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February 5, 2017

Creating a Culture of Kindness

Creating a Culture of Kindness I recently saw a video on Facebook about two apples. Two apples you are probably thinking? Stay with me. On the outside these two apples looked the same, shiny and red. However, once the apples were opened, they were not the same. One was healthy looking and the other bruised. […]

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February 5, 2017

Multicultural Counseling

The amazing thing about being a school counselor is having the opportunity to work with all students in your building. Every student who walks in our building has the right to feel safe, accepted, and ready to learn. When working with culturally and linguistically diverse students, we need to expand our skills to incorporate an […]

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January 4, 2017

January Product Finds

Product Finds for January. Click any image to see the product. Happy New Year! Kids Helping Others: A Service Club Starter Kit from School Counseling Files. Are you looking for a way to help students develop a sense of responsibility and the ability to put themselves in someone else’s shoes? To turn them into active […]

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January 3, 2017

Confident Counselors’ Resolutions

There is something magical about the way a new year can feel like a clean slate. In schools, we are pretty lucky because we get this clean slate twice a year. As we head back to school this week, we are working on resolutions, not just our students, but for ourselves. What are your personal and professional resolutions for the new […]

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January 3, 2017

Tips for Setting Goals with Students

As counselors, we are constantly trying to help students make progress academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. We know how necessary it is to use effective techniques to help students set goals, break them into manageable tasks, and track those goals. Here are a few tips and resources that may be helpful as we begin 2017. Confident CounselorsWe […]

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November 27, 2016

Beating (Holiday) Stress and Burnout

Beating Stress During the Holidays and After Our positions can be challenging and stressful. It is important during this hectic time of year to be mindful of your stress. Check out tips from some veterans on how they manage and take care of themselves. Confident CounselorsWe are a group of school counselors collaborating to provide a space […]

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November 27, 2016

Growth Mindset: Tips for School Counselors

Teaching & Encouraging Growth Mindset Growth mindset, from Dr. Carol Dweck, is a revolutionarily simple yet often misunderstood concept. Teaching and encouraging a growth mindset in students is school counselor territory. In our school, it is essential that we understand the foundational concepts so we can support implementation and work effectively with our students. Confident Counselors […]

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November 11, 2016

Five Friday Finds: Data in School Counseling

Google Form School Climate Survey from Counselor Up Be Data Inspired: Using EzAnalyze TimeTracker by The Counseling Geek  Editable Individual Behavior Plans with Data Tracking from Social Emotional Workshop The Use of Data in School Counseling by Trish Hatch School Counseling Data Specialist course from ASCA Confident CounselorsWe are a group of school counselors collaborating […]

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November 4, 2016

Five Friday Finds: Cyber Bullying

  Great print and go resources to use in classrooms and small groups. Cyber Bullying Handouts,Visual Aids, and Activities from Counselor Keri.  Cyber Smarts Bundle from Carol Miller, The Middle School Counselor.  Cyber Bullying Scoot Game from School Counseling is Magical  Internet Safety, Social Media, Technology Addiction and Online Reputation from The Counseling Teacher Cyber […]

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October 21, 2016

Five Friday Finds for October 21

Check back every Friday or on Facebook to see what we found this week. NPR Article – Sixth Grade is Tough; It Helps to be ‘Top Dog’ Do your students love Emojis? Check out the Feelings Game and Activities from School Counseling Confessions. 5 Minute Film Festival: Turning Bystanders into Upstanders against Bullying For Halloween: The Horror […]

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