Posts tagged with ‘organizing’

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The Organizing Tutor’s Favorite Pins of 2015

by Kathy Jenkins
Favorite Pins of 2015

      The Subject Sleve The Subject Sleeve is a tough, clear, vinyl pouch perfect for holding a spiral notebook or 3-ring binder, homework folder, and most textbooks. Because of the clear design, students can easily locate and grab a single subject out of their locker or backpack.     Get Your Gear Cards […]

Planning a Family Feast… Everyday

by Kathy Jenkins

Planning large family meals will be even a bit more time consuming this next couple months than usual.  So, to help with the mission of getting you organized and making homemade meals easier, I suggest the Gatheredtable app! HOW DOES IT WORK? Tell us what you like to eat Get weekly meal plans in your […]

Making the Best of a Parent-Teacher Conference

by Kathy Jenkins

Do you ever feel like going to a parent-teacher conference is a bit like being called to the principal’s office when you were in school?  Well, we have a couple of tips for you to make future conferences productive and pleasant: Don’t play the defensive side. Most likely, if there was a problem strong enough […]

Planning Smart School Projects

by Kathy Jenkins
What is the best way to plan and execute a successful project? Let The Organizing Tutor help you!

A major struggle for middle and high school students these days is time management. You begin with a disadvantage – the part of your brain that controls executive function, which directs organization, time management and project planning, is not fully developed. You are then bombarded with so many choices for how to spend your time: […]

Join Us for September’s NAPO Webinar

by Kathy Jenkins

Did you know that people are more successful and happy when they receive and work in their preferred?  They do!  So, we have designed a course especially for advanced-level organizers.  This course will build your awareness of some of the most promising studies exploring how we think, process information, and what stimulates our comprehension and […]

What are Grades Good For?

by Kathy Jenkins
Grades and being a successful student

Have you ever wondered why grades are given in school?  Although grades are documents of academic progress, grades span past a test or two.  Factors such as behavior, attendance, homework and cooperative (group) learning play a role in many of the grades that come home on the report card.  I would like to make a […]

Getting Schooled

by Kathy Jenkins
Tips for getting ready to go back to school

Preparing to go back-to-school can war you out… and it just sneaks up on you!  So, here are a few tips to get you headed in the right direction! Get up! The first thing you need to do to go back to school is to wake up!  Especially if you had a summer of late […]

Succeeding in High School

by Kathy Jenkins
to succeed in high school, students will reach their full potential using organizational skills.

High school can be a very stressful and challenging environment.  I can’t think of many other things that reduce frustration as being organized.  Enjoying time management and organization isn’t natural or appreciated for many students.  But, to succeed in high school, students will reach their full potential using organizational skills. “Just because a child is […]

Bring Your Ideas to Life with Boximize or Say “Goodbye” to Messy

by Kathy Jenkins
Do your notes and to-do lists get out of control? Here is a great way to get all your post-its and slips of paper into one place...

“If you are looking for a slick app that can keep all your notes organized through a database system, then Boximize is the app for you.” Chirstine Chan, AppAdvice Do your notes and to-do lists get out of control?  Here is a great way to get all your post-its and slips of paper into one place (and even […]

When Should I Begin Planning for College?

by Kathy Jenkins
To get organized for a college career, the earlier you can begin, the better. Starting the process the freshman year is the best roadmap to open the door to a world of opportunity!

To get organized for a college career, the earlier you can begin, the better.  Starting the process the freshman year is the best road map to open the door to a world of opportunity!  Download The Organizing Tutor Roadmap to College Guide:  it includes a time line, checklists and printables to help you and your […]