Superflex Takes on Glassman and the Team of Unthinkables
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- Ages: 7-10+
- Pages: 67
- Format: Paperback
- ISBN: 9780979292293
- Published: 2009
Superflex Takes On Glassman and the Team of Unthinkables introduces readers to a very persistent and sneaky Unthinkable named Glassman who causes people to have large reactions to small problems (or, shatter like a pane of glass). In the story, Aiden’s classmates are regularly visited by Glassman and have large reactions to small problems. Superflex to the rescue! The kids learn strategies from the Superflex Academy to figure out the size of the problem and the expected reaction size, and use calming self-talk and other strategies to find their Superflex inside and defeat Glassman! Short quizzes pop up throughout the book.
This engaging book is part of our Superflex series, which is designed to help children learn about their own and others’ thoughts and behaviors, and practice strategies for self-regulation across a variety of situations. As kids learn strategies to defeat the Unthinkables and unexpected behavior, they strengthen their flexible thinking and are better able to self-regulate in challenging times.
Recommended Teaching & Learning Pathway
New to the world of Superflex? Explore what it’s all about in this article, and learn strategies for teaching self-awareness and self-regulation in our Superflex On Demand series . Before sharing this book with children, parents and educators need to start at the beginning, introduce core concepts, and work through the Superflex curriculum. Books should be introduced in this order:
- You Are a Social Detective!
- Social Thinking and Me
- Superflex: A Superhero Social Thinking Curriculum
Once kids have reached this point, you can choose from an array of Superflex products to teach depending on the concepts your kids need to work on. To dive deeper into strategies for figuring out the size of the problem and the expected reaction size, for example, move on to the books listed below. Buy them individually or as part of a discounted set!
- Superflex Takes On Glassman and the Team of Unthinkables
Teach this book first. As a reminder, you're currently on this book's web page.
- Superflex and Kool Q. Cumber to the Rescue!