Year 2

Video Lessons

Go Series

Go Series

Week 1



A talk about how failure is important in order to be successful in life.

Week 2


Get It



A talk about the importance of aiming and focusing on goals in order achieve true success. 

Week 3


 Have Fun/ Pretest

John discusses balancing work and fun through self-discipline. Then students take a pretest to see where they are.

Week 4


Keep Going

A music video that encourages us to keep going despite the obstacles that come our way.

Road Trip Series

Week 5

Strong II

Road Trip: Part 1

John talks about what it means to focus on what you have to do to get through hard times. 

Week 6


Kind II

Road Trip: Part 2

Kindness plays a crucial role in our lives, and it’s the foundation of strong communities.

Week 7

Wise II

Road Trip: Part 3

In the last part of the Road Trip Series, John talks about valuing wisdom to help us navigate the world.

Characters Series

Week 8


Big 5 Personalities

Part 1

Using animated characters, we discuss the first two of the Big 5 personality traits: openness to experience and conscientiousness. 

Week 9

Big 5 Personalities

Part 2

We discuss the last three of the Big 5 personality traits: extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism.  

Week 10



John reviews the 5 Core Emotions using the acronym, J-FADS, and discusses why emotions are necessary for survival.

Week 11




Students watch video clips and decide what emotion is present, and then break down the emotion on an intensity scale.

People Skills Series

Week 12

Day with a Celebrity

Kindness is explored from a different angle as John talks about spending a day with a celebrity from two different viewpoints.

Week 13



What is the difference between being rude and disrespectful? Students try out a few examples to see if they can tell the difference.

Week 14


We discuss different aspects of communication, and why they are essential people skills we all need.

Week 15



Students debate from different perspectives of a situation. Then they work together to attempt to resolve the conflicts.

Happy Series

Week 16



A music video about getting through hardships by focusing on hope and happiness.

Week 17

Happy Feels

We expolere the two different types of happiness, and why both are necessary.

Week 18

 Get Happy

We have an idea of  what happiness is, but  how do we get it? We take a look at some of the answers.

Week 19

Good Vibes


Students are challenged to plan and accomplish an act of gratitude for someone else.

Fired Up Series

Week 20


Fire is an integral part of the human experience… and so is conflict. Both are powerful forces that can be helpful and dangerous.

Week 21

Fuel on the Fire

In this video we introduce the three phases of conflict escalation according to Friedrich Glasl.

Week 22

Flame Throwers

We look at the typical actions that tend to cause conflicts to escalate from one phase to the next.

Week 23

Fire Drills


In these scenarios, students look at conflicts, picking out escalations and coming up with better methods.

Lenses Series

Week 24


Music video – a song about feeling invisible, bringing up the topic of the lenses we choose to see through.

Week 25


A talk about how we see ourselves and tips to make sure we’re using the right lenses.

Week 26

Blind Spots

We all have blind spots and we don’t always know what they are. Admitting we have them is step one.

Week 27

Empathy vs. Sympathy



Students decide if the person in the scenario is showing sympathy or empathy.

Final Wrap-Up

Week 28



It’s time to take a quick look back to see how far we’ve come and how we’ve changed.

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