Elementary Level Resources
- ASCA Mindsets and Behaviors
The "ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success: K-12 College- and Career-Readiness Standards for Every Student" describe the knowledge, skills and attitudes students need to achieve academic success, college and career readiness and social/emotional development. Download the program planning tool.
Counselor Kari- https://www.counselorkeri.com/
A mental health counselor turned school counselor and curriculum writer hoping to spark social, emotional, and academic growth! This school counseling blog will deliver fresh ideas to help you deliver your best program yet!
Teachers Pay Teachers - www.teacherspayteachers.com
TpT is the go-to place for educators to find the resources, knowledge, and inspiration they need to teach at their best. We offer more than 3 million free and paid resources, created by educators who understand what works in the classroom. Our marketplace is growing every day to meet the evolving needs of the PreK-12 classroom. When educators get the resources and support they need, they're best equipped to inspire our next generation of learners.
EZ Time Tracker
EZAnalyze provides free, Excel-based tools designed to enhance the data-driven work educators engage in. While Professional School Counselors are the target audience for EZAnalyze products, professionals and students in other disciplines also find these tools useful.
- Parent Toolkit - www.parenttoolkit.com
Parent Toolkit provides parents with a comprehensive guide to helping their children succeed in school and life, whether they’re just starting out in pre-school or preparing their college applications. It is produced by NBC News Education Nation and supported by Pearson.
- Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) - www.pbis.org
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), the Technical Assistance Center on PBIS supports schools, districts, and states to build systems capacity for implementing a multi-tiered approach to social, emotional and behavior support. The broad purpose of PBIS is to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and equity of schools and other agencies. PBIS improves social, emotional and academic outcomes for all students, including students with disabilities and students from underrepresented groups.
Sanford Harmony SEL Program - https://www.sanfordharmony.org/
The goal of Harmony is to incorporate specialized teaching strategies into classroom activities—from preschool through sixth grade—in an effort to reduce bullying, and help develop the youth of today into tolerant, compassionate, and caring adults for the future.
Harmony can be easily incorporated into lesson plans in as little as five minutes a day, and is aligned with Common Core state standard, national, and district learning initiatives.
- Second Step - http://www.secondstep.org/elementary-school-curriculum
Evidence-based Second Step SEL for K–5 includes everything schools need to integrate social-emotional learning (SEL) into their classrooms and schoolwide. Using the Second Step curriculum has been shown to decrease problem behaviors, and it’s designed to promote school success, self-regulation, and a sense of safety and support.
- Emotional Intelligence: What School Counselors Can Do
Career and College Readiness