The Edward Everett Elementary School in Boston, MA has implemented the Open Circle program in their school. In this video interview, Nicole Mack, former principal at the Edward Everett Elementary School in Boston, MA, discusses how the Open Circle program works in the school. She addresses the skills taught in Open Circle, what vocab and strategies can help calm students down, how students and families talk about the Open Circle program compared to other schools, how Open Circle might strengthen the community, how Open Circle and social and emotional learning is sustained over time at the school, how Open Circle might impact school culture, and what benefits school teachers might gain from being an Open Circle practitioner.

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