Tag: Free Resource

  • GoodBye Resolutions, Hello SMART Goals

    GoodBye Resolutions, Hello SMART Goals

    Forget New Year’s resolutions…SMART Goals are much more helpful! Let’s take a look… How do you feel about your past New Year’s resolutions? How successful have you been? Now…think about your past goals? How successful have you been? If you’re anything like me, you have achieved waaaay more goals than resolutions. New Years Resolutions Don’t…

  • Liana Lowenstein’s Counseling Activities for Children

    Liana Lowenstein’s Counseling Activities for Children

    I am honored beyond belief to have been named “Favorite Counseling Website” by Liana Lowenstein in her November Newsletter! I’m totally blown away…I have been using Liana’s material ever since I started working with children and families (many moons ago). I first discovered Liana Lowenstein’s work when I started working as a counselor at Whaley…

  • Emotional Baggage – Free Printable

    It can be very difficult for children (and adults) to let go of past hurts. Hanging onto negative thoughts and feelings towards others can make us feel isolated and overwhelmed by negative emotions. Many of my students hang onto a lot of “emotional baggage” which in turn hinders their ability to move forward, creates distorted…

  • Elementary School Counselor Introduction Lesson

    **Please Note: You must scroll to the bottom of this post and click on the text link to download the presentation. I am not able to individually email copies of the presentation at this time.**  A new school year brings another round of School Counselor Intro lessons. Last year, I attempted to combine my meet…

  • Back-to-School Open House: Editable Meet the School Counselor Poster

    Our back-to-school open house is right around the corner and I have been working on ways to increase the presence of the elementary counseling program. With covering three buildings, I am not able to attend each open house as my district holds them on the same day. With that in mind, I wanted to create…

  • Counselors on Teachers Pay Teachers Blog Hop

    Counselors on Teachers Pay Teachers Blog Hop

    Are you tired of spending $20-$30 on a book of counseling activities and only finding half a dozen (if you’re lucky) activities you will actually use? There’s a cure for that: Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT). On TPT you can find practical counseling activities that have been created by certified school counselors. The thing I really…

  • Free Anger Management Printable Activity

    Free Anger Management Printable Activity

    Anger management can be difficult for many children. Engaging students in a hands-on activity is a great way to redirect their focus. Coloring and cutting out the following Anger Gage is a productive diversion that allows the child to validate how they are feeling, as well as determine the intensity of their anger.  Typically, I…

  • Free Summer Learning Resources to Prevent the Summer Slide

    Although this time of year is EXTREMELY hectic for educators, we can’t help but worry about the “summer slide” and how much our students will retain/learn over the summer. This post is a collection of easily accessible resources that can help improve retention and reduce the summer slide. Educational Websites: Here is the list I…

  • Free End-of-the-Year Memory Book Download

    Free End-of-the-Year Memory Book Download

    The end-of-the-year wind down is in full swing for me! Our last day with students is June 12th, but since I cover three buildings it takes me three weeks to have a full work week. Therefore, I am technically in my “last week” of school. I spend the last few days of school helping my…

  • Building Community In The Classroom

    Welcome to Teacher Tip Tuesday, where classroom management tips come from those in the classroom! If you’ve missed the last two classroom management tips you can read about (and snag a free printable) using raffle tickets here or ADHD testing accommodations here. Today Shelley, from The Perks of Teaching Primary, shares the resources she uses to…