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

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

…stops working, printer gets disconnected or internet crashes. When you are infusing technology in your school counseling program – ensure you have a growth mindset and commit to not giving up when you come up against a road block. Further Reading: Growth vs Fixed Mindset (Source: QED Foundation) [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column]

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The Counseling Geek Interview Series: Megan Kelly (@megan_m_kelly)

The Counseling Geek Interview Series: Megan Kelly (@megan_m_kelly)

…o feeling a little overwhelmed (which is normal), they are guaranteed to leave the conference feeling inspired, connected, and prepared for the future with ample, newly acquired resources at their disposal. J: Were there any road blocks you came across when planning your trip? M: I’m quite the planner, so other than a cancelled flight and a subsequent 11-hour plane delay, I experienced no roadblocks. J: Final thoughts or advice for the readers?…

Home – The Counseling Geek

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The Way I Work: Erinn Murphy – Carbondale Community High School

The Way I Work: Erinn Murphy – Carbondale Community High School

…tasks and explanations with color coding! I love Sharpies and I love Tul pens! This is a tech-centric blog, what are the top 5 apps or digital tools you use on a regular basis (on a laptop or mobile device): Twitter, Excel, Naviance, Tyler & Tyler Pulse (our school data reporting system). I also love my scanner. It allows me to keep so much info that I do not have to file. I really try to minimize paper in my workspace. Describe your…

Taking back your time: Flipping your counseling sessions with Screencast-O-Matic

Taking back your time: Flipping your counseling sessions with Screencast-O-Matic

…b, email, social media, etc. Easy as that. I typically find myself using this tool to record tutorials for frequently asked tasks like requesting letters of recommendation, signing up for courses, or adding colleges to their Naviance accounts. If you want to check out some of my growing list of videos – visit my school YouTube account. Would love feedback and feel free to use any video that may be useful to you or your school. It…

Increasing Productivity: How Dual Monitors Changed My Life

Increasing Productivity: How Dual Monitors Changed My Life

…ork – I use one monitor to work with students at my desk. I can move it to a place where my student or family can see the info I am talking about. Whether it is info about a college, working on their 4 year plan within Naviance, or showing a parent their student’s current grades – being able to see the info on this second monitor increases the level of info shared. The possibilities are endless and the effort to make this…

Fundraising Update: Thank you to our supporters so far!

Fundraising Update: Thank you to our supporters so far!

…o help the cause. If each reader gave only $5 – we would easily raise over $1000. Please do share this opportunity to give back to your professional community. Thank you to our supporters thus far! Hobsons the maker of Naviance was eager to support counselors and jumped right in with a generous donation and is a Platinum Sponsor of this fundraising effort. More to come about some of their services in future posts. Special thank you to Dan…

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