Annotated Bibliographyical Summary: Annotated Bibliography

754 Words4 Pages
Annotated Bibliography Rowe, Mike. "The worst advice in the world: work smart, not hard--what a stupid idea that was." Popular Mechanics Sept. 2013: 70+. Student Edition. Web. 22 Mar. 2016. In this article, Mike Rowe talks about the guidance he was given when he was seventeen years old. His high school guidance counselor put emphasis on the saying of “work smart not hard.” This lead to the aggressive pushing of Universities and because of that trade schools began to decrease and vocational classes began to not be implemented into high school course selections. Everyone who choose not to go to a University were looked at as getting an “alternative education” with apprenticeship programs and community colleges because they were not “college…show more content…
They are certified/ licensed as an educator with unique skills used to address the academic, mental, and career driven problems that a student could face. He says they advocate for the use of giving leadership advice and focusing in on collaboration in the classroom. Professional school counselors have a master’s degree or higher in school counseling and have to meet the standards issued by the state and abide by the laws. The job of identifying certain beliefs on how to help all students benefit in the guidance of development is rooted in each individual schools mission. They collaborate with other educators, administration, and parents to help achieve the highest standard set forth. They follow school guidance curriculums, push individual student planning, and enable responsive services. They also build confidential bonds to help them resolve and cope with concerns that may arise. Michael Green lays out the overall standard he sees to fit the general pool of high school guidance counselors across the nation while understanding that it is up to each individual school’s mission to further guide the counselor and…show more content…
Normally, it is just children stressed out about grades or social problems, but there are cases of very serious issues students face. When talking to Shelby Boisvert, a guidance counselor at Lowell High School in Massachusetts, she tells Pannoni that the biggest misconception is that guidance counselors are only there in helping students select courses for the upcoming year. Most counselors are therapeutically and professionally trained to counsel, teach, and organize individual students that seek assistance. They give academic support, parental counseling and support, and individual support to all those who need it. In an interview with another counselor, the other counselor named Pringle says, ”School counselors are in this profession because we want to connect and because we want to help, and help them and make a difference in their lives.” Pannonia notices and observes the complex responsibilities high school guidance counselors have during their day to day interactions. She also points out the argument of how they are more than just course selection helpers and that their job goes psychologically deeper with students that ask for their guidance. Changing the topic of discussion for the deeper understanding of how much a counselor can impact a persons

More about Annotated Bibliographyical Summary: Annotated Bibliography

Open Document