Category: Counseling Supplies

Summer Reading For School Counselors (Part 1)

I have several lists for you about summer reading for school counselors.  This is part 1 of a 3 part series. Summer is a great time to catch up on your reading.  If you are like me, you’re not just reading books for professional growth, but you are also reading

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Counseling Office Storage Solutions

If you are like me, time is of essence and storing and searching for counseling materials needs to efficient, quick and easy.  Any time searching for something is lost time, so materials need to be ready to go at all times. I’ll show you some of my favorite storage ideas

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How to be a Tech Savvy School Counselor

Here is my presentation and links to the different tech tools that will help you to be a tech-savvy school counselor. For Notetaking/ Inspiration and Ideas/Lesson Planning: •  Evernote–   •  PollEverywhere    •  Livebinders    •  Pinterest  https://www.pinterest.com/ •  Dropbox   For Presentations and Newsletter: •  Emaze–   •  Prezi •  HaikuDeck –   •  Powtoon–   •  YouTube       YouTube Downloader–

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(Fidget) Spinners in Counseling

Fidget Spinners are all the rage these days.  They are in every grocery store, gas station, and school.  Kids can’t seem to get enough of them– mine included, but, do they really help? Pros of fidget spinners: Kids Feel Socially Accepted – If a student has a fidget spinner, they are

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Keeping Your Counselor To Do List Organized

If you have ever walked into my office, you would have most likely seen a mountain of post it notes.  I mean they were everywhere, with little reminders of what I need to accomplish, call, or see that day. Those days are over.  O.V.E.R. Here’s my desk today.   Notice

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Playing Card Games To Learn Coping Skills

Kids love playing games.  Cards games are always a hit, and playing cards with students when in a counseling session can be really helpful.  First it gives kids a focus other than you looking at them.  They are concentrating instead on the cards and the game, and not where your

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Learning with Classroom Guidance Games

I had the opportunity to review the book Classroom Guidance Games by Shannon Trice Black from YouthLight Publishers.  It’s designed for students in grades PK-sixth grade.  The book is broken up into 2 sections, PK-2 and grades 2-6. There are 25 games for early elementary students and 25 games for

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Keeping Track of Counseling Notes

This year I have several students that I need to see for counseling that is on their IEP of 504 plan.  Because these students have goals, I needed to be able to track the progress they make while in counseling.  As a result I created these forms.     This

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Bully Buster Dice Game

Here is my newest game on TpT!  The Bully Buster Dice game will help students learn what to do when they are being bullied.  Just roll the die, pick a card and then address then talk about the situation from the perspective of the bully, the bystander or the target.

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