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Monday Ideas for School Counselors

Weekly articles for school counselors with ideas on how to resolve typical school situations with students, teachers and parents using the solution focused approach.

Ending Well Leads to a Better Beginning

Ending Well Leads to a Better Beginning

Celebrate the end of the school year with solution-focused strategies to recognize achievements and set positive future goals. ...more

School Climate

May 20, 20242 min read

Using Personal Skills in the Classroom

Using Personal Skills in the Classroom

Discover how using personal life skills in the classroom can transform student interactions as the school year draws to a close. ...more

Motivating Students

May 13, 20242 min read

A Stunningly Simple Way to Make a Difference

A Stunningly Simple Way to Make a Difference

Discover how a simple act of smiling can transform a school environment, making a significant difference in everyone's day. ...more

Mental Health

May 06, 20241 min read

Saying Hello to Challenging Students

Saying Hello to Challenging Students

Discover impactful strategies for connecting with challenging students to improve classroom dynamics and enhance teacher-student relationships. ...more

Teacher Relief

April 29, 20242 min read

More than a Theory

More than a Theory

Explore how simple, solution-focused approaches transform school counseling, empowering clients to envision and realize their desired outcomes. ...more

Motivating Students

April 22, 20242 min read

Navigating the Final School Weeks with a Solution-Focused Approach

Navigating the Final School Weeks with a Solution-Focused Approach

Discover how a solution-focused approach can transform the final weeks of school into a period of growth and success. ...more

Teacher Relief

April 14, 20242 min read

Light in Darkness: The Eclipse of Education

Light in Darkness: The Eclipse of Education

Discover how embracing moments of darkness in education can unveil the brilliance of solution-focused teaching, transforming challenges into opportunities for growth. ...more

Motivating Students

April 08, 20243 min read

A Fool Proof Exercise to Identify EXCEPTIONS!

A Fool Proof Exercise to Identify EXCEPTIONS!

Discover a light and engaging activity to help students identify and expand upon moments of success, encouraging a solutions-focused approach to overcoming challenges. ...more

Exception Seeking

April 01, 20242 min read

Prepping for Test Season Solution Focused Style

Prepping for Test Season Solution Focused Style

Linda shares a nostalgic yet innovative approach to easing test anxiety. She reminisces about fun learning methods from her teaching days and proposes engaging students in test prep to alleviate stres... ...more

Motivating Students ,Teacher Relief

March 25, 20242 min read

A Guide for Student Transformation

A Guide for Student Transformation

Learn how to guide students in reshaping their self-identity from negative narratives to empowering ones, fostering actions that lead to success and personal growth. ...more

Motivating Students

March 18, 20241 min read

Let's Rethink Check-Ins

Let's Rethink Check-Ins

Discover a fresh approach to student check-ins: Shift focus from emotions to actions, empowering students to navigate challenges confidently. ...more

Exception Seeking

March 11, 20242 min read

Reaching Students Who Don’t Reach Out

Reaching Students Who Don’t Reach Out

Discover how a counselor's patience and a solution-focused mindset helped Nate, a silent student with a turbulent past, find his voice and path. A true testament to the power of listening and support ... ...more

Motivating Students

March 04, 20242 min read

At a Loss for Words? Ask the Student

At a Loss for Words? Ask the Student

Explore how involving students in solution-building can transform challenges into opportunities for growth. ...more

Exception Seeking

February 26, 20246 min read

Look Back to Go Forward

Look Back to Go Forward

Utilize past successes to inspire students' current academic strategies, embodying the solution-focused principle of exception seeking. ...more

Exception Seeking

February 19, 20242 min read

Beyond Locks and Alarms: Embedding Mental Wellness into School Safety Plans

Beyond Locks and Alarms: Embedding Mental Wellness into School Safety Plans

Explore how integrating mental wellness into school safety plans creates a holistic environment for student success. ...more

Mental Health ,School Safety

February 12, 20242 min read

Practical tools and strategies for school counselors to help students achieve their goals

Practical tools and strategies for school counselors to help students achieve their goals

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