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Amanda Sheroff
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Elementary school counselor who loves sharing ideas and working with other counselors! Check out my blog: schoolcounselingfroma-z.blogspot.com
Elementary school counselor who loves sharing ideas and working with other counselors! Check out my blog: schoolcounselingfroma-z.blogspot.com

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Building Empathy
Friends, it has been more than a while since my last post. That whole job thing gets in my way of posting and keeping you up to date on the latest details of my school counseling life.  In all honesty, life at school has been more than I could have dreamed ...

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Project: Happy!
This school year I have been given the opportunity to have a 6th grade elective. My guidelines: 1. Think about what 6th graders could benefit from. 2. Have fun with this! OH LORD! Flexibility is a beautiful thing! I started brainstorming... what do 6th grad...

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How to Help Build a Strong Staff From Day 1
We call all PD- Shark Academy The tool we used to assess ourselves (Elementary) school staffs range in age from year 1 of teaching to year 35+ of teaching. Men, women, moms, dads, married people, single people, divorced, widowed- with a staff of 60+ people,...

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My new office!
It feels like Christmas every day of the year around here... My room last year was fine... 100% fine.. no complaints. It had a big closet, it had a window... it was off the beaten path.. which can be could good at times.. BUT this year, it has all changed a...

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Making our health a priority
I love this job, sometimes I forget where work ends and where my regular life begins. I spend hours outside of school looking up new lessons, reading research on the latest skills, finding new blogs on what other counselors are doing. I guess it has really ...

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Mother Nature helping to educate on Teamwork
It seems now more than ever, we need more lessons on character education. In our upper grades, we have a designated time each week to have character education class. This week we are focusing on teamwork, we this is our character virtue of the month for Apr...

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Bringing video games to school (yes you read that correctly!)
The students have told me about their love for video games, so I thought I would bring video games to them! In one of my small group lessons for older elementary school boys, we talked about self-control. When we play video games, we use the controller to d...

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Eating Fruit Every Day
They say to go out on a limb, because that it where all the fruit it.  My mentality has long been this, but more recently, I have been asking myself- What's the worst that can happen? What if I go out on that limb, what is the worst thing that can happen?  ...

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Coping frisbee small group lesson
One of the many reasons I love small groups is that each one has their own little personality; some groups are timid, others I cannot get to stop talking, some are sweet, and others are headstrong. One group that I recently worked with was very competitive....
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