Revolutionize School Counseling

2020-03-15T20:01:48-04:00

Severe anxiety is on the increase for kids and teens in the U.S. as well as depression and substance abuse. According to an article from NPR ED, some 1 in 5 kids suffers from mental illness of some kind, and 80% will not get the needed treatment. This has presented [...]

Revolutionize School Counseling2020-03-15T20:01:48-04:00

Intervention and Enrichment Ideas

2020-03-15T20:24:23-04:00

-- Trent C, Grade 9 FLT is the name of a flexible block program at a high school in New Hampshire that allows students to have time in the school day for intervention and enrichment. This time gives students a voice and boosts academic achievement and overall social-emotional [...]

Intervention and Enrichment Ideas2020-03-15T20:24:23-04:00

What Impact Does Advisory Have on Teacher’s Time? – Pt II

2020-02-22T12:45:06-05:00

What Are the “Costs” of Intervention Blocks? In our last post, What Impact do Intervention Blocks Have on Teachers’ Time Pt. 1, we looked at how adding an Intervention Block to a teacher’s schedule is not at all like adding an additional class. But of course, there is additional work [...]

What Impact Does Advisory Have on Teacher’s Time? – Pt II2020-02-22T12:45:06-05:00

Why Your Current High School Schedule May Be A Lot Like a Twinkie

2020-02-22T12:45:41-05:00

Have you ever come across words from another time that seem to agelessly correspond to a current issue? I recently read an article from ASCD, by Robert N. Bush, entitled: “The Problem of a Flexible Schedule in High School.” The article was from 1961. Despite the fact that it’s words were [...]

Why Your Current High School Schedule May Be A Lot Like a Twinkie2020-02-22T12:45:41-05:00

What Impact Does Advisory Have on Teachers’ Time? – Pt I

2020-03-15T20:39:15-04:00

Read Part 2 here. 'Teachers have plenty of time! Why can’t they just add more to their workload?’, said no one ever. The truth is that teachers, especially in today’s society, are flooded with increasing and ever-changing stresses. If things weren’t bad enough before, an abundance of information, technology, new [...]

What Impact Does Advisory Have on Teachers’ Time? – Pt I2020-03-15T20:39:15-04:00