Counseling Technology Series: The Ever Useful QR Code

Counseling Technology Series: The Ever Useful QR Code

…rs in the link for them to stumble over. In the past few months, I have been gathering data from students using surveys on SurveyMonkey and through GoogleDrive Forms (feel free to steal my College/Career Reporting Form by copying it to your drive). I have been providing students two methods of reporting: a paper survey to complete and a QR code linking them to the online version of the survey. As I keep providing these to students, more are…

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

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

What Next When Marketing and Communication Fails?

What Next When Marketing and Communication Fails?

…attend, and that I would love their feedback to help me – help them. I also created a short, two question survey on TypeForm (my new go-to survey platform). One question asked what they needed from me to complete the FAFSA. Questions included things like “FAFSA? What’s That”, “I have a few questions but they are quick”, “We have it under control”, “It’s already submitted!”, and &#8…

School Counseling Techonlogy Series: Using Google Docs Form for Surveys

School Counseling Techonlogy Series: Using Google Docs Form for Surveys

…justify our processes, and let parents, administrators, and other stakeholders know how we are being effective. Surveys are a quick method to gather data from a large group of people that can be tabulated and compared or contrasted.  Typically, surveys appear in a paper format, which can be difficult to monitor and collect data from. Students lose the paper, forget it at home, or are simply bored with the format. Counselors also have to manu…

School Counselor Tech Tools: Learnerator and minutes.io

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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