How to stay organized this school year
Turn the coming school year from a dreaded event to the beginning of a successful year! It all begins with getting organized. No more crumpled papers at the bottom of the backpack, forgotten assignments, or missed study sessions.
Wondering what you can do to help your student? Check out five ways you and your student can stay organized this school year!
1. Get a planner
Help your student learn how to keep track of homework assignments, dentist appointments and more with a planner. There are plenty of options to fit every style and preference. You can start out with something as simple as a blank notebook or spring for a more advanced setup.
2. Set goals for the school year
Get your student excited for the coming school year. Help them set up their goals for the year. They can be anything – Straight A’s, make the basketball team, learn to play the guitar. Create a list of big goals and break them down into smaller achievable steps.
3. Buy binders and folders for each subject
Don’t let a messy backpack get in the way of your student’s success this school year. Help your student stay organized with a folder for each subject. You can also opt for a binder with a section for each subject. This way all of your student’s work is organized in a single place.
4. Set up a daily routine for homework and projects
Having a routine will help your students develop the much needed skills for success. Have an afternoon routine for them after a long day at school. Make sure they fuel up with a healthy snack, have a set amount of time to focus on homework and studying, and give them time for fun or an extracurricular activity.
5. Plan out rewards for good grades
Go to the movies, visit a theme park, or get them that must-have item from their wishlist. One great strategy for keeping your student motivated to succeed this year is to provide them a reward to work towards.
After following these tips, your student will be on the path to success this school year. Help them keep track of everything they need for school – their backpack, lunchbox, keys, and more – with TrackR pixel and TrackR bravo. You can use the Family Sharing feature in the TrackR app to share your child’s tracked items with everyone in your family. Save 15% off all orders with promo code SCHOOL.
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Caitie Gonzalez is a Content Producer at TrackR. She rarely loses things like her keys or wallet, but can't imagine life without her phone. More often than not her phone is on silent so the Phone Finder feature is her favorite!
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