Let's get organized for the fall semester! You might be thinking, "Why do I need to start thinking about getting organized now? It's August!" Well, I want to help you get organized now so you can start immediately. Let's hit the ground running with these first three organization tips. So, channel your inner Amy from Brooklyn 99, and let's get organized!
So, what can I do this August to help me organize this fall?
Use a digital calendar to schedule your courses and coursework.
Think google calendar or office 365
Buy digital student teacher agenda
Buy digital future teacher agenda
Schedule where/when/ what each class is and how long it takes to travel to class.
Schedule buffer time for travel from place to place.
Color code your schedule.
Look through syllabi and order books for classes. Check out Amazon textbook rental
Check out Amazon textbook rental
Look through groups online that might have used textbooks
Check out your college/university bookstore
Make sure you have the correct edition.
Write into your schedule time for meals and self-care.
Schedule time for meals with friends
Self-care is also important - journaling, walking, exercising, and making time for yourself!
Resources mentioned in the show
August 31 day get organized challenge - A new challenge each day for August to get you ready for the fall semester.
I want to help you get organized with these digital downloads ready and done for you. Download and edit the following digital agendas in Kami or your PDF editor of choice. If printing is your style, you can print these pages and use them that way too!
Buy digital student-teacher agenda: We combined organization and time management by providing a variety of forms to document rosters, student grades, seating charts, and so much more! We also included areas for goal setting and reflection throughout the academic year. The following pages include:
student teaching checklist
the cooperating teacher and university supervisor's contact info
class roster pages
class schedule pages: Monday-Sunday
lesson plan templates
forms and documents cover page
materials and resources cover page
classroom procedures and policy reflection pages
standards cover page
weekly reflections: weekly prompt, log, and notes page for 14 weeks of student teaching
professional development log
Remember you have the edumagic in YOU!