Messy binders, missing assignments, failure to follow directions?Tween Publishing is on a mission to teach middle school students good work habits, time management and organizational skills. Tween’s curriculum responds to numerous studies indicating that organizational skills play a key role in middle school success. Tween’s resources have made it easy for middle schools to respond to the needs of their students by offering a fun and comprehensive curriculum for teaching good, basic work habits, time management and organizational skills.
A middle level study skills or college readiness program should always begin with organizational skills instruction. Messy binders, missing assignments, and failure to follow directions are the kinds of things that trip up middle level students, and can ultimately cause them to underachieve and disconnect. Once students have organizational practices and strategies in place, traditional study skills, such as outlining and memory techniques, are more likely to succeed. Study and organizational skills are key to college readiness.
‘The Middle School Student’s Guide to Ruling the World!’ has 16 chapters and fun activities to teach students in grades 5-8 practical skills and strategies for success in middle school. There are also 10 fun, supplementary audio podcasts available for download as well as a web-based Power Point application for use in the classroom.
Some of the skills taught in ‘The Middle School Student’s Guide to Ruling the World!’ include how to:
• organize a “Goof Proof Binder”
• survive a case of “PPD” (Personal Planner Disorder)
• design a workspace that rocks!
• sweat the small stuff (intro to grade averaging)
• successfully manage a group project
• uza cmptr 4 mor thn im’s
• follow the Rules of Rubric Road
• plan a long term project
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