Welcome!

Welcome!

…his blog that I will include snippets for every level of professional — from techno-head to n00b (or a person new to the idea…if you didn’t know what this meant, you may be one). As you are checking out the blog entries, please feel free to explore my professional portfolio. In future blog posts, I will be explaining how to build a site like mine, utilize other tools like podcasting, powerpoint tips, and creating screencasts of…

The 2013 Geeklie Awards

The 2013 Geeklie Awards

…onstant professional development through social media. The dedication to our profession is apparent through Jeremy’s work and I thank him for that. Who will get next year’s Geeklie Awards? Perhaps you? If you don’t blog already – I could not recommend it more. It is easy, fun, and will connect you with many resources. Want some tips on how to do it and are going to ASCA 2013? Check out the Get Your Blog On session on…

School Counseling Technology Series – Google Docs Part 1 (Video Blog)

This week’s entry in the School Counseling Technology Series will cover part one of the Google Docs tutorial I have planned for you. This is a (most likely) two part video blog covering the different aspects of Google Docs, how we can use these powerful tools as educators, and a quick tutorial on how to use each program within Google Docs. Google recently changed their Google Docs to Google Drive, which has a…

School Counseling Technology – An Overview and Introduction (Video Blog)

…(where this site is hosted), Counseling Time and Statistics programs, Powerpoint, Being Internet Safe and Savvy, The Cloud, Utilizing Ipads or Tablets in the Classroom, and others. For more video blogs or to view this Video Blog posting on YouTube, please visit (& Subscribe for updates): http://www.youtube.com/user/TheCounselingGeek How to start implementing technology in your counseling program series: Most are nerveous about how to…

Back to School – Back to Connecting: A Linky Party

Back to School – Back to Connecting: A Linky Party

…y first “Linky Party” So if this is new to you, like it is for me, head over to Franciene Saben’s blog School Counselor Space and get in on the fun. It is basically a series of questions that you, as a blogger, answer along with many other writers. After heading home from ASCA 2013, I am connected to so many new people – I am going to be making more of an effort to participate and reflect on as many other blogs as I…

7 Tips for Managing Your School Counseling Appointments

7 Tips for Managing Your School Counseling Appointments

…o make their appointments. Nor are they the ones following up, taking their appointment calls or playing phone tag. You don’t have to either. Taking your appointments to the next level Watch the following YouTube video blog I created to guide you through the background and features of the tool that I depend on to manage my appointments – ScheduleOnce. Please share, comment, and subscribe to get all the greatest and latest from the…

School Counseling Technology – Basics and Beginnings (Post 2)

School Counseling Technology – Basics and Beginnings (Post 2)

…amp; questionnaires (http://www.surveymonkey.com/), have focus groups, and obtain feedback from all stakeholders regarding your ideas and intentions. I could spend a while discussing this, but that is another topic and I may blog about it at another time.   Google Docs (Recently Changed to Drive) – An Office In The Clouds Finally today, I want to briefly touch on our next focus – Google Documents (or Docs…now Drive). I will have a video…

3 Years Ago Today…

3 Years Ago Today…

…e to write, but if I left you out – please know that I appreciate you very much. I look forward to seeing as many of you IRL at ASCA or throughout the year as I can. So…what’s to come? Contrary to what many blogs on blogging would say – I don’t tend to plan much of my content out or have a “posting schedule”. I tend to have an idea for a post and start working on it as it comes. I hope to provide some…

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