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  • Think It or Say It - Older

    2m 12s

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    Sarah sees Kate wearing a dress. Sarah hates dresses because she thinks they are uncomfortable. She tells Kate that she doesn't like dresses. Sarah needs to think: if Kate is wearing a dress, she probably likes dresses. If Sarah ...

  • White Lie
    2m 49s

    White Lie

    2m 49s

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    When Mike tells Jeff he doesn't think his camping trip sounds fun, Jeff gets upset. Mike doesn't understand why - he was just telling the truth! Learn about White Lies, and how sometimes telling the truth isn't always the thing t...

  • Keeping a Secret

    1m 56s

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    Kate tells Sarah a secret about the upcoming school dance. Sarah accidentally tells Jeff the secret - how do you think that makes Kate feel?

  • Making a Plan

    1m 43s

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    Sarah and Kate learn the steps to making a plan. You need to figure out what to do, where to do it, and you have to make sure you can get there and get home. Once they figure it out, they have a great hang out planned!

  • Going to a Birthday Party

    1m 57s

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    Christine learns the steps to going to a birthday party! She has to figure out where and when the party is and if she can go. Then she has to RSVP and get the birthday girl a card and present.

  • Using a Filter

    2m 9s

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    Graham always says exactly what he’s thinking. When Maddie asks how her new haircut looks, Graham really hurts her feelings. Graham needs to learn how to filter his thoughts so he doesn’t hurt people’s feelings.

  • Using Social Media

    3m 6s

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    Liz learns some rules for social media.

    1. Stay safe - don't let anyone follow you that you don't know
    2. You have to use your social skills online just like in person. Before you post, think: "Should I think this, or say it?...

  • Showing Empathy - Older`

    2m 42s

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    Kate's best friend is moving and she's very upset. When Sarah finds out, she's more concerned with the chicken nuggets she's going to have at lunch. She talks to Kate like nothing's wrong. Sarah learns about Empathy - putting you...

  • Acting Like A Friend

    2m 30s

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    When Liz is around Bobby, she doesn't feel good. Bobby is always telling her what to do. When she hangs out with Andrew and Christine, she feels better. How can Liz tell that Andrew and Christine are good friends?

  • Learning to Say No

    1m 49s

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    Sometimes it can be so hard to say no to friends. Ryan asks Jameson to go play outside. Jameson has homework to do but he doesn’t know how to say no, so he goes outside with him. Later, he learns that it’s OK to say no, and that ...

  • Act Like You're Interested - Younger

    2m 12s

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    Alessandra is talking to Serena about a penguin movie she watched. Serena isn’t interested in penguins, and tells Alessandra that she doesn’t care. Alessandra is hurt by Serena’s actions. Sometimes in life we have to act like we’...

  • Approaching a Group - Younger

    2m 7s

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    Devin wants to join the group. There’s an open seat, but he doesn’t notice it and interrupts the group. When Devin wants to approach a group of friends, he should make sure not to disrupt the group.

  • Act Like You're Interested - Older

    2m 24s

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    When Kate starts talking about horseback riding, Jeff starts playing on his iPad instead of listening to Kate. Jeff isn't interested in horseback riding, but he hurt Kate's feelings when he showed he didn't care. Jeff tries again...

  • Being a Tattletale

    2m 29s

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    Liz gets upset when Serena tells her she took an extra cookie at lunch. Each person was only supposed to take one, so Serena broke the rules. But Liz needs to think about the situation for a second - everyone was able to get a co...

  • Giving Compliments

    2m 19s

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    Alessandra is working on a drawing of a horse. When she shows Serena, Serena doesn't have much to say it and makes Alessandra upset. Alessandra feels bad because she thinks her drawing is bad. Serena should try to give Alessandra...

  • Saying Thank You

    1m 55s

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    Liz needs to borrow Serena's book to finish her work. When Serena gives it to her, Liz takes it and walks away without saying anything. Liz is happy that Serena lent her the book, but she didn't show Serena how she felt because s...

  • Showing Empathy - Younger

    2m 51s

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    Bobby is upset because his soccer team lost. When he tells Alessandra, she doesn't really care. Alessandra learns about empathy, or understanding how other people feel. She thinks about the karate tournament she lost and now she ...

  • Think It or Say It - Younger

    2m 57s

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    When Alessandra gets a gift she from Serena that she doesn't like, she hurts Serena's feelings by telling her that. Alessandra needs to keep not-so-nice thoughts inside so she doesn't upset other people. When she tries again, she...

  • Laughing With Not At

    2m 9s

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    Mike falls in the hallway and Jeff makes a joke. Mike is really hurt and gets upset when Jeff makes a joke about him. Jeff learns that friends laugh with each other, not at each other. When it happens again, Jeff makes sure Mike ...

  • Calling Friends on the Phone

    2m 22s

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    Friends talk on the phone all the time. But, it’s important to have good phone etiquette and to follow some basic rules. In this video, Serena makes sure she follows the rules when she calls Alessandra.