Digital organization tips

Does your desktop, browser, and drive look like a mess? Do you have a hard time finding what you need? Then you gotta listen to this episode of the podcast featuring Allie who shares her digital organization hacks. Allie is a 5th-grade math teacher who is obsessed with digital organization. You can find her over on Instagram: - there you can find her freebies and more information about her precious pup Frannie Lou!

Here are some tips from Allie

  • Create folders (or buckets) where your digital content belongs - think about organizing by activities, grade level, and subject area.

  • Major folders in school drive - data student-specific, assessments aligned to standards (question and answer prompt), class decor (reference charts, decor ideas), data folder, master copies, parent engagement, and seasonal. Within these major buckets are small folders more specific to strategies.

  • Don't download everything!

  • Purge your download folder once a week

  • Star folders as needed (current unit, lesson, or chapter)

  • Number our folders - essentials sorted A-Z by the name they go in order that you want them to go in.

  • Daily essentials tab on bookmarks (email, LMS, exit tickets, attendance trackers, frequently visited sites) - right-click open all folders.

  • Organize by classes and type of assignment/folder - start your teaching buckets with college course buckets.

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