A collaborative blog written by school counselors, school psychologists, and school social workers.

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 27, 2016

Fill Your Cup: Self Care for Real Life

From Rebecca at Counselor Up Here’s what I’ve learned- every body is stressed. No matter what your job, your hours, or your home life, there are stressors. Call it the new way of life or whatever. When you read stories about self-care, you often see things about making time for yourself, exercising, having a massage, […]

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November 27, 2016

An Ounce of Prevention

School Counselors and Classroom Management Classroom management is a major aspect of effective teaching and learning.  The type of classroom management that a teacher has will set their classroom tone and make or break student learning.  The best kind of classroom management is preventative, where the classroom environment it set up so it is hard for […]

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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

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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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October 17, 2016

School Wide Bullying Prevention and School Counselors

School counselors serve as experts on school-wide approaches to prevent bullying and encourage a positive school climate. Check out how some Confident Counselors encourage anti-bullying efforts and our favorite resources to carry over their tips. (Pssst. Don’t forget Unity Day on 10/19 and Mix it Up Day on 10/25) “Teach bullying awareness lessons in all classrooms at […]

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