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3 Types of Homework Station Set-Ups:
Zoned Homework Station Set-Up:
This zone focuses on all those school supplies your child(ren) need. Having these items in separate containers but in the same location will increase the likelihood your child(ren) will replace the items they use. Several different types of containers can be used to store these items such as:
This zone focuses solely on homework papers. As much as there is parent paperwork from your child(ren), they have more paperwork than you do, upcoming assignments, workbooks, study guides, etc. Having a place to organize these is very important.
This zone focuses on all the paper you child(ren) need while in school. Having a central place to store this where your child(ren) can access it is an easy way to make them more self-sufficient.
Parent Document Organization:
There is a lot of paperwork involved with school and having a central location to organize it is important. The key to any of these organizational tools is to check them daily, weekly, & monthly to attend to any matters & clear out old items. There are many ways you can do this:
Events & Deadlines:
Every school year there are hundreds of events parents must attend, organizing yours & your child(ren)s time is imperative.
Using a task list is a visual reminder of things that need to be done every day. Most commonly used task-list items for children include:
Create a Simple, Easy-to-Use Afterschool Checklist:
Happy New School Year & Good Luck!