Category Archives: Counselor’s Corner

Creative Incentives to Encourage Positive Student Behavior

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. As a group of fourth graders was leaving my classroom last week, I said this to affirm their behavior: “Wow. They must … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids the Importance of Respect

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. Respect includes qualities like acceptance, courtesy, manners, being considerate of the feelings of others, peacekeeping, and appreciating differences. This core value is … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids the Importance of Trustworthiness

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. This past May, I shared a list of books that enrich different core character education values. My next few posts will suggest … Continue reading

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A School Counselor’s Role with Students at Risk for Substance Abuse: An Infographic

By Tim Wayne Every day, nearly 7,800 students experiment with drugs for the first time; 12,500 drink alcohol for the first time. Well over half of all students will experiment with drugs or alcohol before maturing into young adults, which … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Parents of Students Transitioning to Middle School

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. For those of us on summer break, the end of July signals that our days of summertime frolicking are quickly coming to … Continue reading

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