2012: My Favorite Posts of the Year

2012: My Favorite Posts of the Year

…ounselor blogs are aimed at a colleague audience (school counselors, grad students, educators) and offer insights, inspiration and ideas. Check out the examples in the blogroll to get a sense of the differences… [ Full Article ]  5. College Swag: How to Get it and What to Do With it  Danielle Schultz – School Counselor Blog Recently I have received a lot of emails regarding college promotional materials. Some school…

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

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

…nseling will be referring to how we can take less time answering the same simple questions and use our school minutes address higher level needs and really impacting change. More info on Flipping: Flipped Infographic Flipped Article Check out this link for a great description of flipping a classroom/office: http://www.knewton.com/flipped-classroom/ This link has a PDF article about flipping a classroom:…

Dress the Part – Guys Gotta Look Good Too…

Dress the Part – Guys Gotta Look Good Too…

…sharp on the cheap Jeremy Goldman of PHSfit asked for a male version of Andrea Burston’s Wear to Work series – well Jeremy…here ya go. I guess getting voted best dressed at school qualifies me to write this article, but take from it what you will! While each person’s style is their own and what looks good on Hugh Jackman may (or most likely) not be what looks good on me – you can take some great tips for finding…

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…

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: The First Steps

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: The First Steps

…e will focus more of our time in this series) comes in two flavors – the free* WordPress.com and the more do-it-yourself and have full control WordPress.org. For another write up that goes into depth on both visit this article by diythemes. With the free* WordPress.com, you have basic usage of the WordPress platform – this would be considered similar to Blogger. We are wanting to Build A Better School Counseling Blog though and it is…

#ASCA14 – ASCA Tips for the Noob

#ASCA14 – ASCA Tips for the Noob

…some wisdom. Whether you are a counselor with your first job, an excited graduate student, or a counseling sage – the first time to a large conference can be an overwhelming experience unless you come prepared. In this article, I will help you optimize your experience to get the most from #ASCA14 as you can! Tip 1: Do your research! That is right – there is actually a lot to think about when you get ready to go to a conference. From…

eLearning Software – Interactive is key.

…nts is ever increasing. With the popularity of younger and younger students playing video games, using smart phones, and demanding a higher level of interactivity in their lives — how can we keep up? Edudemic posted an article claiming that one possible solution can be to integrate interactive courseware into the curriculum. You can read the entire posting by following the link here or at the bottom of this post. “Interactive…

The Portal to Learning: ‘Steam for Schools’ at your school

The Portal to Learning: ‘Steam for Schools’ at your school

…g and re-teaching provides the most retention for students overall. Check out this short, four minute video created by Valve when The Evergreen School came to test out their project ideas in the fall of 2011. I posted a blog article a week or two back about interactivity being the key to engaged learners — this video shows it in action. They will have fun and learn. Teachers are also able to create and submit lesson plans that will be…

#ASCA14: Branding & Marketing Your School Counseling Program – Preview Part 1 (of 2)

#ASCA14: Branding & Marketing Your School Counseling Program – Preview Part 1 (of 2)

…(linked below). At our ASCA 2014 conference session, we will be building on these two articles and going further in depth with practical, hands on examples. We encourage anyone planning to attend our session to read the two articles prior as we may be referencing examples or glossing over several concepts covered in the article. We hope to see you on June 30th at 9am for Branding and Marketing Your School Counseling Program! Part two is now…

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