Help Students Build Social Learning, Self-Management & Communication Connections
Explore the school counselor’s role in developing and implementing an approaches to learning course in collaboration with administration and other school personnel focused on academic and social/emotional development. Hear how you can take your current work and apply it in small groups or classroom lessons. Download accompanying handouts here.
After viewing this webinar you should be able to:
- Discuss how the approaches to learning course focuses on social, communication, self-management, research and thinking skills.
- Explain how to use the ASCA National Model to advocate for a skill-based course or lessons.
- Describe how school counselors can implement and integrate an approaches to learning course or small group in collaboration with others in their school buildings.
Valerie Hardy is in her second year as principal of Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School, Falls Church, Va. Prior to serving in this role, she served as an elementary assistant principal and special education teacher. Hardy spent the majority of her career as a school counselor, director of school counseling and school counseling specialist supporting school counselors in a large school district in Virginia.
Rory Dippold, Ph.D., is in his second year as assistant principal of Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School, Falls Church, Va. Prior to serving in this role, he taught social studies for 14 years. He earned his doctorate from George Mason University in educational psychology, focusing on self-regulation learning in classroom settings.
Tara Filmyer is in her third year as a school counselor at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School, Falls Church, Va., and has been a middle school counselor in Northern Virginia for more than 10 years. She is also a licensed professional counselor and has worked with children and adolescents in various settings.
Original air date: Feb. 7, 2019