September 15, 2015 schoolpsych.com No comments exist

Guest Post By Dan Florell, Ph.D. – They seem to be almost everywhere. People wearing those thick black bands or blocky looking watches. The fitness band has caught on as more people are trying to be aware of how much they move in a given day and what quality of sleep they are getting.  …

August 28, 2015 schoolpsych.com No comments exist

Guest Post By Dan Florell, Ph.D.   “I can’t make that time. How about 3:00pm?” reads the e-mail. This is the latest in a long line of e-mail correspondence that had gone back and forth between the school psychologist and various teachers as they try to schedule a meeting.   This does not have to…

August 5, 2015 schoolpsych.com No comments exist

Guest Post By Dan Florell, Ph.D. – One of the issues I frequently run into while writing a report is transferring a graph or table from one program into a report I am writing in Microsoft Word. Occasionally this can be done on PCs with a simple right click and copy and pasting it into…

July 8, 2015 schoolpsych.com No comments exist

In general, school psychologists love their job, but if you were to ask school psychologists what their least favorite part of the job was, it would probably be a two-way tie between report writing and paperwork. Fortunately, there is not only tutorials on how to save time on report writing, but also how to save…

July 3, 2015 schoolpsych.com 6 comments

Fall 2012 – Inspiration I didn’t truly understand how busy school psychologists were until practicum year of graduate school in the Boston Public Schools.  Nonetheless, my supervisor who was swarmed with evaluations, still made time for additional (not mandatory) parts of the job such as counseling, prevention, and consultation.  In order to do this came a heavy…

May 14, 2015 schoolpsych.com No comments exist

Every school psychologist knows the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) website, but you might not know the breadth of resources it offers.  As a State President, I’ve had the luxury of working closely with many NASP personnel and am extremely impressed at how much support and resources they offer school psychologists in various ways.  What’s really…

May 10, 2015 schoolpsych.com No comments exist

As school psychologists, our job is never the same. One minute, you’re monotonously report writing, the next minute, you’re trying to explain to a student that throwing chairs at the wall is not really the best calming-down technique. Good news is, we’re right there with you. School psychologists are having conversations on a global scale…

May 8, 2015 schoolpsych.com 1 comment

Hello school psychologists and educators worldwide!   I’m a nationally certified school psychologist and the President of the Nevada Association of School Psychologists.  What if you could cut the number of hours you spend on reports in half? What if there was a cost efficient way to reach students through technology in the classroom?  Over the…