems, Responsible Decision Making

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Episode 62

A letter comes in from a viewer asking how they can identify an adult they can trust to talk to. Sami gives some tips for how to build a Circle of Trust with people you can rely on. Includes 10 mins. exercise + 2 minute cooldown.

SEL Components:

• Identifying solutions for personal and social problems
• Learning to make a reasoned judgment after analyzing information
• Understanding one’s own emotions

Finding Your Trusted Adults

Empathy, Relationship Skills

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Episode 59

A letter comes in from a 4th grade class about hurtful words, and Sami explains how our voices give us great power, but with that power comes great responsibility. Includes 10 mins. exercise + 2 minute cooldown.

SEL Components:

• Viewing things from another’s perspective
• Demonstrating empathy and compassion
• Modeling kindness
• Developing positive relationships

Great Power, Great Responsibility

Empathy, Relationship Skills, Social Awareness

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Episode 56

A student emails Sami about accidentally hurting someone’s feelings. To help explain the importance of being respectful, Sami plays a game where viewers are given scenarios and guess whether a person was being Respectful or Not. Includes 10 mins. exercise + 2 minute cooldown.

SEL Components:

• Demonstrating empathy and compassion
• Developing positive relationships
• Showing concern for the feelings of others

Respectful or Not?

Social Awareness, Empathy, Solving Problems

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Episode 64

When Arnie has a lot of fun at his friend’s birthday party, he has a hard time understanding why his cousin Sheila had a terrible time. Sami explains how we can view things from another’s perspective. Includes 10 mins. exercise + 2 minute cooldown.

SEL Components:

• Viewing things from another’s perspective
• Demonstrating empathy and compassion
• Showing concern for the feelings of others

Different Perspectives

Growth Mindset, Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Special Days

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Episode 61

Arnie has set some goals for himself but is having a difficult time staying positive about them. Sami explains how the thoughts we plant are the ones that are going to grow. Includes 10 mins. exercise + 2 minute cooldown.

SEL Components:

• Having a growth mindset
• Growing one’s confidence and sense of purpose
• Showing the courage to take initiative

Planting Seeds of Positivity (Earth Day)

Self-Management, Health & Well-Being

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Episode 58

Sami discusses how the power of movement can look like many different things, and how taking initiative can play a part in making sure we are moving every day and can help us achieve our goals. Includes 10 mins. exercise + 2 minute cooldown.

SEL Components:

• Showing the courage to take initiative
• Exhibiting self-discipline and self-motivation
• Responsible decision making

Taking Initiative

Solving Problems, Self-Awareness, Perseverance & Resilience, Special Days

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Episode 55

Sami reads his book “Sami and The Circuit of Powers" for Read Across America week. (this video does not contain an exercise/cooldown segment)

SEL Components:

• Linking feelings and thoughts
• Demonstrating empathy and compassion
• Identifying solutions for personal and social problems

Sami reads: Sami and the Circuit of Powers

Self-Awareness, Growth Mindset, Managing Emotions

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Episode 63

Professor Circuit is feeling down about his latest invention and tells Sami he doesn’t think he’s good enough to complete it. Sami shows him how we are the authors of our own story. Includes 10 mins. exercise + 2 minute cooldown.

SEL Components:

• Establishing one’s own identity
• Linking feelings and thoughts
• Experiencing self-efficacy/confidence
• Growing one’s confidence and sense of purpose

Writing Your Own Story

Self-Awareness

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Episode 60

Arnie and Sami are transported to a digital world, where Arnie shows Sami the game he built, and explains how he uses his power of expression and creativity to bring happiness to himself and others. Includes 10 mins. exercise + 2 minute cooldown.

SEL Components:

• Understanding one’s own emotions
• Establishing one’s own identity
• Linking feelings and thoughts
• Developing interests

Creative Expression

Responsible Decision-Making, Self-Management, Solving Problems

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Episode 57

Chef DiGiorno is having trouble focusing on a big new recipe he’s never made before and calls Sami for some advice. What can the Chef do to help him focus and not be overwhelmed? Includes 10 mins. exercise + 2 minute cooldown.

SEL Components:

• Identifying solutions for personal and social problems
• Using planning and organizational skills
• Identifying and using stress-management strategies

Focus Takes Practice

Self-Awareness, Growth Mindset

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Episode 54

After watching a segment of Basil’s Book Time with World Famous Author Basil Johnston, Arnie confesses that he thinks reading is boring! Sami explains how reading is Fuel for our minds and our imaginations. Includes 10 mins. exercise + 2 minute cooldown.

SEL Components:

Reading Promotes: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills & more!

Reading Opens Doors