Video Clips for Self-Talk, Making Mistakes and Looking on the Bright Side

Q: How can you help students deal the stress and frustration?  A: Teach them about positive self-talk and that mistakes lead to brain growth. While brushing up my “Self-Talk, Making Mistakes and Looking on the Bright Side” lesson, I found many video clips that would be great to use as supplements. These would work great Read More …

A Lesson in Understanding Feelings: How Heavy is Your Backpack?

Need a great lesson on exploring feelings? Well, thanks to this fabulous video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzp82inXkM0 done by Julie Frost I was inspired to create this lesson. This video can be used in so many ways. Thanks for this great work Julie! Here is the PPT I created that should guide you right through the lesson.   Exploring-feelings PPT (click here) Read More …

Want a Peek? Sample of Mindset Matters

    I’m humbled (and excited about!!) the many social media requests for seeing samples of Mindset Matters… so here is a peak into the curriculum.  (And if you want to order it click here) Click here for the table of contents: table of contents mindset matters *click here* This book has a way of teaching growth mindset Read More …

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 …