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Classroom Activities for Dealing with Everyday Feelings

By Liz Bergren Social-emotional learning (SEL) is becoming more and more necessary in mainstream curriculum. Not only is SEL valuable in its own right, it also can positively affect learning and achievement. According to an Education Week story about the … Continue reading

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Helping Kids Move Beyond Tragedy

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. It doesn’t seem to matter how much time passes. We often can remember, as if it were yesterday, how we felt as … Continue reading

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Empower Students to Discern the Scale and Urgency of Their Problems

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. I was forced to go through the drive-thru window at the bank the other day because the ATM was out of order. … Continue reading

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Mind, Body, Spirit: A Complete Approach to Mental Health and Well-Being

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. If you watch any television at all, it’s likely you’ve seen those commercials about depression, the ones in which we see people … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Help Children with Perfectionism Find Balance

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. In my practice as a school counselor, I routinely ask students to rate their reactions to an experience using a scale from … Continue reading

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