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…

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…

August #SCCHAT Transcript – Supervising School Counseling Interns

August #SCCHAT Transcript – Supervising School Counseling Interns

…n of the SCOPE Facebook Page. Danielle is a K-12 Certified School Counselor, Nationally Certified Counselor, and blogger at School Counselor Blog, a place where school counselors share innovative ideas,  creative lesson plans,  and quality resources. Connect with Danielle via email, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google+, and become a fan of the School Counselor Blog Facebook Page. The blog

Ask The Geek: Tool Resources from the 2013 CASC Conference Table

Ask The Geek: Tool Resources from the 2013 CASC Conference Table

…m the Counselor’s Office By Darrell Sampson New School Counselor By Connie Ward School Counselor’s Chronicle By Allison This Counselor’s Journey Blogger Bin — Helpful tweaks and tips for maintaining a Blogger…blog. By Paul Santosh School Counseling Matters By Rick Scheibner Scrapbook of a School Counselor By Tabitha Panariso School Counseling Across The Pond By Lauren Seaberg School Counseling By Heart By…

Tech Tool Video Blog: LucidChart

Tech Tool Video Blog: LucidChart

…TCG takes a look at LucidChart As I kick off my week of vacation (finally!) for Ski week, I wanted to get a new Vlog out to you. I started using LucidChart towards the end of last year for some scheduling documents at my site. It was handy for showing progressions, processes, or steps to take. Check out the video below for more info. Let me know what you think of LucidChart!  …

Take Back Time with Gmail’s Canned Responses – School Counseling Video Blog

Take Back Time with Gmail’s Canned Responses – School Counseling Video Blog

School counselors need every extra second of each day. Gmail’s Canned Responses here to help! If your day is anything like my day in the school counseling office – you answer tons of emails. Many emails sound oddly similar too. I get many emails each day requesting meetings and appointments, a schedule change, a transcript, etc. I am sure you do too. Typing out each reply is a waste of time and finger stamina. Thank goodness…

3 Habits of Efficient (Yet Caring) School Counselors

3 Habits of Efficient (Yet Caring) School Counselors

…ow me that I am an ISTJ personality type.   Efficiency matters. Being one with an “engineering mindset”, I try to optimize what I am doing no matter what it is. From making my computer work better, finding a better way to prepare a steak, or folding laundry – easier is better. Now, I love working with my colleagues across the country and each of us is super busy at our own levels. Whether we have 100 students or 1000…

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

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

…? M: The ASCA National Conference offers top-notch workshops by leaders in the school counseling field. Interns and new school counselors are the future of the profession and, outside of their graduate education, there is no better place for them to learn best practices and gain inspiration for their own work as school counselors. In addition to feeling a little overwhelmed (which is normal), they are guaranteed to leave the conference feeling…

Keys to Communication – Boost Your Electronic Communication Skills with TACT

Keys to Communication – Boost Your Electronic Communication Skills with TACT

…ave bigger things to do at work and another is because Facebook is blocked at work. Wrap it up already… This post is not very concise, but I also know my target audience. You are all highly-educated and are used to reading longer articles about things you are interested in. I hope that this information has been useful and I look forward to sharing a few of the tools I use in my communication in an upcoming blog post. Stay tuned. The blog

Increasing Productivity: How Dual Monitors Changed My Life

Increasing Productivity: How Dual Monitors Changed My Life

…plug-n-play and if there is any struggle with getting it setup, you can contact your IT or on site computer guru! You can also feel free to email me any questions and I can attempt to assist. How to make this experience even better: This concept can be taken to (awesome) extremes! There are a few applications that further improve your experience with the dual monitor setup. Programs like UltraMon and DisplayFusion bring features like setting…

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