Dress the Part – Guys Gotta Look Good Too…

Dress the Part – Guys Gotta Look Good Too…

…Wear to Work series – well Jeremy…here ya go. I guess getting voted best dressed at school qualifies me to write this article, but take from it what you will! While each person’s style is their own and what looks good on Hugh Jackman may (or most likely) not be what looks good on me – you can take some great tips for finding high quality clothing for less! First stop is looking at your school and office culture. Does your…

Public Speaking Tips for School Counselors: Tools for Totally Awesome School Counselor Presentations

Public Speaking Tips for School Counselors: Tools for Totally Awesome School Counselor Presentations

…r hard to digest – the impact is not nearly as good as it could be. Building effective and beautify presentations doesn’t require a degree in graphic design or expensive software. All it takes is knowing where to look and what to look for regarding graphics plus a few simple design rules. [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row]

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Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

…he 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 overview and then focus on Blogger/WordPress.com. Moving is always a bit…

Keys to Communication – Boost Your Electronic Communication Skills with TACT

Keys to Communication – Boost Your Electronic Communication Skills with TACT

…they are clear, clean, and easy to use. Try to emulate that when creating your emails and posts. Do you really need the fancy script fonts or to use (arguably the most hated font ever) Comic San Serif in every email? It may look cute to you, but think about the reader. Are they reading your email for the cute-factor or for the information? One final note about clear visuals – use a good color scheme. Make sure that things are not…

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

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

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3 Years Ago Today…

3 Years Ago Today…

…ently that a three year old goes through – I look back at some of my developmental milestones and find them just as significant. My readers rock! While this three year milestone is not anything big – it is fun to look back and see where you have been. The first post, back on May 30th 2012 titled School Counseling Technology: An Overview and Introduction, was a great launching pad into the world of blogging. It was a video blog…

The Portal to Learning: ‘Steam for Schools’ at your school

The Portal to Learning: ‘Steam for Schools’ at your school

…rs being used The number of students who will be users Be sure to have that info when you fill out your application. There is are many more details that you can look over on the Teach with Portals website. I encourage you to look through the FAQ section and watch the video. There are also example lesson plans that you can look through and practice using Portal 2 or give the program a trial run. Forums are available for help and support….

The Road to Naviance – Hitting Our Stride in Year 2

The Road to Naviance – Hitting Our Stride in Year 2

…rk) This is one big area that I think Naviance/Hobsons could make strides with. Our district (and really it is our County Office of Ed) uses the Aeries SIS and keeping our information updated is a pain. We spent lots of time looking for a way to do the data integration that will automatically pull data imports from Aeries and for many reasons (some beyond even my Geekiness), it doesn’t look like it can work. That leaves us doing occasional…

Interviewing: The Other Side of the Table

Interviewing: The Other Side of the Table

…how they sit, move their head, or their facial expressions. If you are not sure if they got the info they were looking for – ask! May be cliche but dress for success You may be God’s gift to education, but if you look like you just woke up or did not put too much effort into making yourself look professional – people notice. It is not typically a deal breaker (but could be!), however it may mean the difference in getting a job…

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Sprucing It Up

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Sprucing It Up

…found at the following links: #1 – The First Steps #2 – Making It Happen This post will be focusing on how to take your new blog from stock theme and clipart to custom theme and great images. We will also take a look at a few free resources for bloggers and a few more of my favorite WordPress plugins for school counseling blogs. Start with the foundation. Before you can start designing your new blog – you must develop a firm…

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