Five for Friday – 8.29.14

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Hey VASC Members! Five for Friday is back! Hope you had a good Summer! Jump Start your long labor weekend with these interesting articles, educational links and resources we’ve been “pinning.” Follow ‘VASC School Counselor’ on Pinterest to get even more great resources! 1. “More than 18,000 people pass through …

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Advocacy Update!

VASC Advocacy Update August 14, 2014 Key Lobbying Efforts Succeed: SOL Reform: HB 930/SB 306 passed this past session and seriously reduced the number of SOLs given in grades 3-8. In addition to a 23% reduction in testing (from 22 to 17) the bills also set up the SOL Innovation …

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Is “Good Job” no good?

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Is “Good job!” no good? I can walk down the hallway of any school and hear at least three “Good job!” comments before reaching the cafeteria.  “That’s so great!” is common on the tongues of counselors and educators alike; however, could this type of praise lead to negative side effects …

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