Folders, Binders & Calendars — Oh, My!

How to Get and Stay Organized

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    Finding Things at School
    Organize the Locker
    Use these 6 tips to keep your child's locker from deteriorating into a dumpster or burial ground for lost homework. More...
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    In Middle School
    Help Your Teen Juggle More Responsibility
    Make planners mandatory. Establish a home paper station. And more ways to help your teen track her tasks and her time. More...
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    ADHD Tools to Try
    Gadgets Built for ADHD Kids
    A short list of easy-to-use products made to address common problem areas for ADHD students. More...
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    After School
    You Lost Your Homework Again?!?
    3 daily habits that will teach your child how to schedule and prioritize his daily homework assignments. More...
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    Just Do It (Now!)
    Fighting ADHD Procrastination
    14 secrets to getting ADHD students to study for tests and finish classwork now — not later! More...
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    Master Class
    Teaching Organization to Students
    Keep order at school and at home with these daily tricks for parents and teachers to make organization the rule, not an exception. More...
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    3 Quick Tips
    Keep School Supplies Handy
    Fill a cabinet and a tray with school supplies so they're always at your kid's fingertips. Then empty any extras out of the backpack once a week. More...
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    Calendars, Clocks and Color-Coding
    Time + Paper Management = Organization
    Keeping track of time and dates goes hand-in-hand with holding on to homework and assignments. More...
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    The Hidden Power of Accordion Folders
    School Organizational Truths
    How to fix the four biggest problem areas for ADHD kids. More...
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    Ask the ADHD Organization Expert
    How Can I Organize My Son's Backpack?
    "I've tried every organizer on the market, but my son still shoves everything in his backpack. Help!" Read the Expert Response...
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    Life Story
    "How I Got Organized in School"
    "Because I'm no longer overwhelmed with school, thanks to my ADHD coach, I'm getting better grades." More...
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    Organized Homework
    Preparing and Planning
    Teach these after-school organization tips to help your child schedule and prioritize daily homework. see more...
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    Life Story
    "How My Mom Helped Me Thrive"
    My mother worked hard to help me get more organized at school. Here are the three strategies she used. see more...
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    Turning to Tech
    Organization Apps — Just for Kids!
    If your kid spends half her day glued to her smartphone, try installing these ADHD-friendly apps to help her use that time wisely. Read more...
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    3 Procrastination Fixes
    "I'll Do It Later, Mom. I Promise!"
    Children with ADHD often all into a vicious cycle of procrastination. Here's how to get them in gear — without guilt. Read more...
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    Ask the Expert
    The Executive Function-ADHD Link
    There’s a lot of confusion around “executive function” — and how it relates to ADHD. Dr. Russell Barkley sets the record straight. Read more...
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    10 Steps to Independence
    The Executive Function Action Plan
    Parents, follow these 10 simple tips to boost all 7 executive functions — and help your child gain more independence. Read more...
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    Is He Time Blind?
    How to Help Your ADDer Understand Time
    12 tips for getting your ADHD kid to better comprehend time — and use it more efficiently. Read more...
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    Less Messy in 30 Days!
    Tired of Your Child's Outrageous Mess?
    Try this 30-day plan to get him organized -- and teach him skills that will last a lifetime. Read more...