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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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A Guide to Digital Portfolios
Jul10

A Guide to Digital Portfolios

…sume, cover letter, transcripts) and showcase my technological skills at the same time. Yesterday, I made a new portfolio for my counseling career. I have an interview in a few days and will be bringing this with me to give to the panel (on inexpensive zip drives). The video below shows you how I storyboard and created the portfolio, so you can create your own. A few notes before the video: First is to make this portfolio represent your person…

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My Professional Portfolio

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2012: My Favorite Posts of the Year
Dec31

2012: My Favorite Posts of the Year

…rvice and  International School Services  (ISS)… [ Full Article ] 3.  A Guide to Digital Portfolios  Jeff Ream – The Counseling Geek Back in my undergraduate program, a project that was assigned in one of my technology courses was to develop a professional portfolio utilizing a high-tech tool. I used PowerPoint to build an easy to navigate and professional looking “program” that will allow interview…

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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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Welcome!
May30

Welcome!

Hello and welcome to The Counseling Geek – a blog for school counselors, academic advisors, program coordinators, and/or other employees of the educational system. This blog is for those who love utilizing technology to its fullest, would like to learn more about how to use technology in a very person-focused field, and for someone who has never used a computer for more than browsing the internet and sending email. I promise as I develop…

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Consulting & Professional Development Services
Apr04

Consulting & Professional Development Services

Get out of that rut! Are you stuck in the “stone age” with your counseling program, department, or division? Not sure where to start with your epic quest into the 21st century and beyond? Would you like some hands on training with some of the newest tools available to counselors? What about some help developing a school counseling marketing plan? Have no fear! Jeff Ream, writer and founder of TheCounselingGeek.com, is now available…

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