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.
Boris discusses the Scrapman’s nose... Dave and Boris explore how the voices we listen to shape our character, and how compassion plays a role in building resiliency. In this lesson, children will learn basic compassion focused therapy.
Boris has arrived... This lesson introduces this story of Boris the Robot who has the smarts and a heart. In his story, Boris learns to identify negative internal dialogue and allow love and affirmation from the right sources into his heart.
Boris, where do words go? ... In this lesson Dave and Boris learn about the power of our words. Words go into the mind and can live there forever. Dave and Boris teach students how to take agency over mindsets and care for the thoughts that grow there.
Boris is singing the Scrapman’s song... Dave and Boris discuss how to recognize our internal dialogue and distinguish between helpful and unhelpful thought processes. Dave outlines how we can take steps to reverse negative self-talk especially in times of challenge.
What is hope, Boris?... In this episode Dave and Boris explore how to build hope over long periods of time. Dave helps Berenis navigate through disappointment while still maintaining a growth mindset and a sense of grit. In this lesson Children will learn self efficacy and how to use challenge as...