Learning Focus

January 2021 | Focus: Organization

Let's Get Organized

For anyone who has ever spent time trying to convince a child that cleaning their room is a worthwhile experience, this month's Learning Focus is for you! KidsHealth says there are three steps necessary to accomplishing any goal: get organized, stay focused and “get it done.” When it comes to processing learning, studying new information, and managing the school workload, organization is key. For many children, being organized is a vital first step in becoming a successful student. Good organizational skills help children navigate the demands of learning both in and outside of the classroom. Hopefully, the tricks and tips found throughout this publication will make "managing it all" just a little bit easier!

QUICK ORGANIZATION IDEAS AND TIPS FOR STUDENTS OF ALL AGES

1. CREATE A DAILY CHECKLIST

2. PICK A FIXED ORGANIZATION TIME

3. LABEL, SEPARATE, AND IDENTIFY CLASS MATERIALS AND WORK

4. CLEAN OUT CLUTTER FROM BACKPACKS & FOLDERS DAILY

5. BAG UP MATERIALS NEEDED FOR HOMEWORK PROJECTS

How to Make a Portable Homework Station

Do It Yourself HOMEWORK CADDY