Streaming Your Counseling Workshops for Awesome Family Engagement
Educators have simple and free ways to help make sure their content is accessible to families through the use of technology. Check out this tutorial to help you go from start to live on Facebook and YouTube to bring your workshops to your families.
15 Minute Tech Tools for School Counselors: The Amazing 6 Part Video Miniseries
A FREE 15 Minute Tech Tools, six-part video tutorial miniseries for school counselors, teachers, and other educators.
Using Canva in your School Counseling Program
Why do I need to worry about graphic design?
School counselors have a lot to offer. Our core curriculum, sharing of data with stake holders, promoting opportunities to students and parents and so much more. We offer so much that it keeps is up to our necks in busy. It’s hard to justify spending time learning and creating interesting graphics to support our efforts and that is understandable. Stick with me today and I hope to show you that spending a little time on your public image and outreach is actually something that is essential to your full success and professionalism.
Introducing my Teachers Pay Teachers store
Guess what? I started a Teachers Pay Teachers store. Come check it out and be sure to follow me there for all the latest updates and products!
1 Simple Survey to Help Connect Students with Caring Adults
I want to share with you a step by step guide to creating a tool that we, at my school and other schools in my district, use a ton since we have had it implemented. I cannot take credit for the idea – a colleague in our district had the idea – but I cannot just sit on a great opportunity like this. School counselors know that relationships reign king (or queen) in our line of work. A number of indicators with research backing show that students who feel connected with at least one caring adult at school tend to fare much better. We wanted to capitalize on this fact, but need to know who is or is not connected and with what adults.
5 Top School Counseling Apps for Your Mobile Devices
Use a mobile device? Check out a list of 5 top mobile apps that I like to use on a regular basis as a school counselor.
10 Insanely Easy Ways to Infuse Technology in Your School Counseling Program
Learn about 10 insanely easy ways to start infusing technology within your active school counseling program. This is not starting a fad diet, telling you to stop what you are doing that works or that you have to give up your paper and pencil calendar cold turkey. Each of these tips can be taken and started where ever your comfort level lies on the technology continuum.
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Be Data Inspired: Using EzAnalyze TimeTracker to Track School Counseling Time Allocation
Using your time wisely.
A major component and influential piece of advocating effectively for your school counseling program and kids is showing how and where your time is spent. There are a few different ways that I know people track there time – from Google Drive Forms, School Counselor Central, and SCUTA Pro to old school pen and paper – I use a free and, what I see as, user-friendly tool called EzAnalyze TimeTracker.