Showing posts from March, 2015

A Fun, Food-Filled Way of Announcing Your Pregnancy at Work

The cat's out of the bag.... I'm pregnant! I am super excited to welcome Baby Schultz at the end of July! Life has been pretty crazy between working on a dissertation and planning for baby! Awhile back I announced my pregnancy at work. I thought I would share this idea with you all in case anyone is looking for a fun, food-filled way of announcing your pregnancy at work. I solicited my school counselor friend, Natasha, for cute work pregnancy announcement ideas.  She shared that someone she worked with brought in donuts and wrote the message "Eat up! My mommy doesn't want to be the only one with a belly! Love, Baby ______" on the lid. That was exactly the kind of idea I was looking for and involving food was a plus. What educator doesn't love free food?! I brought Dunkin Donuts and munchkins to work and put a sign inside the lid. Not a fan of donuts? You could use other types of sweets or snacks too! I brought the brownies below for my dist

Free Spirit Post: Tattling in Middle School

Think tattling is just an elementary school issue? Think again! In my post for the Free Spirit Publishing Blog  Tattling in Middle School ,  I share ways you can teach middle schoolers about reporting vs. tattling. How do you teach about tattling and reporting at the middle school level? I started writing for  Free Spirit Publishing's Blog  in April of 2012. Check out the  Counselor's Corner  for more Free Spirit Publishing Blog Posts by me! I love  Free Spirit's books  and I am so excited to contribute to  Free Spirit's Blog ,  "a springboard of ideas for teachers, counselors, and anyone who cares about kids!" Comment below,  tweet ,  contact Danielle , or share on the  School Counselor Blog Facebook Page ! Danielle is a K-12 Certified School Counselor, Nationally Certified Counselor, and blogger at  School Counselor Blog , a place where school counselors share innovative ideas,  creative lesson plans,  and quality resources. Connect with Daniel

March #SCCHAT Transcript: Improving School Counselor Preparation

The topic of the March #SCCHAT was  Improving School Counselor Preparation.    The chat was moderated by Dr. Erin Mason ( @ecmmason ) Counselor Educator extraordinaire and founder of  SCOPE , a website dedicated to providing school counselors with quality information about using technology in their practice. School counselors shared tips and recommendations on improving the preparation school counselors receive. You can view the transcript below or   read the full transcript here . For more information about #SCCHAT and transcripts from previous chats visit: . #SCCHAT occurs on the first Tuesday of the month unless otherwise specified.  To add the #SCCHAT schedule to your calendar  click here . [ View the story "March #SCCHAT: Improving School Counselor Preparation " on Storify ] Join us for our April #SCCHAT on April 7, 2015 at 8pmEST.  The topic is Evidenced Based School Counseling (EBSC) Conference Re-Cap with Dr. Erin Mason and g