New Product :: Fall Social-Emotional Activity Pack

I’m really excited to announce the arrival of my new Fall Social-Emotional Activity Pack! I already have  Holiday and Spring Social-Emotional Packs in my store, so I knew I wanted to add a Fall pack too. This one was specifically … Continue reading

Tips & Tricks :: Depression

This summer, I’ve been writing a blog series focusing on several different disorders that affect children at school: ADHD, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety Disorder, and ODD. Each entry describes the disorder, gives practical strategies for improving success at school, and … Continue reading

Tips & Tricks :: Bipolar Disorder

This summer, I’ve writing a blog series focusing on several different disorders that affect children at school: ADHD, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety Disorder, and ODD. Each entry will describe the disorder, give practical strategies for improving success at school, and … Continue reading

Fun Freebie :: You’re a Smart Kid: Multiple Intelligence Posters for Kids

I don’t know about you, but I find myself talking to kids all the time who feel like failures because they don’t think they’re as “smart” as their classmates or siblings. In these times, I often talk about how some … Continue reading

Fun Freebie :: Encouraging Class Poster Set

Lately, I’ve seen a lot of really colorful posters on Pinterest! Unfortunately, a lot of them are more “teacher-focused,” and not so counselor-y social worker-y psychologist-y special ed-y, so I made my own. Click the images above and pick them up … Continue reading

Pinterest Find :: Free Movie Clips

Ever been in that moment when you’ve got a super visually-oriented or antsy group? (I know….NEVER, right?) I don’t know about you, but I just don’t have the time or memory to scale youtube or my own personal movie stash … Continue reading

Pinterest Find :: Free Guided Journal Pages

Oh man…it’s not often I come across something I am THIS excited about! Christie Zimmer from Grace is Overrated made these amazing guided journal pages complete with hand-drawn borders and doodles, thought-provoking prompts, and inspirational quotes. She also has a … Continue reading

Fun Freebie :: “Be Yourself” Classroom Collage

Awhile back, I saw a really cool blog post. She had created an awesome self-esteem decoration that I immediately wanted to borrow and use for the walls outside my hallway. So, I typed a whole bunch of different adjectives to … Continue reading

New Product :: Problem Solving Lesson Pack

I don’t know about you, but many of my students have NO idea how to be assertive. They either receive discipline referrals for screaming, swearing, punching, or throwing things, or are constantly victims of bullying and have a hard time … Continue reading

Quote :: Self-Esteem

“Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.”

– Oprah Winfrey