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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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Jun 04

Personalize Behavior Plans for Student Buy-In

By Laura Driscoll | Behavior

A lot of time and effort goes into behavior plans, but we often overlook student input and involvement. When we personalize behavior plans, we make them meaningful and motivating to struggling students. Personalize Behavior PlansOne of the biggest factors to students buying into a behavior plan is their own input. Make sure they agree with the […]

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Apr 25

Measuring Progress in Individual Counseling

By Laura Driscoll | Individual Counseling

Measuring progress in individual counseling is challenging. I don’t think there is much argument there. Long rating scales and lengthy observations are not viable or scalable solutions.  Couldn’t measuring progress in individual counseling be easier? I think so. We have to do a little borrowing from our school buddies. Teachers backwards plan lessons. SpEd teachers break big […]

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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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