Getting prepared for the upcoming school year can be a complicated
task that involves gathering school supplies, connecting with new teachers and
administrators, establishing individual needs, creating house rules and
routines, coordinating nutritious meals and snacks, and arranging any needed
accommodations. To help with the process, I have created the following
them home each day.
textbooks for use at home. If
not, you can usually find used copies on the internet.
email or note.
arrangements to meet with the teacher so that you can review strategies that
have worked in the past.
students need free time.
a two-month calendar. Schedule
major family plans, activities and appointment for each family member in a
non-school related work.
processed, prepackaged foods and mixes. Consider
options like fresh eggs, yogurt with fruit, and gluten free organic bread.
snacks like fresh fruit, cut veggies, nut butter, and dried fruit, nuts and
select unsweetened, preservative free nuts, seeds, dried fruit that your child
likes and make snack bags. I love to get all my snack food from Tierra Farm.
individual needs of your child.
as their needed accommodations for the teachers.
skills and acquiring other helpful learning materials, consider purchasing Planning
TimeManagement and Organization for Success.
This digital download offers methods and handouts that guide and support
students in the areas of learning strategies, time management, planning and organization. It
includes questionnaires, agendas, checklists, as well as graphic
organizers. You will also find handouts and advice for reading,
math, memory, setting priorities, motivation and incentives programs. These tools were
created over a ten-year period for my private practice, and the materials
accommodate learners of all ages from elementary to college. What’s
more, I offer a free
sample assessment from
the publication too, as well as a free
video on executive