Learn how you and your students can work with, not against, your natural organizing inclinations in our Organizing by STYLE series.
In organizing, as in life, one size does not fit all. Here’s a guide to choosing storage systems for school supplies that fit your students’ styles.
By Lisa Lawmaster Hess
Years ago, I was given the gift of a fresh start in the guise of moving to a smaller office. I was grumpy at first, but, after a little reading, a lot of thinking and many boxes, bins and crates, my change in location led to a change in attitude. I saw moving as an opportunity to do things differently and Organizing by STYLE was born. Armed with silly, kid-friendly names for the styles, I brought my particular take on organization into the classroom. With a playful, non-judgmental approach from me and much trust from my students, a typically boring topic turned into one kids could get excited about.
Here are 5 tips to help you stay organized during back-to-school chaos.