Welcome to Wilson Elementary School's School Counseling Page!
Virtual Office Hours
** Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 am**
Please email me if you have any questions or need any assistance.
Here are some suggestions and resources to consider as you provide support to your students regarding COVID-19.
Encourage parents to limit their children's exposure to the media
Provide a calming influence to students as needed
Help students address their fears
School Counseling Resources and Ideas
- Second Step is offering free social and emotional learning activities for ages 5-13, a podcast for families and a mindfulness program.
- National PTA has developed a number of resources for families concerned about remote learning and stress and anxiety related to COVID-19.
- Southern Regional Education Board offers two relevant webinars for school counselors, including School Counseling from a Distance and Follow Up: School Counseling from a Distance
- The Association for Career and Technical Education has compiled a list of resources for distance learning as well as free online courses.
- CASEL has collected a number of resources to assist in addressing students’ social and emotional needs.
- National Center for Learning Disabilities offers a guide for educators and guide for parents for online learning for students with learning disabilities.
- Sanford Harmony at National University provides social and emotional learning tools for pre-K–6.
- Common Sense has curated a list of tools to assist children with special needs or learning differences that should be helpful to parents during school closures.
- NEWSELA offers social/emotional learning lessons students can complete remotely.
- BrainPOP provides movies with social/emotional learning components that students can watch and respond to.
- Because kids are participating in more digital learning, offer a refresher on digital safety, cyberbullying, etc.
- The New York Times is offering writing prompts, interactive discussions, documentaries and contests (updated every weekday)
- Now is a great time to check out Google Expeditions, where you’ll find virtual field trips and AR experiences.
- Everfi is offering free digital lessons for remote learning.
- The Confident School Counselor provides resources for self-guided learning, webinars and toolkits for a range of topics.
- Centervention’s game-based behavior interventions help students practice social and emotional skills.
- The Original Ned Show offers “fun stuff for home,” including printables about responsibility, making good choices, etc.
- Seesaw is a remote learning platform, but the home-learning tips for families may be helpful for school counselors to share.
- The Special Olympics GenerationUnified.org has an abundance of video content and amazing stories to help keep you inspired and uplifted.
- Older students may be interested in learning how to journal with Mayo Clinic’s Gratitude Challenge.
- Students may want to tour college campuses here and here, since they can’t visit in real life.
- Inside SEL links to a number of social/emotional learning resources.