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The Organized Student: Teaching Children the Skills for Success in School and beyond

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A must-read for parents, andlt;I andgt;The Organized Studentandlt;/Iandgt; contains hands-on strategies for teaching your disorganized child how to organize for success in middle school and high school, with special tips for kids with ADD/ADHD and learning disorders.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;The overstuffed backpack, the missing homework, the unused planner, the test he didnand#8217;t know about. Sound familiar? When the disorganized child meets the departmentalized structure of middle school, everything can fall apart. Even the academically successful child will start to falter if she misses deadlines, loses textbooks, or canand#8217;t get to class on time. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;This practical book is full of hands-on strategies for helping parents identify and teach organizational skills. Educational consultant Donna Goldberg has developed these methods by working with hundreds of students and in this book she provides: andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#183; Assessments to gather information about your childand#8217;s learning style, study habits, and school requirements andlt;BRandgt;and#183; Guidelines for taming that overstuffed binder and keeping it under control andlt;BRandgt;and#183; PACKand#8212;a four-step plan for purging and reassembling a backpack or locker andlt;BRandgt;and#183; Instructions for organizing an at-home work space for the child who studies at a desk or the child who studies all over the house andlt;BRandgt;and#183; Ways to help your child graduate from telling time to managing time andlt;BRandgt;and#183; Special tips for kids with learning disabilities and kids who have two homes...and moreandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;The Organized Student is a must for any parent who has heard the words, and#8220;I canand#8217;t find my homework!and#8221;

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Overstuffed backpacks, missing homework, the unused planner, the test he didn't know about. Sound familiar? Goldberg, an expert whose been organizing kids for 15 years, shows parents how to teach their own children to organize for themselves.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Donna Goldbergandlt;/Bandgt; founded the Organized Student, a consulting firm based in New York City, in 1990. andlt;Bandgt;Jennifer Zwiebelandlt;/Bandgt; joined the Organized Student in 2002. Both authors live in New York City.andlt;Bandgt;Donna Goldbergandlt;/Bandgt; founded the Organized Student, a consulting firm based in New York City, in 1990. andlt;Bandgt;Jennifer Zwiebelandlt;/Bandgt; joined the Organized Student in 2002. Both authors live in New York City.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Understanding the Organized Student

Chapter 2: Getting Started: The Journey Ahead

Chapter 3: Lessons from the Black Hole: The Locker and the Backpack

Chapter 4: Traveling Paper: The Binder-Based and Accordion File-Based System

Chapter 5: Where Paper Lives at Home: The Desktop Filing System

Chapter 6: Settling Down to Work: The Desk and the Portable Office

Chapter 7: Understanding Time Management: The Basics

Chapter 8: Making Time Work: The Planner

Chapter 9: Big-Picture Planning: Electronic, Monthly, and Household

Chapter 10: It's Not Over 'Til It's Over: The End-of-Year Wrap-up

Chapter 11: The Final Frontier: The Teenager's Bedroom

Chapter 12: Oh, Yes — Expect the Unexpected

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bethlby72, October 11, 2006 (view all comments by bethlby72)
This is a great book to help all students be organized. Even the ones that already appear orgainzed. It will help them for success in school and in life beyond
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780743270205
With:
Zwiebel, Jennifer
Publisher:
Fireside Books
With:
Zwiebel, Jennifer
Author:
Goldberg, Donna
Author:
Zwiebel, Jennifer
Author:
Donna Goldberg
Subject:
Home economics
Subject:
School Age
Subject:
Child Development
Subject:
Parenting - General
Subject:
General Family & Relationships
Subject:
Life Stages - School Age
Subject:
Family & Relationships : Parenting - General
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-General
Subject:
Parenting
Subject:
organize for school; school organization; student organization; teach students organization; parents organize; education; student; middle school; high school; organization ADD; organization ADHD; student ADD; student ADHD
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Publication Date:
June 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
25 b-w photos
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.12 in 11.76 oz

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