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How to Get...and Stay Organized

Sometimes we get so busy teaching that we forget how important it is to stay organized. If we aren't careful all of the clutter can get out of control. This collection is full of ideas to help you get and stay organized in both the physical world and online.
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How to Get...and Stay Organized
  • Beth Still says:
    It never fails. At the moment we need to find the perfect video that we previewed on YouTube last week we cannot locate it. As the minutes drag on, our audience begins to lose interest. You can avoid this by creating playlists on YouTube. Playlists are stored in the cloud which means you will have access to them as long as you have access to the internet.
  • blog.gradeable.com
    blog.gradeable.com

    6 Great Resources for (Digital) Organization in your Classroom

    3 minute read
    Beth Still says:
    Sometimes less is better. Too many ideas can leave us feeling very overwhelmed. This is a short list of resources, but they are all great! This article includes ideas for how teachers have used some of the apps that are mentioned.
  • goodhousekeeping.com
    goodhousekeeping.com

    9 Smart Habits to Steal from Super-Organized Teachers

    4 minute read
    Beth Still says:
    Let's be honest. We all want to be organized, but sometimes we just don't know where to begin. This list of 9 ideas will help you get organized so you can focus your attention on your students!
  • scholastic.com
    scholastic.com

    Digital Organization Tips and Tricks

    5 minute read
    Beth Still says:
    Working in a digital environment has special challenges. This article has some fantastic tips for organizing websites and making them more accessible to students as well as advice for how to help students manage their passwords. Tired of dealing with dead devices? There are also some ideas for how to create a space for charging devices in your classroom.
  • scholastic.com
    scholastic.com

    100 Classroom Organizing Tricks

    8 minute read
    Beth Still says:
    This list is full of ideas for upcycling old materials, saving time, organizing tools, and taming paperwork. My favorite is tip #31 because fluorescent lights tend to give me headaches. Not to mention rooms with incandescent lighting feel warmer.
  • Beth Still says:
    Angela Watson, a National Board Certified Teacher with 11 years of classroom experience, is an educational consultant and instructional coach based in Brooklyn, NY. In this blog post she shares some fantastic organizational tips that her readers have shared with her. Whether you are looking for ideas to organize papers or other things in your classroom, this post is sure to offer some inspiration!
  • edutopia.org
    edutopia.org

    8 Free Apps and Web Tools for Staying Organized in the New Year

    5 minute read
    Beth Still says:
    There are so many apps that will help you get organized, but this short list will really help you narrow your focus. The author gives great advice when she says to just pick one or two to start with. If you try to do more than that you might end up more frustrated than when you started.