9 Tips for Using a School Planner Successfully

Children with ADHD who use a planner are more organized and earn higher grades. Here’s how to help your child use this essential tool for school.

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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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