Cool Comics Series

Carter, Margaret Anne, and Santomauro, Josie (2008) Cool Comics Series. M.A. Carter Consultancy, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

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Cool Comics is a fun method to teach children constructive ways of responding to / in social situations. The main character in the comic is Nicky. Nicky experiences all sorts of challenges in the social world. The comics illustrate how Nicky responds to these challenges using positive self talk.

Positive self talk has its roots in cognitive behavioural principles. Nicky identifies feelings associated with the event, before naming helpful thinking to resolve the social challenges. Nicky then chooses actions plans to constructively solve the social challenge.

Item ID: 45119
Item Type: Other
Keywords: social understanding; positive self talk; social thinking; cognitive thinking; cognitive-behavioural
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2016 06:08
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9301 Learner and Learning > 930103 Learner Development @ 20%
93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9301 Learner and Learning > 930104 Moral and Social Development (incl. Affect) @ 80%
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