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Class lessons can be tricky for school counselors especially when it comes to a topic, like social skills, that’s  easier to teach in a smaller setting. If you’re unsure where to even begin when planning your tier one social skills lessons, don’t stress! I’m sharing 3 great activities you can easily implement to teach your whole class social skills lessons!

In this episode, we are taking a look at tier one social skills lessons and how to reach a wide range of levels of understanding. I am sharing three different actionable strategies for teaching social skills that you can implement right away, examples of each of these strategies, and resources to make using these strategies stress-free!

I would love to hear from you which activity you try out with your tier one lessons! Tag me or send me a message on Instagram so I can join in on  the fun!

Good news - You don’t need to stress about planning class lessons, small group lessons, and individual lessons anymore! The IMPACT membership gives you access to monthly curriculum plans for all three tiers, seasonal activities, implementation videos, bi-weekly Zoom coaching calls, an exclusive Facebook community, and more! I can’t wait to help you simplify your school year!

Some topics covered in this episode are:

  • How to use a social filter sorting activity to teach what is acceptable and unacceptable to say in different situations

  • Examples of utilizing skits and acting to teach social skills

  • Using expected versus unexpected behavior examples as a guide for discussion

  • 3 resources for you to use when teaching whole class social skills lessons

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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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