ARE YOU HELPING YOUR MIDDLE SCHOOLER DEVELOP STRONG ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS

Success in middle school requires organization. 

Answer the following questions yes or no to see if you’re helping with this.
  1. Do you encourage your child to write down all assignments in class?
  2. Do you provide logical spots at home for storing school supplies?
  3. Do you suggest that your child work on projects over time, not at the last minute?
  4. Do you make sure your child isn’t overloaded with too many activities?
  5. Do you help your child stick to a daily homework routine?
How did you do?  Each yes answer shows that you’re helping your child stay organized.  For each no answer, consider using that idea from the quiz to change your answer to yes.



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