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develop coping strategies
Aug 07

Help Your Students Develop Coping Skills

By Laura Driscoll | Individual Counseling , Social Emotional Skills

In counseling, you work with students to develop coping skills. You introduce different strategies. They practice them perfectly in role play. Then when they actually need these coping strategies, they don’t use them. They didn’t stick.  Part of the reason they didn’t stick, is because we didn’t teach them effectively. With so many social emotional skills, […]

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young students eager to participate
Mar 26

Bringing Responsibility and Choice into the Classroom

By Laura Driscoll | Social Emotional Skills , Teacher Consultation

Responsibility and choice is the degree to which teachers allow students to make responsible decisions about their work in their classroom.Why It’s ImportantMaking student responsibility and choice a part of your classroom helps students:gain a better understanding of themselves as learners, struggle and plan in a controlled setting, and stay engaged with their work.It does not mean […]

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Sad Girl
Jan 31

Students with Low Self-Esteem? Try a Different Approach

By Laura Driscoll | Cognitive Behavioral Therapy , Individual Counseling , Social Emotional Skills

Research has repeatedly shown that programs claiming to increase a child’s or teen’s self-esteem have failed to do so. These programs have opted for activities full of superficial affirmations, rather than activities that discover the underlying causes of self-esteem and target interventions there. Think of it like this. Say you run over a nail with […]

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Students in Circle Smiling
Dec 04

Student-Centered Discipline Promotes Social Emotional Learning

By Laura Driscoll | Social Emotional Skills , Teacher Consultation

Student-centered discipline is the classroom management strategies that a teacher uses that are developmentally appropriate for their students and motivate their students to want to behave in the classroom. It is one of the 10 key teaching practices identified by The Center on Great Teachers and Leaders (GTL) that support social and emotional learning as […]

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