What Does 'Academic Organizing' Mean?
Academic organizing is different from residential and small business organizing because the work is tailored to school-aged students and aims to improve academic and personal well-being through deliberate and focused coaching in various areas pertaining to student success, including:
Time management skill-building (scheduling, setting up routines, planning, prioritizing, & self-monitoring skill-building)
Goal-setting & monitoring
List making strategies
Study habit guidance
Family communication hub set up & organization
Google Drive & Microsoft Word File Organization
School Supply organization
Room, desk & study space set up & organization
Physical paper digitization & cataloging
Why Do You Offer This?
I was a teacher for 10 years and saw year after year how employable organizational strategies, or the lack thereof, impacted student success. This was evident in stress levels, personal enjoyment in the learning process, achievement & performance, self-confidence & self-efficacy.
Students need to be explicitly taught how to organize their spaces, their things, and their thinking in order to experience fulfillment & growth as individuals. As a Professional Organizer & Academic Organizing Coach, I am able to take my experience in 21st-century classrooms & work one-on-one with students to set them up to be more confident, calm, & in control.
Who Do You Work With?
Students enrolled in public, private, and home-school settings ages 11-20 (grades 6-sophomore year of college).
How Do Sessions Work?
1- The process begins with clients completing student & parent surveys. The feedback from those surveys inform the path our work will take.
2- One-hour customized sessions are held either at the student's home or a nearby library on an appointed day & time (weekdays after school and weekend appointments available). Sessions can be held once a week or once every other week, depending on the type of work we're doing.
3- Progress & growth is monitored as sessions continue.
Parents receive regular feedback notes.