For School Counselors
Blogs and Websites Related to Technology
SCOPE Full of info on tech resources focused on school counseling
SchoolCounselor.com Focused on advancing tech literacy of school counselors
and/or you can see their #ASCA12 Tech Smackdown Presentation Info here. Other great school counselor resources are here too, not just technology.
Quick, Fun, Good for Day-to-Day
Countdown Timer Free countdown timers when a regular stopwatch won't do!
PollEverywhere The fastest way to create stylish real-time experiences for events using mobile devices (think of texting responses to a real time poll). Free for up to 40 respondents.
Remind (Formerly Remind101) A safe way for teachers to text message students and stay in touch with parents. Free.
Wordle A toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.
Putting it all together and bigger things
QR Creator Generate printable QR mobile phone-readable 2D barcodes containing a website URL, an email address, a phone number, a pre-formatted SMS message or just plain text to use as paper prints, DIY stickers, temporary tattoos or iron-on T-shirt transfers. (We used QRStuff for this).
Smore Spread the word with a flyer. You're looking at an example.
Prezi Make your presentations ZOOM! Say goodbye to PowerPoints!
Weebly Named one of TIME's 50 Best Websites, Weebly has an easy, drag & drop interface to create your own website. It's free, powerful, and professional.