School Counseling

Fall School Counseling Classroom Guidance Lesson

Are you looking for a last-minute Halloween classroom guidance lesson or a way to use those leftover pumpkins after Halloween? I painted my pumpkin like a pineapple and carved my pineapple like a pumpkin for a quick school counseling lesson that packs a punch. Gather your pumpkins and art supplies to encourage your students to… Continue reading Fall School Counseling Classroom Guidance Lesson

Technology

Polling and Voting Counseling Activities Using Google Apps

This is the fourth post in this series about using Google Apps in your school counseling program! Last week, I talked about using {Google Slides and Google Forms in emotion identification activities.} This week, I'll show you how I use Google Slides and Google Sheets in polling/voting counseling activities in classroom guidance lessons. This strategy… Continue reading Polling and Voting Counseling Activities Using Google Apps

School Counseling, Technology

Practice Identifying Emotions with Google Slides

Thanks for joining me on the third post in this "Using Google Apps in School Counseling" series! Last week, I talked about making {sorting activities in Google Slides} to escape the long lines at the copier and save your hands from cutting out endless task cards (bye, scissors, see ya never)! This week, I'll show… Continue reading Practice Identifying Emotions with Google Slides

School Counseling, Technology

Sorting Activities in School Counseling Using Google Slides

Last week I talked about {using Google Forms as a digital tool for check-in/check-out} with students and why I love using these for easy data collection. Next up in this series on using Google Apps in School Counseling is creating sorting activities with Google Slides. I use sorting activities all the time in whole class… Continue reading Sorting Activities in School Counseling Using Google Slides

School Counseling

Check-in/Check-out with Google Forms in School Counseling

Over the next couple of weeks, I'll be sharing ways to use Google apps in your school counseling program. I want to start the series with an intervention I know almost all counselors are using: check-in/check-out.   Check In/Check Out Creating a simple form in Google Forms can streamline your check-in/check-out process AND make data… Continue reading Check-in/Check-out with Google Forms in School Counseling

Art Activities, School Counseling

What Can I Control?Counseling Activity to Explore Realm of Control

We all have students who want to control everything: their neighbor's behaviors, their teacher's time, their parents' jobs, EVERYTHING! Helping students understand what they can and cannot control isimportant not only for academic success but for emotional well-being too. Trying to control things outside of their control can leave them feeling anxious, overwhelmed, and unable… Continue reading What Can I Control?Counseling Activity to Explore Realm of Control

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What Can I Control? A Simple Visual Activity for School Counseling

We all have students who want to control everything: their neighbor's behaviors, their teacher's time, their parents' jobs, EVERYTHING! Helping students understand what they can and cannot control is important not only for academic success but for emotional well-being too. Trying to control things outside of their control can leave them feeling anxious, overwhelmed, and… Continue reading What Can I Control? A Simple Visual Activity for School Counseling