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Do You Really Need to Be Told to Get Sleep?

Are you taking care of yourself? Get a little help with the School Counselor Voice, a monthly newsletter for school counselor self-care. Here is a section from the October edition, find more information in the Newsletter page. You can access an editable Google doc...

Google Forms for School Counselors: Create Sections

Why would you need sections in your form? First, sections split a form into easier to answer pieces instead of a long scrolling form. Second, sections are a great way to personalize a form for your audience. Finally, school counselor forms should be easy to answer in...

Google Forms: Checkbox Grid

Google Forms are a great way for school counselors to collect information. You can find a series of how-to videos for learning the basics of Google Forms here. This post is about creating a checkbox grid question. A grid format simplifies the appearance and makes it...

Google Forms: Multiple Choice Grid Question

Google Forms are a great way for school counselors to collect information. You can find a series of how-to videos for learning the basics of Google Forms here. This post is about creating a multiple choice grid question. A grid format simplifies the appearance and...

December Calendar Resources

December. Is that possible? If you’re feeling exhausted, you’re not alone. There is no tired like school counselor tired… so please get some rest and take care of yourself during the holiday season. Also, a PDF and editable Google doc of the December calendar are also...

Beginning Basics to Create a Google Form

Curious about how to create a Google Form? This series of videos will walk you through the beginning basics of creating a Google Form. I plan to post more advanced videos in the future, so keep in mind these are meant for a beginner. Let me know what you think, I'd...

Gratitude

Are you taking care of yourself? Get a little help with the School Counselor Voice, a monthly newsletter for school counselor self-care. Here is a section from the November edition, find more information on the Newsletter page. You can access an editable Google doc...

Mr. Rogers

Do you have a childhood hero? Mr. Rogers is my childhood hero, but I didn’t realize this until I was an adult. Growing up in rural Nebraska and spending time alone while my older siblings went to school, TV became my connection to the world. Sure, there were Sesame...

Hit the Reset Button

This time of year I usually feel a little shocked that it’s this far into the school year. There have been days I wanted to curl up on the couch or go to bed for the week. If you're feeling drained, read on. Let’s stop and consider how to get through a slump, reflect...

November Calendar Resources

November awaits your arrival. Are you ready? Hopefully, the year is going well. And, if it's been non-stop stress, a good break is around the corner. Here are a few resources for awareness dates to plan the school counselor November calendar. Enjoy! Remember, Daylight...

School Counselors & Stoic Emperors

Are you taking care of yourself? Get a little help with the School Counselor Voice, a monthly newsletter for school counselor self-care. Here is a section from the October edition, find more information in the Newsletter page. You can access an editable Google doc...

Words Matter to Become Stigma Free

It’s Mental Illness Awareness Week. This post is about how to use inclusive language to break down barriers for anyone living with a mental health condition. Word by word, you can help eliminate mental health stigmas. I love the word connect. It feels inclusive. I...

Daily Planning

Links to an editable daily planning guide appear in this article. Tips for using the guide are included. Other than coffee, one thing that gets me through any day is my calendar. Is your calendar working for you? Do you prefer having your day planned to the minute or...

October Calendar Resources

October is filled with awareness campaigns. I’ve curated just a sampling of what you could celebrate this month. Several of the awareness campaigns compliment one another. For example, Mix It Up at Lunch Day is the last day of October, Bullying Prevention Month. This...

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