Organizational Skills for Students

Organizational Skills for Students

Author: Gabriel Pacheco

7.1.1. Standard 1: Students will acquire the attitudes, knowledge and skills that contribute to effective learning in school and across the life span. Examples of student competencies associated with this standard may include, but are not limited to:

b. Students will display a positive interest in learning.

e. Students will identify attitudes and behaviors that lead to successful learning.

7.1.2. Standard 2: Students will complete school with the academic preparation essential to
choose from a wide range of substantial post-secondary options, including college. Examples of
student competencies associated with this standard may include, but are not limited to:

c. Students will apply the study skills necessary for academic success at each level.

g. Students will become self-directed and independent learners

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How to be an Organized Student

This tutorial will educate students on how to be better at organizing their school materials. Sometimes it can be difficult to organize school materials in addition to all the responsibilities that come with being a teenager/student. By reading the material presented in this tutorial and reviewing the video clips, you will be well on your way to becoming more efficient at organizing your daily life. There are three steps to this tutorial, followed by a short quiz to test your ability to comprehend and apply the knowledge you gained from this source.

Step One - go to http://kidshealth.org/teen/school_jobs/school/focused.html# and read through the article "Organizing Schoolwork and Assignments". Be sure to click the continue image at the bottom of each page (5 in total) of the article.

Step Two - watch the YouTube clip "How to Get Organized For School," provided on this page

Step Three - watch the YouTube clip "How to Organize Your Backpack," provided on this page

After completing steps 1-3 take the multiple choice quiz that is on the right side of this page. Lastly make sure to write a typed one page response paper which answers the following question: How can I apply the information I learned in this tutorial to improve how I organize my school materials? Good luck and become a better organized student!