The famous actor and director, Woody Allen, once said, "Eighty percent of success is showing up." I would amend that slightly: Eighty percent of school success is showing up AND staying organized.
I've taught many students over the years who struggled fiercely in school. Those who were organized managed to stay afloat and achieve success. On the other hand, I've worked with tremendously gifted students for whom learning came easy, but their grades did not reflect their true abilities. They stumbled because their poor organizational skills impacted them in each and every subject area.
Read on for 4 tips to set the stage for an organized school year.
Get Your Child Organized for School Success
What You Can Do to Help Your Kids
The Transition Years
Entering Middle and High School
Do you have a student who
will be starting middle or high
school this year? Be sure to watch these short but
Transition to High School
Transition to Middle
Educational consultant and award-winning author Ann
Dolin speaks extensively on
education and parenting
related issues throughout the
DC Metro area.
If your school is interested in scheduling a workshop for parents, please visit Ann's website.
For a flyer with a full list of topics, click HERE.