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Helpful Websites

Teachers

http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/

http://www.behavioradvisor.com/

http://www.teachervision.fen.com/awards/printable/6070.html

http://www.free.ed.gov/

Stopping_Unwanted_Behaviors gives practical advice on setting limits, preventing discipline problems, and stopping unwanted behaviors.

You_Can_Handle_Them_All is a comprehensive guide to managing a long list of disruptive classroom behaviors. For each behavior, the site provides behavior examples, effects on other students, and suggestions on how teachers should and should not respond to these behaviors.

Parents

Parent_Conferences shares considerations and a list of issues to consider before you begin parent conferences.

Suicide Prevention  http://www.jasonfoundation.com/community/

National_PTA_Program_Areas provides a number of programs of interest to parents and educators, including Education, Arts, Health and Safety, Leadership and Awards Programs. This site provides the links.

Special Education

What_is_a_Functional_Assessment? describes the steps and purposes of a functional assessment, used to help intervene with behavior problem.

Council_for_Exceptional_Children contains news and information about special education and gifted education, events, training and job links for educators.

Technology

webTeacherTutorial sponsored by National Cable Television Association and Tech Corps , is a self-paced Internet Tutorial that puts both basic and in-depth information about the World Wide Web at your fingertips. E-mail, video conferencing, chat rooms, Web page design, Internet safety, curriculum searches - you choose the topic you, you choose your own pace, and webTeacher guides you through the information. Then, because webTeacher is an interactive guide, you get to put your new knowledge to work immediately through the online exercises and activities.

School Counselors

Elementary_Guidance_Counselors explains the duties of an elementary school guidance counselor, the guidance counselor's training, and the benefits of providing an elementary school guidance counselor.

Tips_and_Strategies_for_Guidance_Counselors has worksheets, lesson plans, strategies, and links for guidance counselors and teachers.

ASCA_(American_School_Counselor_Association) allows the reader to search resources suggested by school counselors.

College_Board_Online features information and on-line registration for the SAT, SAT II, and the College Scholarship Service Financial Aid Profile®, a free on-line College Search, and an in-depth look at the testing services, workshops and other resources just for school counselors. The College Board Online Internet site is maintained by the College Entrance Examination Board (the "College Board") and the Educational Testing Service ("ETS") as a service to the Internet Community.

College_&_Career Information for Counselors created by Martha Wiseman, school counselor at Carl Sandburg HS in Cook Co., IL is a resource page that contains a number of links not found together elsewhere. The site includes career planning information, college and scholarship links, study skills, and a collection of resources for college bound athletes.

CounselorNet is a World Wide Web site at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh which indexes materials useful for counselors in schools, agencies, and colleges. The site also provides a good list of list serves for counselors, e-mail mentors for beginning counselors and counseling students, and counseling resources on the Web Including several sites for counseling theories.

GED is maintained by the American Council on Education, Washington, DC, that contains information about the General Educational Development tests for high school graduation equivalency, including score scales, statistics, and FAQ.