Counselor Corner

Counselor Corner

Mrs. Evans

School Counselor

Franklin Elementary School 

330-830-3907 ext 57163 

        Cooperation 

  • This month in Counseling class we learned about cooperation.  We discussed what cooperation means- getting along and working with others.   The students were asked to give examples of cooperation.  We also talked about what can happen when students do not work together.  There can be conflict, frustration, and the work may NOT get done. 
  • The students worked cooperatively in small groups.  They had to work together to see how many words they could make using the letters from the word "Cooperation".  After the activity we talked about what happened in the groups.  Did eveyrone participate?  Was everyone able to their their ideas?  How would you rate the level of cooperation in your group?  Two heads are better than one--hopefully the students learned that working together can help solve problems easier and faster than having to do things by oneself.
  • Learning to cooperate not only helps them in class, but also with friends and at home.  Being able to work successfully in groups helps them to get along with others.  Cooperation is a life skill that will help them throughout life. 

 

 

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Things to Know

Activities for Home

  • Chores are one way to help children see that they are contributing members of the family.  Learning to do their part at home not only helps them learn to cooperatre.  It also helps develop confidence.
  • Try doing something with all family members.  It can be a family garden, making pizza together, or a board game night. 

Cooperation

  1. Take Turns
  2. Listen
  3. Follow Directions
  4. Do your Part
  5. Encourage Others 
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