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School Counselor Shopping List: April – May 2014
Apr05

School Counselor Shopping List: April – May 2014

…report back about the pretty good info that it contains. Highly reviewed on Amazon as well, this is another good library addition and can be a good Social Justice (alternative to suspension) Library piece. Empowering Underachievers: New Strategies to Guide Kids (8-18) to Personal Excellence (Price: ~$12 USD) I am not sure about you, but this book can hit on more than a few of  my students. Read an article recently about the culture…

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Follow-Up: My Interview Kit
Jul12

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

…rview (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 labe…

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School Counselor Tech Tools: Learnerator and minutes.io
May17

School Counselor Tech Tools: Learnerator and minutes.io

Highlighting two tools: one for your students and one for you! Learnerator.com The first tool that I want to highlight for you may come a little late for you high school counselors this year, but a good time to get it setup for the next. Learnerator is a website and AP Test study aid that my students have really enjoyed. I have heard pretty good reviews from students and teachers regarding the usefulness and I know it is pretty inexpensive for a…

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Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen
Aug05

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

Time to pack up and move your school counseling blog In the last post, The First Steps in the Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series, we looked at some of the needed foundations for moving your free school counseling blog to one that allows you more freedom. In this post – we will look at what it looks like to actually pack up and move your old school counseling blog (whether on Blogger or WordPress.com). We will take a general o…

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ANFSCD: Two text resources to share!
Jun12

ANFSCD: Two text resources to share!

Two texts that can enlighten both your students and you! I am finishing up reading through So, You Are Going to College?! 2nd Edition  by San Bolkan, PhD, professor of communication at CSU Long Beach, which is a very power-packed, but short book that will give any upper class high school student head start when getting ready to head off to college. The content is high-quality and written in a very enterta…

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