Posts filed under: Student Planners

If I took the job as a principal today, this is the tool I would want in place tomorrow for every student....
The subject of the December 1 #ALedchat was "Organization Made Easy." One of the questions we discussed was: "How do you teach students to get organized?" Here are some of the responses and the commentary I would like to...
I have participated in professional discussion groups for many years. I have found it to be a good way to share best practice with people I would never have the opportunity to meet in person.  The exchange of ideas is...
During the past week, I presented to two groups. One group was located more than a 1,000 miles away. The other was less than 20. One group was comprised of school leaders. The other was school students. What they both had...
Experienced teachers will tell us that school success and intelligence do not always go hand-in-hand. Often, very bright young people don’t remember to do assignments, lose their work, and spend inordinate amounts of time frantically looking for things on a...
Talking with elementary students after a workshop on student planners. A child’s to-do listvia Carissa GoodNCrazy While we see examples of successful adults who did not experience much success in their formative years, those stories are the exception rather than the rule....
Foyer at Raymond L. Young Good organization pays off at any age. It starts with developing the habit of writing down the things you have to do, and having one tool that holds everything you write. That was the message...
A number of years ago, I composed an article for a parent newsletter entitle “Managing School the Easy Way” when I was serving as principal at Graham Elementary School. I am breaking that article down into 5 relative short posts,...
I participate in several time management/personal productivity discussion groups. The exchange of ideas healthy and even when disagreement arises, I think we all come away a little smarter. One of the things about these groups is that you never know...
Experienced teachers will tell us that school success and intelligence do not always go hand-in-hand. Often, very bright young people don’t remember to do assignments, lose their work, and spend inordinate amounts of time frantically looking for things in a...