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…

Geekly Update – Follow TCG on Pinterest.com

Geekly Update – Follow TCG on Pinterest.com

Where My Pinterest Peeps At? For those of you that are avid “pinners” or perhaps are wondering what that means, you can now follow The Counseling Geek on Pinterest. I will be adding articles, research pieces, websites, blogs, new technology, info-graphics, and high tech activities. I will follow you back if you add me because I love sharing just as much as receiving. Click on the logo below to head to my Pin Page! The…

8 Blogs Every School Counselor Needs to Follow

8 Blogs Every School Counselor Needs to Follow

…I went ahead and did a little heavy lifting for you and listed 15 of my favorite school counseling blogs below (in no particular order). If you have a favorite blog that is not on the list – please add it to the comments at the end to help myself and the readers find all the good stuff. Enjoy!…

Following Your Favorite School Counselor Blogs – Feedly, Bloglovin, and Email

Following Your Favorite School Counselor Blogs – Feedly, Bloglovin, and Email

…e best” approach (especially when they are free!). I think you may want to do the same and see which is best suited to your reading style. Follow by email: A little old fashioned but effective The third and last way to follow your favorite school counseling blogs is to sign up to follow by email. Most blogs will have an option to sign up to receive new posts in your email inbox when they are published. Best for people with a few favorite…

10 Insanely Easy Ways to Infuse Technology in Your School Counseling Program

10 Insanely Easy Ways to Infuse Technology in Your School Counseling Program

…on out to students and be active participants in your new tech platform. Starting a department Twitter account? Ask students what type of information they want to get, to develop a hashtag for you and to get their friends to follow you to start building steam. They will likely tell you even more tools that may have better reach. Try this: start a marketing club at the middle or high school levels. Lots of students want to go into business and…

All About The “1 to 2” – A School Wide Program Focused on Studying

All About The “1 to 2” – A School Wide Program Focused on Studying

…accounts for new updates, info and re-posts from the top School Counseling info sources. Follows Facebook 3.1k Followers Twitter 4.6k Followers Google+ 180 Followers LinkedIn 501 Followers Pinterest 814 Followers YouTube 390 Followers RSS Many! Followers MailChimp 1.4k Followers Like 0 Likes If you want to get all the latest updates straight to your inbox – fill out the form below or on the homepage for emails with new posts (only emails…

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5 (more) Top ASCA Tips for the Noob 2.0 – #ASCA15

5 (more) Top ASCA Tips for the Noob 2.0 – #ASCA15

…m home! Tip 4: Join the conversation My fourth tip is to join the conversation through social media during and after #ASCA15 (that is the yearly conference hashtag). If you just search #ASCA15 in Twitter or Facebook, you can follow nearly any conference session you may not be able to be in.* This is great because many folks, especially on Twitter, will “live tweet” key points from different sessions – this way you can be in two…

Introducing my Teachers Pay Teachers store

Introducing my Teachers Pay Teachers store

…hope to grow and this TpT store (plus The School Counselor Shop, TeeSpring and RedBubble) provides a means to support both. I appreciate your patronage and ongoing support while I continue trying to innovate with you. Please follow me on TpT, buy something you may like (100% of my profit goes to SC|CS 2018 if you purchase by Aug. 13th, 2017 by the way), and let me know in the comments or social media what you may be looking for. I have lots more…

A Letter To Myself – What I Wish I Knew On Day One

A Letter To Myself – What I Wish I Knew On Day One

…sorry.” Second, to I Love You – I’m Sorry are two of the most powerful and disarming words in the world. Practice using them and it will lower the anger or frustration level in the room almost instantly. 3. Follow your heart…but take your brain with you. Your job and calling is to be an unwavering advocate for your students and families. One definition of the word Counsel I have heard and love is “to stand…

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