Category Archives: Counselor’s Corner

Counselor’s Corner: Amelia Earhart Day

January 11 is Amelia Earhart Day. On January 11, 1935, Amelia Earhart became the first person—man or woman—to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean. Her life came to a tragic end when she took her last flight in July of … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Pinterest-Inspired Winter Art and Activities for Back-to-School

Even after the holiday season is over, you can have a festive classroom by decking your walls with winter-themed artwork and activities. Below I share art and activities that I found on Pinterest that you can facilitate in your classroom. … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Holiday Tips for Divorced and Separated Families

The holiday season can be the most stressful time of the year. Being separated or divorced can create additional stressors and challenges during the holidays. According to the American Psychological Association, 40 to 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Be Thankful & Show Gratitude

It can be difficult with the hustle and bustle of the holidays to pause for a moment and reflect on the people and things for which we feel thankful. Here are some ideas for giving thanks and showing gratitude to … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Combating Stage Fright

Many people fear speaking in front of groups; children and adolescents are no different. Some common scenarios in which students might have to speak in front of a group include school plays, book reports, and class presentations. Even the act … Continue reading

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