School Counselor Shopping List: April – May 2014
Apr05

School Counselor Shopping List: April – May 2014

…ract with others. Roughly based on several of Jay’s friends and family life experiences. Great counseling library addition.   The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander: From Preschool to HighSchool–How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle (Updated Edition) (Price: ~$12 USD) I have had several parents and a student or two borrow this book from me and report back about the pretty good info that it contains. Highly…

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

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

…is precious and they take important time to load on your readers browsers. This plugin will optimize your image library in bulk and as you upload new images without losing quality. Take it a step further and optimize plugin/theme elements to save more space! Broken Link Checker Broken links happen and broken links are bad. Especially when migrating blogs – these will come up and you will either want to re-direct your links or remove broken…

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ANFSCD: Two text resources to share!
Jun12

ANFSCD: Two text resources to share!

…helping to understand the end goal of the college experience. I am adding this book to my “loaner” library to give out to students. Second is Counseling Toward Solutions: A Practical Solution-Focused Program, more of a textbook but regardless is a gold-mine of information to bring into your program. It is much thicker and not as interesting as So, You Are Going to College?! 2nd Edition , but I believe in solution focused co…

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