Category Archives: Counselor’s Corner

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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Opportunities for Student Voice

By Stephanie Filio Young people have long struggled with their place in the world. Each generation finds a new atmosphere of experiential learning and growing worldviews in adolescence. As children shed their parents’ perspectives, they establish their own values and … Continue reading

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Personal and Professional Summer To-Do’s for Educators

By Stephanie Filio The daylight is hanging around longer, the bunnies are full grown, and the air is warm like a blanket. Summertime is the season of restoration for we educators. We give to our students and families our all … Continue reading

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How to Guide Service Learning During Learn-from-Home

By Stephanie Filio We’re home. We’re home with our work and our kids and our chores. While it has been difficult to alter our lives during self-isolation, many of us are learning how much we appreciate extra time and what … Continue reading

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