The Counseling Geek Interview Series: @Prof_Polzin
Aug07

The Counseling Geek Interview Series: @Prof_Polzin

Welcome to the newly created TCG Interview Series. I wanted to try to reach out and get some info, tips, and advice from fellow counselors about using technology in their counseling program. This is the first installment I have another one coming very soon, so stay tuned. The interviews will be held via different media – from a written interview (like this one) to video interviews over Skype/Google Hangouts. I am excited about this beca…

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The Counseling Geek Interview Series: Megan Kelly (@megan_m_kelly)
Aug12

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

First time ASCA goer, Megan Kelly, reports on her experiences at #ASCA13. I am returning back to one of my favorite features of The Counseling Geek – the interview series. This episode I talk with Megan Kelly, a recent counseling grad turned first year IB counselor extraordinaire, using the trusty Google Drive collaboration tool! I hope you enjoy the read and as always, remember you can leave comments and email me with any questions. Y…

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The Counseling Geek Interview Series: Dr. Erin Mason (@ecmmason)
Sep14

The Counseling Geek Interview Series: Dr. Erin Mason (@ecmmason)

Welcome back and I am super excited to bring one of my most used resources and also one of the biggest names in Counseling Technology to you via the next installment of The Counseling Geek’s Interview Series. I was incredibly honored the Dr. Erin Mason (@ecmmason) of DePaul University and SCOPE – the School Counselors’ Online Professional Exchange – was able to join me for a quick but very informative and innovate inter…

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The Counseling Geek Tech Highlight: Any.Do
Sep29

The Counseling Geek Tech Highlight: Any.Do

My Go To…To-Do Tool. Until about 7 months ago I had a stupid phone. I had gone through 4 other stupid phones and I had kept reverting to my first ever cell phone – the Motorola Razor Flip Phone. Needless to say, they don’t build phones to last very long any more, but finally old faithful died. So I made the plunge into the smart phone (Tech: Great – Wallet: Eeek). Long story short – I got the Android Samsung Galaxy…

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Ask The Geek: Tool Resources from the 2013 CASC Conference Table
Nov13

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

This year, I am lucky to be a member of the California Association of School Counselors board as the Technology Chair. I will be hosting a technology learning support desk at the conference coming up this Friday and Saturday at Chapman University. If you are here – you either are a reader of my blog (yay!) or you came and talked with me at the table (awesome!). Below I am linking to some resources with some Getting Started With……

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The Counseling Geek Interview Series: @SchCslgByHeart
Aug08

The Counseling Geek Interview Series: @SchCslgByHeart

This is the second edition of TCG Interview Series and with this post, I debut the first video interview. I was privledged to get to sit down with Rebecca Lallier (@SchCslgByHeart), writer of School Counseling By Heart and a PSC for 17 years. Please check out her blog, follow her on Twitter, and send her some kudos for reaching out to help school counselors improve their tech skills. This interview was done using Skype and recorded with Camtas…

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The Counseling Geek Giveaway – Win $$$ for ASCA 2013

Yes – the opportunity for FREE money! Thanks to the supporters of the Indiegogo campaign that ended about a month ago, I can offer a small, but not insignificant scholarship to the ASCA 2013 National Conference in Philadelphia. I was lucky enough to receive a scholarship similar to this in 2011 that allowed me to make it up to Seattle and my experience was great. I know there are others out there who may have financial trouble m…

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Ask The Geek: Sharing Google Forms…
Apr27

Ask The Geek: Sharing Google Forms…

…but not let those lucky peeps mess up your stuff! Check out the video to learn what my best suggestion for a work around is! Unfortunately, Google does not let us do this natively but through some strategic planning and instructions – we make it work….

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