Often, a name is more than just an identifier. This list of books explores what each character's name reveals about their personality and idenity.
Help us celebrate our 25th anniversary by using these books to demonstrate Open Circle skills and concepts.
Realizing and learning how to respect differences can be just as important as finding similarities in a strong friendship. This list of books demonstrates how to create a strong friendship with differences in background.
Here is a list of books that helps make explicit connections between social and emotional skills and academic learning!
Check out this list of books to demonstrate problem solving skills!
Try the skills these great teachers have succeeded with when trying to impact your students positively!
Try illustrating Open Circle concepts with this list of picture books!
Start a healthy discussion about bullying and solutions for bullying using these books.
This list of books provides illustrations of how to accept differences and see situations from a more diverse and inclusive perspective.
Check out this list of books for the summer to keep your children's minds active and filled with SEL concepts.
Demonstrate and reinforce compassion and acts of goodwill through this list of books!
A list of books to read this summer that highlight Open Circle themes such as navigating relationships, handling conflicts and dealing with strong emotions.
Try the best books of 2012 to reinforce and teach social and emotional concepts.
Social and emotional learning never takes a break! Check out this list of books to keep your students equipped with SEL concepts this summer.
For students of all ages, "Back to School" is a phrase that evokes a wide range of emotions based on very different experiences. Check out Open Circle's 2014 Back-to-School Book List.
This new literature list is organized by the five Social and Emotional Learning Core Competencies, covers a range of ages, and includes books with multicultural themes.
List of stories and poetry collections that describe characters who feel and express gratitude in different ways.
Recently published books for children, and one for educators and parents, with connections to SEL.
How can adults help children deepen children's understanding of the concept of courage? Sharing and discussing books with thematic ties to courage is certainly one way.
Books that have the potential to evoke strong feelings, broaden points of view, or raise questions for discussion.
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