"Learning is the new skill. Imagination, creation and asking new questions are at its core." - Sugata Mitra
School Counseling offers opportunities for students to learn about skills for school and life! Students join us for class lessons, whole-grade activities, group or individual questions and exploring ideas.
"Knowledge is not skill. Knowledge plus ten thousand times is skill." - Shinichi Suzuki
ASCA and MASCA (American School Counselors Association and Massachusetts School Counselors Association) Mill Pond School Counseling supports students to meet the following ASCA Standards:
Academic Domain A: Students will acquire the attitudes, knowledge and skills that contribute to effective learning in school and across the life span. B: Students will complete school with the academic preparation essential to choose from a wide range of substantial post-secondary options, including college. C: Students will understand the relationship of academics to the world of work and to life at home and in the community.
Career Domain A: Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and to make informed career decisions. B: Students will employ strategies to achieve future career goals with success and satisfaction. C: Students will understand the relationship between personal qualities, education, training and the world of work.
Personal/Social Domain A: Students will acquire the knowledge, attitudes and interpersonal skills to help them understand and respect self and others. B: Students will make decisions, set goals and take necessary action to achieve goals. C: Students will understand safety and survival skills.