Follow-Up: My Interview Kit
Jul12

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

…without. A simple paper-clip keeps it together. 2. The Media: Since I could not get the needed amount of flash drives prior to the interview (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…

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Professional Development: Coursera — Courses for Everyone
Jul03

Professional Development: Coursera — Courses for Everyone

Power-Up your Pro-D This week’s entry will be a video blog help you learn how to utilize, navigate, and maximize your learning through Coursera.org. Coursera is an online learning community that collaborates with top Universities like Stanford and Princeton to bring high quality college level courses to users around the world — for FREE. You can access courses from Finance to Computer Science and Social Network Analysis al…

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Help Me – Help You!

…goal. Remember, that all funds go towards YOU — the counselors/educators. If we reach the goal, we fund a Pro-D workshop for a district — if we fall short, we fund registrations for ASCA 2013 in Philadelphia. Please share and consider donating if you are able. I decided I wanted to make a BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal). I want to offer something back to you, the counselors and educators. I know that funding for professional developm…

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Professional Development: The use it or lose it phenomenon.
Jun19

Professional Development: The use it or lose it phenomenon.

…(like technology/programming,¬†sociology, statistics, and neurology). Having the power to take classes you really desire to learn about provides strong intrinsic motivation and helps the learner spark interest and remain engaged throughout the entire course/process.   So when looking at your professional development past experiences and future plans, what have you done and what would you like to do? Part of the secret is that it does not¬†ne…

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School Counseling Technology – An Overview and Introduction (Video Blog)

…ies on getting started with improving or introducing 21st Century Skills and new technology into your counseling program. This weeks edition is an intro to the series and I hope to quell some fears regarding getting started and talk a bit about where we will be going in the next few weeks. Hint: Google Docs, Wix.com (where this site is hosted), Counseling Time and Statistics programs, Powerpoint, Being Internet Safe and Savvy, The Cloud, Uti…

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