ERIC Number: EJ1034684
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 121
Making the Grade: The Importance of Academic Enablers in the Elementary School Counseling Program
Barna, Jennifer S.; Brott, Pamelia E.
Professional School Counseling, v17 n1 p97-110 2013-2014
Elementary school counselors can support academic achievement by connecting their comprehensive programs to increasing academic competence. One valuable framework focuses on academic enablers, which are identified as interpersonal skills, motivation, engagement, and study skills (DiPerna, 2004). In this article, the authors (a) discuss the essential role of elementary school counselors in supporting student achievement, (b) provide an overview of the academic enablers' framework, and (c) offer practical recommendations for implementing this framework.
Descriptors: School Counseling, School Counselors, Elementary Schools, Interpersonal Competence, Student Motivation, Learner Engagement, Study Skills, Counselor Role, Academic Achievement, Student Behavior, Standards, Depression (Psychology), Social Justice, Achievement Gap, Alignment (Education), Educational Environment, Response to Intervention, Elementary School Students
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
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