New Curriculum: Mindset Matters (a growth mindset curriculum for school counselors)

Mindset Matters (King, 2016) school counseling curriculum is now available!  Why am I looking forward to bringing these ideas into the classroom? Because it is a curriculum that is: A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR YOUR YEAR’S WORTH OF LESSONS (some of us like to change it up and have been doing the same things for years. Others Read More …

Helpful Links for Creating a College Day and Career Day

As promised to those at the Innovative Counseling Strategies Conference, here are some links that will help you in creating successful College Day, Career Day, and to structure your classroom lessons through the year that connect seamlessly to both. As always, if you have questions please contact me. And if you want more ideas, please subscribe to my blog and they will Read More …

WHY NOT have a College Day? Really?

  No Really… it’s so simple, why WOULDN’T you have a College Day at your school? Have all staff members wear a college t-shirt and voila, it’s a day to infuse College Readiness into the little people. You can do more to make it a more comprehensive day…. or you can not do more. Just do something, because Read More …

Career Centers: Let them Play!

Children learn though play. It’s so basic, that it’s easy to forget when planning classroom lessons. Also, easy to overlook when planning Career Day. This is the year I am branching out to incorporate centers (yup, playing to learn) into my program. My friend and colleague Sharon Lightstone has done Career Centers for about 20 years Read More …