School Counselor Shopping List: June – July

School Counselor Shopping List: June – July

…r device – I encourage you to check out the Nexus 10. There is also a 16GB model but it is only about $40 less – spend the money and get double the storage. It is worth it. I also owned an early generation of the Nexus 7 – the scaled down version – and loved it but I got a smart phone and they were close enough together to be redundant. This tablet is more iPad sized and lets me use it with students. 6 ft. Kensington…

Google’s Nexus7- the iPad killer?

Google’s Nexus7- the iPad killer?

…es about my favorite apps, and other featurettes about my new toy, so stay tuned. Below are some photos of my device, a video showing some of the features hands-on, and the exact specifications from Google.   Purchase a Nexus 7 in the Google Play Store More Info: https://www.google.com/nexus/#/7/specs SCREEN 7” 1280×800 HD display (216 ppi) Back-lit IPS display Scratch-resistant Corning glass 1.2MP front-facing camera WEIGHT 340…

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

…kets, but it creates a professional looking product. Imagine if you just wrote your name on the CD with a Sharpie. I also used Avery’s website label developer to integrate the background from my portfolio onto the disc label. I printed address labels with the title of the disc and my contact info to put on the jacket. I am pretty happy with the turn out. 3. Letters of Recommendation: I included the standard three letters in all of the…

School Counselor Tech Tools: Learnerator and minutes.io

School Counselor Tech Tools: Learnerator and minutes.io

…y be better fit for something like Evernote, but a simple get things done approach is this tool’s powerhouse. One thing that I really like about the tool is how action oriented it is. You can create categories and then label them as “decision” “action” “info” etc. This lets people reviewing minutes later have a much more streamlined approach to find out what needs to happen. From that, you can also…

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Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Sprucing It Up

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Sprucing It Up

…round 50% of this figure (close to 37 million) is hosted on the free WordPress.com, which means there is a high demand for WordPress themes. While the free templates can be nice and give your blog a great look…there are 74 million other sites and the majority of those will have similar themes as well. One way to set yourself apart and also gain some nice features/support is to use a custom theme. For my blog, I went with the theme group…

School Counselor Shopping List – September/October Edition

School Counselor Shopping List – September/October Edition

…e you enjoy this fall edition and check out a few things that may help your programs to grow. Amazon Kindle App for Android (and Apple…boooo): FREE! I have found myself using the Kindle app more frequently on my Google Nexus 10 and OnePlus Android devices throughout the summer, during travel times, and even today on the bus to a field trip. I really like the fact that it syncs across devices and my Amazon account. After reading a few books…

5 Top School Counseling Apps for Your Mobile Devices

5 Top School Counseling Apps for Your Mobile Devices

…to buy the next best) – so my experience is with the Android version of the apps. I provided iTunes App Store links to each of the apps for easy access if you are on an iOS based device. [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label=”AdRotate 728×90″ global_module=”3502″ saved_tabs=”all” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off”…

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