Category Archives: Counselor’s Corner

Responding to Trauma in Students—and Yourself

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis, When you were a kid, you were a kid. Now, you are an adult . . . but you were still that … Continue reading

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Combatting Hate Speech in Our Schools

By Stephanie Filio, author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Your school has a zero-tolerance hate speech policy. How should administrators react to the following? A student who recently moved from Vietnam isn’t … Continue reading

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Minute Meetings for Reaching Every Student

By Stephanie Filio Raise your hand if you will be teaching school digitally. Raise your hand if you will be teaching students on a hybrid or elective schedule. Raise your hand if you will be teaching 100 percent of students … Continue reading

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How Educators Can Respond to Negative Comments About Returning to School

By Stephanie Filio My city is voting tonight on face-to-face versus virtual classes for the fall, and it has gotten me very inspired. People are passionate, concerned, and very vocal on all sides. Is every school district across the United … Continue reading

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In Their Own Words: Students Talk About Racism and What They Need from Teachers

By Stephanie Filio Our students are our greatest primary sources, and they offer us more information than we can gain from any professional development session. The only way for us, as adults, to know what students feel, need, and hope … Continue reading

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