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Are you feeling stressed with planning class lessons and want to feel competent and prepared? I am sharing how I went from being overwhelmed with planning lessons to feeling confident in my lessons and how you can get there too!

Today, I am diving into a few things that always come up when I talk to other counselors about planning class lessons. We are looking at two ways you can feel more competent and prepared, how and why we should stop last minute lesson planning, how we can tell that what we are doing is working and making a difference, and some tips to help you feel valued by your colleagues. We all have a lot on our plates and we know our work is so important. Let’s take the stress out of lesson planning so we can focus on providing quality lessons to our students and collaborating with our colleagues.

My Stress Free Class Lessons course enrollment closes TONIGHT! If you are feeling stressed and overwhelmed with planning class lessons or if you want to learn how to schedule, plan, deliver, and assess amazing lessons with ease, this course is for you!

Some topics covered in this episode are:

  • How to be more prepared for classroom lessons and get teacher buy-in so you feel more competent in your teaching

  • 2 tips to help you prepare your lessons ahead of time so you aren’t putting things together last minute

  • Ways you can gather data to show that you are making a difference

  • How to help colleagues see value in what you are providing to students

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More About School Counseling Simplified:

School Counseling Simplified is a podcast offering easy to implement strategies for busy school counselors. The host, Rachel Davis from Bright Futures Counseling, shares tips and tricks she has learned from her years of experience as a school counselor both in the US and at an international school in Costa Rica.

You can listen to School Counseling Simplified on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and more!


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