School Counseling Techonlogy Series: Using Google Docs Form for Surveys
Jul05

School Counseling Techonlogy Series: Using Google Docs Form for Surveys

…od luck! Links and Live Form after the break. Here are a few other links that will be helpful: Google Docs Tutorial (Part 1) – The Counseling Geek Google Docs Tutorial (Part 2) – The Counseling Geek PowerPoint from ASCA Webinar by Christa Mussi and Melissa Beverly (Data 101) ASCA Webinar from Russell Sabella, Ph.D. – Google Docs 101 Link to form from TCG Video The blog author, Jeffrey Ream M.S, PPS, writes for The…

Read More
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…

Read More
Put the You in YouTube – A Guide to Getting Started with YouTube
Apr02

Put the You in YouTube – A Guide to Getting Started with YouTube

Welcome back to another tech tool tutorial on The Counseling Geek. This blog post will be discussing YouTube and all the power that it provides to school counselors everywhere. From morning school announcements to recording parent nights, the power of YouTube is unquestionable. As one of the most popular websites around the world, YouTube has created a huge name for itself in entertainment, education, and broadcast. Did you know that there over…

Read More

School Counseling Technology Series – Google Docs Part 1 (Video Blog)

…s week’s entry in the School Counseling Technology Series will cover part one of the Google Docs tutorial I have planned for you. This is a (most likely) two part video blog covering the different aspects of Google Docs, how we can use these powerful tools as educators, and a quick tutorial on how to use each program within Google Docs. Google recently changed their Google Docs to Google Drive, which has a downloada…

Read More
A Guide to Digital Portfolios
Jul10

A Guide to Digital Portfolios

Knock the socks off of your next interviewer! 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 interviewers, principals, and other stakeholders to view all my qualifications (resume, cover letter, transcripts) and showcase m…

Read More

Security Bulletin – Keep Your Info…Yours (hint: Use LastPass)

Beating a Dead Horse? You have all probably heard about maintaining strong passwords and varying those passwords over your different sites. In light of the recent password leaks by eHarmony and LinkedIn, I think now is a great time to talk about why and how we can ensure our passwords are strength level “James Bond” and easy enough to remember. Why does it matter? Most people know that password protecting your info is smart and nee…

Read More