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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…

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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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Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen
Aug05

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

…ies when I will talk about some great themes, other free resources, and some more plugins.   More links and tutorials Moving from wordpress.com to wordpress.org Blogger to wordpress permalink and SEO   Moving form Blogger to WordPress Tutorial Google URL for Blogger tips WordPress Re-Direct to maintain links ($13/yr) WordPress.com to wordpress.org tutorial Do you like this post? Please share it with your friends and comment below…

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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…

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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…

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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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#ASCA14 – ASCA Tips for the Noob
Jun19

#ASCA14 – ASCA Tips for the Noob

Everyone has their first national conference – it is okay to admit it. While I may not yet be able to call myself an ASCA National Conference Veteran, I have been to enough to remember what it was like as a Noob (aka someone who is new…), but experienced enough to pass along some wisdom. Whether you are a counselor with your first job, an excited graduate student, or a counseling sage – the first time to a large conference can…

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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…

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