DVDs and Professional Development Guides to Support Student Advisory
Getting Advisory Right: Tools for Supporting Effective Advisories is an essential resource to provide “just-in-time” professional development for teachers in schools that are committed to improving and sustaining high-quality student advisory programs. Each segment includes scripted professional development guides, videos of real advisories in action that align with the PD guides, an annotated guide of facilitation tips and strategies for advisory, sample advisory session plans, activities, handouts, and more.
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Creating Community focuses on the building blocks for creating an advisory group using Gatherings to bring the group together, using Facilitation to build and strengthen advisor skills for leading the group, and using Rituals and Routines to establish the group’s sense of identity, trust, and cohesiveness.
Academic Advisement introduces proven methods to use advisory to increase student achievement using the highly effective Guided Work Period, engaging in Whole Group Academic Conferencing and One-to-One Conferencing to continually support students’ academic success and progress in a systematic, ongoing way.
Postsecondary Support provides critical information on how to use advisory to create a college-going culture by identifying Roadblocks and Promising Practices to postsecondary readiness, activities to help students realize that College Is Possible for everyone, and how the Power of Peers creates a web of support to help students go on to a rewarding postsecondary experience.
Social and Emotional Learning demonstrates how advisory can support students personal growth and development with Building Skills for Collaboration and Success, and helps students learn how to unleash their brain power in Understanding Effort and Learning, as well as how to develop critical conflict resolution skills necessary to navigate school with Managing Emotions to Support Learning and Achievement.