The Grow With Guidance System Manual: The Grow With Guidance System includes everything you need to implement an effective, comprehensive, performance-based guidance system, appreciated by educators and students alike.The Manual Includes: a complete explanation of the System; organization information; implementation information; complete observation/evaluation instruments; information to be duplicated; Children's Affect Needs Assessment (CANA); Invitational Teaching Survey (ITS); standards framework; formulas and much more.
Classroom and Small Group Activities for Teachers, Counselors, and Other Helping Professionals: Volume 1. Fun-to-present, proven-to-work books of supplemental classroom and small group activities for pre-K12 and beyond. Volume 1 includes over 250 activities and activity sheets (where appropriate) in the strand areas of Self and Decision Making/Problem Solving.
A two-session program that introduces students to the counselor and the counselor roles in the school. The first session features a reproducible full-color story entitled Who The Counselor Is Not, followed by a game that allows the counselor to learn more about the studentsability to follow directions. The second session reinforces and expands on the counselor roles within the school through the game of "A Counselor Is" bingo. The final activity directs the students to draw a picture of what the counselor does in the school to give to their parents/guardians. Includes session instructions, cut-apart calling cards, and 30 color bingo cards.
Publisher: Marco Products Inc.
Product ID: MPIWI027EB
Grades: Grades K - 2
Level(s): Early Childhood, Primary
File Size: 5.93 MB
Whiteboard Compatible: Yes (Level 1)
ISBN (Digital Book): 9781575432113
ISBN (Physical Book): 9781575431116
In this popular book for middle school counselors, you will find complete directions for presenting small groups on stress, self-esteem, bullying, coping, divorce, anger management, decision making, grief and loss, and skills for success. Also included is the popular Grab Bag Guidance group, a small-group program that touches on self-esteem, anger management, stress management, loss, and bullying. Each group begins with one of the 18 included energizers. In addition to the many discussion topics, reproducible activity sheets, and interactive activities, each small group includes a bingo game which is used to review the concepts presented in the group. For use with small groups.
A collection of 26 middle-school classroom lessons that can each be completed in one class period. Each lesson conforms to ASCA standards and includes an objective, a list of required materials, a description of what needs to be done before the lesson can be presented, and step-by-step presentation of the lesson itself. Now you can have ready-to-use lessons on topics such as: Anger Management, Bullying, Cooperation, Decision-Making, Effective Communication, Feelings. Good Grades, Internet Safety, Jobs and Careers, Loss, Mediation, Nutrition, Positive Thinking, Relational Aggression, Stress, Test-Taking Strategies, and more. For use with classroom guidance.
A variety of creative activities will have students anxiously awaiting each session. Whether it playing a game, being involved in an arts-and-crafts project, receiving a reminder poster of the lesson, or any of the many other activities, students will have fun and come away with important knowledge about the theme of the group and about themselves. This creative program includes complete group sessions for grades K-1, 2-3, and 4-5 on the following topics: Anger Management, Behavior, Self-Esteem, Cancer Support, Friendship, Study Skills, Grief and Loss, plus an innovative group called The Lunch Bunch. Includes ASCA standards. The included zip file contains color versions of the reproducible handouts found in the book.
Life-skill lessons for the very young child. The topics are presented in six units, and young children associate these topics with their jellybean counterparts. Each unit contains short lessons followed by fun-to-do activity sheets. Children will delight as they meet and learn from: Angry Arlene, The Grumpy Jellybean (anger-management); Emotional Eugene, The Feeling Jellybean (emotions); Decision-Making Dean, The Problem-Solving Jellybean (problem-solving skills); Me, Maureen, The Self-Knowing Jellybean (self-confidence); Friendly Francine, The Neighborly Jellybean (friendship skills); Ornery Ordean, The Misbehaving Jellybean (misbehaviors-cheating, lying, stealing). Includes ASCA standards and color and black and white activity pages.
Kids love drama and rap music, and will take a new look at poetry with this creative combination. The program includes: 8 RAPS with lesson plans with activity sheets. Topics include careers, bullying, self-esteem, empathy, and stress. 8 SKITS that can turn a guidance program into a fun classroom presentation or a video presentation. Topics include peer relations, anger, careers, character education, tobacco/alcohol/drugs, and test-taking. 8 POEMS which can be presented as complete lessons or as part of a separate guidance lesson. Topics include first day of school, test-taking, and anger management. The included zip file contains reproducible pdfs of all the handouts and skits found in the book, plus colorful pdfs of the poems and raps.
A compilation of activities on various topics that give children the opportunity, among other things, to better communicate, build self-esteem and reduce stress. Children will better understand themselves as they make bracelets in the Circle Of Strength activity, set goals in the Helping Hand activity, reduce stress with the Keeping Afloat activity, and examine future possibilities as they complete Life Path. These and the other 16 activities each include rationale, ASCA standards, recommended age/grade levels, therapeutic purpose, step-by-step directions, and additional suggestions. The included zip file contains color PDFs of the reproducible pages found in the book.
Bully-Buster Bingo presents 26 techniques for reacting to bullies through the familiar game of bingo. Includes an eight-lesson leader's guide, activity sheets, calling cards (cutting required), and bingo boards. Print as many or as few boards as you need. At the end of the game, the students may keep the cards as a reminder of the bully-bustin' techniques presented or the cards can be collected and re-used. The included zip file contains color PDFs of the handouts and bingo boards found in the book.
An innovative way to combine character education and the Native American culture. Featuring 12 Native American totems that represent various character traits, this program can be used in a variety of ways: Individual or small-group counseling: As students relate their birth date to the corresponding totem, they will learn their totem's strengths and develop greater self-confidence. Classroom guidance: Choose the totem that relates to the lesson's presentation date, present the lesson, and read the original story. Students will gain greater insight regarding character traits and Native American culture. Includes reproducible activity sheets.
Reproducible, interactive coloring stories for young children that emphasize character traits and behaviors. Each story includes comprehension and self-insight questions and activities throughout the text, one or more follow-up activities, and supplementary activities. By completing the activities or questions and coloring the pictures, each child creates a personal book to read over and over again and share with his/her parents. The stories/topics include: The Proud Pepperoni (Respecting differences); Angry Vegetables (Handling anger); Swimming With The Fish (Friendship and character); Toni The Bully (Handling a bully); and Miss Wingate's Ears Are Growing (Tattling).
Easy-to-present, fun classroom activities, small-group activities, games, teacher/counselor ideas, and forms to enhance any middle school program. Students will enjoy learning about each other when they play Cross The Line, experience cooperation with Line Drill, and be motivated by the many other learning experiences found in this book. Presented in lesson form, these activities cover a variety of topics including: Bullying, Getting To Know Each Other, Character, Conflict Resolution, Drug-Abuse Prevention, Loss, Dreams And Goals, Group Cooperation, Identifying Feelings, Self-Esteem, Communication, and Understanding Self and Others. The included zip file contains color versions of the reproducible forms and handouts found in the book.
An innovative program that will not only teach necessary anger-management techniques, but will hold studentsattention and motivate them to make behavior changes. From the opening lesson when the students identify their poppers until the closing session when they do an experiment that shows how they can pass through conflict rather than be stopped by it, students are involved in creative activities that make them understand how they can control their anger. Each lesson is approximately 45 minutes long. Lesson 1: Conflict is defined. Lesson 2: Calming strategies. Lesson 3: Personal power. Lesson 4: The importance of nonverbal communication. Lesson 5: messages. Lesson 6: The curriculum is reviewed. A Pre/Post Test is included.
Mind Your Manners!: An Individual Lesson From More Lively Lessons! Storytelling is a wonderful tool that can be used to teach students important life skills, help establish important connections, and have fun along the way. Mind Your Manners! is a complete classroom lesson about manners and the importance of respect. The lesson includes a story to read or tell students, discussion questions, two follow-up activities, and the reproducible Respect Rap. Make your lessons meaningful, memorable, and fun!View the eBook that this E-Lesson is taken from here.
Every adult has heard children whine, "That's Not Fair!" The truth is life is not always fair. The lessons in this book help children understand this reality. Includes the original story, Fair Is Where Grandma Took Her Pickles In The Fall and six lessons including: Stand Up, Sit Down (teaches children that we each have different strengths); Win Some, Lose Some Wrestlers (utilizes math probability to teach children that no one wins every time at everything); and In The Group, Out Of The Group (helps children understand how it feels to be left out). Also included is a Pre/Post Test and 12 reproducible activity sheets. Black and white illustrations.
This practical resource is designed to help counselors, educators, and other school staff teach important life lessons to girls in Grades 5-12. The activities are divided into three pillars that focus on teaching young women the importance of leadership skills, self-esteem building, and community building. Designed for easy use, the 15 lessons can be taught individually or used as a complete curriculum and are designed for use with small counseling groups, as classroom lessons, or as a school-wide girlsprogram. Each lesson includes: Identified Skills and Goals, Icebreaker, Presentation, and Assessment. This award-winning program provides a systematic method of teaching positive and impactful lessons to young women. The included zip file contains color or grayscale versions of the reproducible handouts found in the book.
If you'd like to see your students stop flipping through binders trying to find papers; crumpling, tearing, and misplacing papers; or carrying binders whose rings do not close completely or align correctly, The Notebook Doctor can come to your rescue. Created, evaluated, and refined over an eight-year period, this innovative program has successfully helped middle school students better organize their notebooks and achieve greater academic success. The Notebook Doctor was created by a middle school counselor. Using a medical theme, she devised a one-time workshop to teach students why and how to organize their notebooks in an orderly fashion. For use with small groups, classrooms, workshops.
The Attitude Patrol: An Individual Lesson From More Lively Lessons! Storytelling is a wonderful tool that can be used to teach students important life skills, help establish important connections, and have fun along the way. The Attitude Patrol is a complete classroom lesson on the importance of positive thinking. The lesson includes a story to read or tell students, discussion questions, follow-up activities, and the reproducible Think Big! Rap. Make your lessons meaningful, memorable, and fun!View the eBook that this E-Lesson is taken from here.
With 130+ black and white reproducible pages and 169 activities/lessons, this book is a must for any counselor! The activities and accompanying ideas were developed within school systems and used in classrooms, small groups, and individual counseling sessions. You will find these innovative ideas to be a resource you will return to time and time again. Topics include: Starting The School Year, Communication, Self Esteem/Self-Concept, Decision-Making, Peer Relationships, Study Habits, Cooperation/Teamwork, Character Education, Bullying/Anger/Conflict, Career Awareness, Creativity/Imagination, Ending The School Year. But that's not all! This book also includes: learning centers; sociograms; bulletin board ideas; evaluations; and reproducible bookmarks, wristbands, certificates, posters, sticker templates, letters; and much more.
The Lucky Pencil: An Individual Lesson From More Lively Lessons! Storytelling is a wonderful tool that can be used to teach students important life skills, help establish important connections, and have fun along the way. The Lucky Pencil is a complete classroom lesson about success on achievement tests. The lesson includes a story to read or tell students, discussion questions, a follow-up activity, and two reproducible pages: Tips For Taking Tests and a Sample Test. Make your lessons meaningful, memorable, and fun!View the eBook that this E-Lesson is taken from here.
Quilly has not been the same since the death of his grandfather. His porcupine quills become bristly and heavy. "Sideways grief, that's what you have," his friend Barby tells him. "It happens when your feelings try to find a way out even if you don't want them to." Includes supplementary information on children's concerns about death and grief, suggestions for adult/child interaction, discussion and story-related questions, additional helpful suggestions, 13 reproducible activity sheets, and ASCA standards. For use with individuals and small groups.
Lazy Larry: An Individual Lesson From More Lively Lessons! Storytelling is a wonderful tool that can be used to teach students important life skills, help establish important connections, and have fun along the way. Lazy Larry is a complete classroom lesson about responsibility. The lesson includes a story to read or tell students, discussion questions, two follow-up activities, and the reproducible Responsibility Rap. Make your lessons meaningful, memorable, and fun!View the eBook that this E-Lesson is taken from here.
A complete program for developing self-esteem in young children. The Self-Esteem Garden includes 10 lessons based on 12 premises vital to the evolution of positive self-esteem. Each lesson has an overview, pre-presentation information, and a step-by-step description of the lesson's presentation to the children. The creative program relates everything to a garden (i.e., Good Soil is important to the growth of a garden as positive and supportive people are important to children's growth.) Each child completes an individual booklet which is added to each session. This motivating, all-inclusive program will give you the tools you need to help children develop positive self-esteem.
Motivating activity-based group counseling. Each activity teaches children to better understand themselves and their behaviors. Included are activities that promote the expression of feelings, help children cope, enhance self-esteem, develop and enhance social skills, and enhance cooperation and teamwork. The book also includes a section on the meaning of Activity Centered Therapy and guidelines for making the presentation of these activities as beneficial as possible. The easy-to-read charts help the facilitator to evaluate the group's progress and present the appropriate activities at the appropriate time.
The Popular Crowd: An Individual Lesson From More Lively Lessons! Storytelling is a wonderful tool that can be used to teach students important life skills, help establish important connections, and have fun along the way. The Popular Crowd is a complete classroom lesson about friendship and peer pressure. The lesson includes a story to read or tell students, discussion questions, and a follow-up activity. Make your lessons meaningful, memorable, and fun!View the eBook that this E-Lesson is taken from here.
Spotlight On Life Skills focuses on students, teachers, and administrators working together to make their school a better place to learn. Divided into 41 different topics, the program's 170 daily lessons are presented by homeroom teachers four days a week. The teacher later summarizes an administrator's comments made to the entire school. Every student hears the same message, discusses the same subject, and is given the same task to perform. Topics include: responsibility, respect, cooperation, accountability, work habits, coping skills, test-taking, study skills, bullying, personal growth, and friendship skills. All-school program.
Questions! Decisions! Consequences! Kids deal with them every day. Pickers' Life-Altering Decisions is a series of stories and activities on the topics of: pranks; cheating and lying; bullying and teasing; cyberspace safety; drugs, alcohol and illegal substances; skipping school and poor grades; TV, video games, and music; choosing friends; gangs; and suicide. Each lesson can be presented in a single class period and includes a reproducible short story. As the leader reads the story, students draw or write answers to pertinent questions. Includes comprehension questions and activities. This program's mix-and-match components make every lesson interesting and informative.
Good communication improves students' self-esteem and social interaction. Just Say It! is a creative, attention-holding, six-lesson program that gives students in Grades 3-5 the opportunity to learn: (1) to identify the different types of communication (2) the three types of listening (3) communication blockers and communication enhancers (4) the importance of thinking before communicating (5) key conversation topics. Students internalize their understanding of each topic by participating in role-plays, science experiments, discussions, and activities. Tested in elementary schools in North Carolina, this research-based program is sure to motivate your students to learn about and use this important skill. The color reproducible handouts may be printed in color or gray scale.
Monthly games, lessons, and activities for classrooms and small groups. Includes games for every season, every month, and popular holidays. Each game can be completed in one class period, is easily presented in a classroom, requires few materials, and emphasizes an educational topic. Students will delight when they learn social skills by playing Bubble, Bubble or they celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and learn conflict-resolution. Includes games/lessons on: Social Skills, Good Character, Manners, Study Skills and Goal Setting, Responsible Decisions, Friendship, Conflict Resolution, Anger Management, Listening. The included zip file contains color and/or grayscale versions of the reproducible handouts found in the book.
A Self-Exploration Book For Grades 3-6. Feelings are the center of everything. They tell us when to laugh, cry, be angry, be sad, be jealous, and how to react to every emotion we experience. This comprehensive, reproducible book helps children to confidently identify feelings and express them in healthy ways, and demonstrates how life experiences relate to positive self image. As students complete the pages, they learn: (1) how feelings relate to self-awareness. (2) how good hygiene and nutrition affect self-image. (3) how doing for others enhances self-worth. Once completed, the student will have a personalized booklet which can be taken home and shared with parents and kept for student referral.
Sippi is a lovable, fun-loving pup who learns about good character traits through a series of encounters with his friends. In the first story about kindness, Sippi is made fun of because of her name and her striped tongue. Five other stories also elaborate on the character traits of honesty, citizenship, courage, respect, and trustworthiness. As children read or listen to the rhyming stories, they will learn about: friendship, lying, tattling, bullying, and cheating. Each story is a complete lesson with discussion questions and follow-up activities. Additional activities, including 30 reproducible Sippi bingo cards, can be used throughout the course of the lessons.
This eight-lesson program prepares children to deal with a problem that affects all children - either as a victim, bystander, or bully. Using stories, role-play, music, puppets, and accompanying activities, Mrs. Grasshopper, the teacher, helps children learn how Brenda Bee and Anthony Ant learned to deal with the bully, Big Beetle. Includes lesson plans; stories--a continuing story is presented in each lesson as Brenda Bee and Anthony Ant face the bully; role-plays--students act out ways to handle difficult bullying situations; reproducible lyric sheets; reproducible activity sheets, and information on bullying for adults. For use with small groups or classroom guidance.