Responsible Decision-Making

Responsible Decision-Making

2 Seasons

Here you can access our content by topic or by CASEL's programming. HeartSmart's Curriculum is cross-referenced with the 5 CASEL Core Competencies. However we organize our lesson progression differently, which is why some of our lessons below appear out of order.

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Responsible Decision-Making
  • CASEL's SEL Framework

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    Click here to download CASEL's PDF explaining each of the CASEL 5 Core Competencies in more detail. Alternatively visit to find out more.

  • The Watch What You Watch Watch

    Episode 1

    Boris has a new watch ... this watch is for watching what he watches. Whatchu think about that? Dave and Boris help children understand why there are age ratings on movies and TV shows. Professor LoCascio explains the brain science behind age ratings. This episode teaches children that their hear...

  • Adventure Never Fails

    Episode 2

    Boris never wants to play with jigsaws again... In this lesson Dave and Boris explore grit and the role that perseverance plays in solving problems. Dave explains how challenge does not leave us without agency - perseverance is a choice. At the end of this lesson Boris finds himself inspired by d...

  • Imagination Determination

    Episode 3

    Boris wants to build the future ... but he has to find the right tools. Dreams are the tools that build the future. In this lesson children will learn the importance of the imagination as the primary means for groundbreaking social change; children will discover the essential role that imaginatio...

  • Roboman, Heart of the Earth

    Episode 4

    Boris becomes a superhero. He is the heart of the earth... Dave and Boris talk about how to celebrate one’ strengths and superpowers. Dave teaches Boris that service is the best place to put our gifts and powers. "With great power comes great responsibility." - Uncle Ben - Roboman

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  • Earn Your Wings

    Episode 5

    Boris can't fly ... but he can make a jet pack. In this lesson Dave and Boris explore lateral thinking and using creativity when problem solving. Children will come away from this lesson understanding how to apply an improvement orientation to challenges they may encounter.

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