They must use the influence of their leadership constructively and productively in the service of all students and their families. A leader guides activities as a role model, consider personal and professional values, as well as demonstrate a personal and professional code of ethics. They treat people fairly with dignity and respect. Legal and contractual obligations must be filled and laws and procedures should be applied fairly, wisely, and considerately. A key role in educational leadership is to create an atmosphere that everyone wants to be a part of.
The ASCA National Model is an important tool that supports school counselors and defines their specific role in the school counseling program. The ASCA National Model (2012) provides guidelines for a comprehensive counseling program and defines focus, student standards, and professional competencies. The ASCA National Model unifies school counselors with one vision and voice motivated by improving student success. The purpose of this paper is to reflect on my total program experience, field experience, and how these experiences align with the ASCA National
Cooperative learning also creates self-confidence in each student by allowing them to be a part of a group and working together to create a common goal. - Direct instruction. With its structure, direct instruction can be one of the most powerful tools in providing instruction, for both children with and without disability. We use procedures that are grounded and systematic, providing sound teaching and learning principles. We ensure that our teachers are organized with the content needed to provide a cohesive learning environment.
Getting great grades sets you on the path to a great big world of opportunities. On the other hand, service, character and leadership help separate the stellar, from the great in the final determination. The National Honors Society is an organization looking to recruit all the stellar students, and these kids are the ones who improve the schools and communities of this nation. Kids with character help keep kindness flowing around the world. Along with character, kids that volunteer and provide service for their communities help improve the lives for everyone around them.
Social and emotional learning and development for students is promoted through the Kids Helpline in “four main social and emotional competencies which include self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills and responsible decision making” (Kids Helpline, 2016). The Kids Helpline addressed to schools ways where they can achieve social and emotional development for their students. Firstly providing students with direct information forms the kids helpline in regards to the four main social and emotional competencies. Secondly they support teachers who co-facilitated the sessions to integrate the information learned into their curriculum with a key focus on social and emotional learning. Lastly they provide session booklets, topics, and informative resources which can be given to parents who can then use the knowledge at
Additionally, educators at this school include learning experiences that allow students to explore events, concepts, issues, and themes from multiple perspectives. The imperative aspect of the curriculum should be relevant to the lives of diverse students and should reflect their everyday aspects of life and daily experiences. As a principal, Mr. Stone, takes every effort, in constructing small learning environments, fostering continuous relationships between adults and students, and creating advisory systems for academic
By having a group of faculty and mentors working together to provide the tools and all the necessary help for these students to succeed while they are traveling is a testament of a proactive curriculum set up. Below is an article posted in FGCU 360 website athttp://360.fgcu.edu/student-athletes-excel-class-play/ that states the success of these student’s athletes. This is the
ELCC 5.1 states that leaders act with integrity and fairness to ensure the success for all students; therefore, as an educational leader I will have to practice demonstrating principles of integrity and fairness, and know the federal, state, and local policies, guidelines and procedures. I will have to plan, implement, and evaluate policies and procedures within the school in order to support the student’s success. Data is an easy way to assess student learning, and to ensure teachers are following the policies and procedures that are in place through the federal and state guidelines. As a leader, I will need to improve on my knowledge of the laws that are in place (which are is also stated in ISLCC standard 6), and research the best ways to assess my teachers and students according to these
The use of pedagogical techniques to produce learning outcomes for students is the form of producing quality in teaching and learning. It involves several dimensions, including the effective design of content mastery, a variety of learning contexts (including guided independent study and collaborative learning, experimentation, etc. ), using feedback, and effective assessment of learning outcomes. It also involves well-adapted learning equipment and student support services. Support for quality teaching takes place at three related levels: At the institution-wide level: including projects such as strategy design, and support to organization and internal quality systems.
It is important to teach HFLE because it seeks to empower students with the necessary life skills that will improve coping mechanisms and create a conducive environment for social, cognitive and emotional development. The foundations of these life-skills approaches rests on evidence that highlights where students have competencies in the use of effective life-skills. It can prevent or delay their onset of drug use, prevent high risk sexual behavior, facilitate anger management and conflict resolution, improve their academic performance, promote positive social adjustment thus creating a healthy school environment including developing skills for present and future use in a student life. Life Skills Education focuses on the development of “abilities for adaptive and positive behavior that benefits individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life”. These benefits can be categorized into three
The application of proper research findings to develop measurable outcomes for school counseling programs and interventions need to be mastered in this program. Also, is expected that the counselor works with parents, guardians, teachers, families, also peer programs and community resources to best act on behalf of their children. Focus on addressing problems that affect student’s performance in school. Leadership skills are also expected from School Counselors. The ability to demonstrate leadership qualities by accepting responsibility and valuable feedback to promote rational methods and professional and personal growth.