9 Secrets to a Super Effective School Planner

Children with ADHD who use school planners are more organized and earn higher grades. But only if they use them correctly. How to help your child make the most of this essential tool.

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Explain to your child when she should write in her planner, usually during transition points during the day: the time in each class to record assignments and due dates as they are announced—she can use “texting” language so she doesn’t fall behind—at the locker as your child packs up at the end of the day, at home to track the homework assignments she needs to do, and before bed, ensuring that all of her assignments are in her backpack.  
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