My heart is heavy after the tragic events that occurred this past week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, about 8 miles from my house. I can not believe this happened in our community, and I know so many people feel the same. I think the hardest part for me is the feeling of being helpless. We can go to active shooter training's (which we did this past year in Broward County), we can ... Read More about Coping with the tragedy of the Stoneman Douglas School shooting
Ok so I have a confession, I am obsessed with quotes! I love to pin them on pinterest and they are all over my office in posters. So I decided to create a Watercolor themed Office Decor poster set! It comes with 25 inspirational posters, 4 character certificates, note from the counselor, pass to see the counselor, confidentiality sign, and Where is the counselor? sign (use a paperclip to ... Read More about New School Year, New office decor
Empathy is an important topic for kids, especially with the growing focus on social and emotional learning. I created this lesson to have a fun and engaging way to practice different scenarios with kids to really get them to think about how it feels to be in the other person's shoes. ... Read More about Walk in my Sneakers; lesson on empathy
Embracing our school's "Leader in me" process, I re-decorated my office with the 7 habits of happy kids. This year instead of doing student of the month we are calling it Leader of the month and focusing on a different habit a month. I found these adorable colorful signs here:The Playful Octopus ... Read More about The Leader in Me 7 Habits
Tomorrow is the first school day for students in our school district. Every year, I like to set goals for myself so I figured this would be the day to do it. This year my school is implementing "The Leader in Me" process, which utilizes the 7 habits of highly effective people. Goal setting is what the habit "Begin with the end in mind" is all about. Here are my goals for this school year: 1. ... Read More about New School Year, New Goals!