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

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

…I, a school counselor or maybe a school counselor blogger, want to have a YouTube account and start uploading my own YouTube videos? There are a couple of good reasons. The first is that it produces high-quality videos that are accessible, on any device, anywhere. You can take videos recorded from a camcorder, your cell phone, a high-definition camera, or any other recording device and upload it to YouTube (Check out my Counseling Shopping List f…

Taking back your time: Flipping your counseling sessions with Screencast-O-Matic

Taking back your time: Flipping your counseling sessions with Screencast-O-Matic

…O-Matic One FREE (yay!) tool that is a great way to start your flipping is Screencast-O-Matic (SOM). SOM is a freely available tool which works on all Windows PCs (sorry Macs…) that will allow you record your screen, annotate or dictate as you record, and upload to popular video hosts like YouTube or Vimeo. Camtasia is a more full featured and polished tool – but it will cost you. One of the nice things about SOM is how simple it is to use. Easy a…

Looking Back at 2014: A School Counselor’s Blog Post Year In Review

Looking Back at 2014: A School Counselor’s Blog Post Year In Review

…t the year? That is crazy – can you believe how many hours of video are on YouTube? Check out the post by clicking here: Put The You in YouTube! Read: Insight from Awesome School Counselors – Interview & Applicant Essentials I decided that I would revamp some of the Interviewing Interviews from the past. Instead of interviewing one person – I reached out to many of my contacts around the country about five pressing questions for people in the job…

10 Insanely Easy Ways to Infuse Technology in Your School Counseling Program

10 Insanely Easy Ways to Infuse Technology in Your School Counseling Program

…hey really appreciate it. Check out how to get started and put the “You In YouTube” with this video blog on my YouTube channel. [adrotate group=”7″] Tip #8: Tie it to data. “Data inspired” is the new “data driven” . The ASCA National Model calls for school counselors to collect and analyze data. I don’t know about you but I hate tally sheets and processing manual surveys or pre/post tests. Technology gives us a huge hand with this task. A few grea…

Public Speaking Tips for School Counselors: Tools for Totally Awesome School Counselor Presentations

Public Speaking Tips for School Counselors: Tools for Totally Awesome School Counselor Presentations

…ll be live. *Freebie tip – this is the same method you can use with adding YouTube pages to a website – you just need to grab the appropriate embed code from the Share menu underneath a YouTube video. “If you need to put eight-point or ten-point fonts up there, it’s because you do not know your material. If you start reading your material because you do not know your material, the audience is very quickly going to think that you are a bozo. They a…

School Counselor Shopping List – February/March 2014

School Counselor Shopping List – February/March 2014

…to my school computer and uploaded the video to YouTube (can be edited via YouTube as well). This has been pretty popular with my parents and it also lets them get the bits they really want to know while not sitting through the bits they don’t. One note: highly encourage parents to attend if possible, the video is not a replacement for being there and getting to ask questions. Overall review – it is a good buy for the money. You can spend as much…

FREE MONEY! ASCA 2014 Scholarship Information [Lapsed]

FREE MONEY! ASCA 2014 Scholarship Information [Lapsed]

…n to use at their school if they choose. Final video needs to be hosted on YouTube or Vimeo. Please follow the final submission instructions to finish. – Digital Poster Series: Create a series of 3-5 posters that counselors can post around their schools. Should be 8.5×11 or Legal paper size and have a common theme. Final images to be submitted in .pdf or .jpeg format. – Song with a Message: Create an original or rendition of a song and record soun…

Top of 2016: My Favorite Posts of the Year

Top of 2016: My Favorite Posts of the Year

…rofessional really). Hope you enjoy this flashback. #2: Putting The You In YouTube: Taking It To The Next Level Using YouTube in my school counseling practice has become one of my favorites. I feel like it ebbs and flows because I find new ways I can utilize videos (both ones that I create and videos of others). There are so many great (and many not so great) videos available that have application to school counseling at any level. This tutorial s…