School Counselor Shopping List – Social and Restorative Justice Library Books & Curriculum (1 of 2)
Feb06

School Counselor Shopping List – Social and Restorative Justice Library Books & Curriculum (1 of 2)

Save time and get some great books from my list! Social and restorative justice, mental health, girls/boys curriculum, and activity books galore! Earlier this fall – the school counselors in TTUSD were lucky enough to each be awarded a $600 grant from the Excellence in Education Foundation. This grant was to be used to help build a social and restorative justice library to use with students who get in trouble and hopefully help them learn…

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School Counselor Shopping List – Social and Restorative Justice Library Books & Curriculum (2 of 2)
Feb14

School Counselor Shopping List – Social and Restorative Justice Library Books & Curriculum (2 of 2)

Save time and get some great books from my list! Social and restorative justice, mental health, girls/boys curriculum, and activity books galore! Earlier this fall – the school counselors in TTUSD were lucky enough to each be awarded a $600 grant from the Excellence in Education Foundation. This grant was to be used to help build a social justice library to use with students who get in trouble and hopefully help them learn from their mista…

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School Counselor Shopping List – September/October Edition
Oct03

School Counselor Shopping List – September/October Edition

…editions of the School Counselor Shopping List for other school counselor tested and approved items, resources, books, and other goodies. I hope 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…

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Follow-Up: My Interview Kit
Jul12

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

…view (and the cost factor), I decided to go the CD route for my digital portfolio and ended up buying some labels and disc jackets for one district (with more people). I spent ~$12 on both the CD labels and disk jackets, 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

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School Counselor Shopping List: April – May 2014
Apr05

School Counselor Shopping List: April – May 2014

…hts a few tried and tested tools that you may want to add to your shopping list – be it tech tools, apps, books, or plain old helpful office items – you may find it here. Always looking for suggestions as well so please email them or comment away! Tools: Safco Model 10-Pocket Magazine Rack, Black Onyx (5… (Price: ~$60 USD)   We have something similar in our college center and works well for highlighting college pa…

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School Counselor Tech Tools: Learnerator and minutes.io
May17

School Counselor Tech Tools: Learnerator and minutes.io

…e. 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 assign specific people to tasks and give them a deadline all within the same line. At the end of the meeting, if you ha…

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Professional Development: The use it or lose it phenomenon.
Jun19

Professional Development: The use it or lose it phenomenon.

…ounseling, teaching, or running a school — you have done a lot of heavy “lifting” (those text books can get heavy), but don’t let yourself get out of your learning routine. You have to continue pouring in knowledge through professional development opportunities. I am going to cover several opportunities from various, differentiated learning avenues you can take. Most school districts offer professional development from tim…

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ANFSCD: Two text resources to share!
Jun12

ANFSCD: Two text resources to share!

…hniques and hope that others can start seeing the value behind it (check out positive psychology too!). *Note:* While neither of these books deals with technology, I hope to also provide some insightful resources that I come across and find valuable. I promise not to waste your time with meaningless posts. The blog author, Jeffrey Ream M.S, PPS, writes for The Counseling Geek. Connect with Jeff via email, Twitter, Google+, and Facebook….

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