Otsego Elementary School: What's Miss Mikesina planning?
Olweus Bullying Prevention Questionnaire
Within the last two weeks of school before winter break our 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders will be provided the opportunity to take a survey about their perception of bullying at our school. The results of this survey will help OES focus our efforts toward better prevention.
Parent Connection: Helping children identify emotions
Here is an activity that you can do at home with your children. They can do it individually or you can make it a family activity. Helping them understand what different emotions look & feel like and in return, how to cope with them can be very helpful in self-regulation. Having self-regulation and understanding of their feelings can help them be successful in the school environment.
November Events: Recap
What's going on in the classrooms?
As the school counselor, I often visit in the classrooms. I take requests from teachers on what topics I could cover to help support their curriculum. Since there are so many classes in the building, I may not necessarily visit every classroom every month. Some topics I may cover include positive school behaviors, identifying feelings, character traits (responsibility, respect, etc.), and much more. Here is what was done in November:
5: Internet Safety