Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

…d transfer ($129) through WordPress and they take care of all of this. For Blogger transitions: Before you begin – head to settings and permalinks. Look at one of your Blogger posts and the URL. Most look like http://myblog.blogspot.com/2011/12/post-name-separated-with-spaces.html – you will want to mirror this on WordPress. You should go to the custom option and enter this: /%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%.html The steps for moving…

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Sprucing It Up

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Sprucing It Up

Giving your new blog that pizzazz it needs If you have been reading along with the Building A Better School Counseling Blog series – you will know this is the third entry, so we have already made several big strides. If you are just joining the series, the other two posts of this three post series (at least three for the time being) can be found at the following links: #1 – The First Steps #2 – Making It Happen This post will…

Building a Better Blog Series: Setting Up an RSS-Feed Driven Email List with MailChimp

Building a Better Blog Series: Setting Up an RSS-Feed Driven Email List with MailChimp

…larly use the web. It allows you to easily stay informed by retrieving the latest content from the sites you are interested in. You save time by not needing to visit each site individually. We will use this RSS feed that our blog creates (check with your blog platform to find out your RSS feed address – you will need this) to create an automatically generated email that can be sent to subscribers any time there is new content posted on…

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: The First Steps

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: The First Steps

…t go with their hosting plans. Many hosting providers also either have an option to register a domain through them or it will come with a free domain registration with the hosting package. Decision #2 – Hosting Service Building a Better School Counseling Blog and moving to a more customizable blog platform usually will require web hosting. Web hosting is purchasing (really leasing) some space and bandwidth on a web server and with a…

8 Blogs Every School Counselor Needs to Follow

8 Blogs Every School Counselor Needs to Follow

…eling blogs below (in no particular order). If you have a favorite blog that is not on the list – please add it to the comments at the end to help myself and the readers find all the good stuff. Enjoy! School Counselor Blog Danielle’s blog was one of the founding influences on this very blog you are reading today. She writes about all types of content and is very tech savvy. She hasn’t updated in about a year, but there are a…

Looking Back at 2014: A School Counselor’s Blog Post Year In Review

Looking Back at 2014: A School Counselor’s Blog Post Year In Review

…many from #scchat on Twitter and my fellow board members at CASC. I picked a few answers from each that you can look through below for tips and advice. Read the whole post here: Interview and Applicant Essentials Building A Better Blog Series A major series for the year was focusing on School Counselor bloggers and helping new and seasoned bloggers improve or develop a better blog. I really enjoyed writing this series as I also went through a…

Building Safe School Communities: Our Circle of Care

Building Safe School Communities: Our Circle of Care

…l can be useful for any and all. Circle of Care Two years ago – I set out to create a better foundation to develop our school community and collaboration on. I, until this year, have been an only school counselor in my building and that can be a lonely (and sometimes scary) experience. It leaves little room for consultation and collaboration on difficult cases. I know that I don’t have all the answers all the time (and many times few…

10 Insanely Easy Ways to Infuse Technology in Your School Counseling Program

10 Insanely Easy Ways to Infuse Technology in Your School Counseling Program

…nd be active participants in your new tech platform. Starting a department Twitter account? Ask students what type of information they want to get, to develop a hashtag for you and to get their friends to follow you to start building steam. They will likely tell you even more tools that may have better reach. Try this: start a marketing club at the middle or high school levels. Lots of students want to go into business and marketing and this is…

TCG Reviews Pocket, Feedly, and Box.com – Video Blog

TCG Reviews Pocket, Feedly, and Box.com – Video Blog

New Video Blog The Geek reviews Pocket, Feedly, and Box.com Bringing back the video blog from the depths – check out the YouTube video for this blog entry (links to all services can be found below the embedded video. Be sure to subscribe to The Counseling Geek’s YouTube channel for updates and all the latest videos or archives. Pocket Visit www.getpocket.com to sign up for your account. Feedly Visit www.feedly.com to register. Box…

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