Students feel heard – with good results!

Jessica Sofranko
Counselor, Adolescents and Emerging Adults

Working with students in a small group gives me the opportunity to understand my students more deeply on a social, emotional and academic level.  Too often we take for granted what some roadblocks are impeding students to perform. I believe when the students feel heard on all levels it opens up their minds to think more clearly to process all the choices they have to make. 

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Crazy Schedules

This information is so important, but one that is probably the easiest to neglect due to our crazy schedules. We need to make a concerted effort to make this work a priority and something that we are committed to continue.

I really enjoyed differentiating between bullying and discriminatory harassment

As a teacher I never considered discriminatory harassment in school or online for that matter, I always had one broad term, bullying.

A First-Year Teacher’s Obstacles

As a first year teacher there are many obstacles that you do not realize you will face when it comes time to leading your own classroom.

Small Groups are so beneficial

Attending small groups every week has been such a benefit to my life. In our small group we have an opportunity to release stress and anything we are overwhelmed with by sharing it with everyone.

Deeper Connections

These strategies have helped to make deeper connections with staff members. One thing I want to look at moving forward is building time for these activities into the agendas of meetings during the week so they can be continually be revisited and become part of the...

Cultivating a strong bond can help students in many ways

It is something tangible that I can work on each and every day of the school year, without needing to be within the context of bullying or harassment.