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Recorded MS
Life Skills
Organized for Success for Middle School

Organization and Habits combine to powerfully leverage a student’s time, consequently raising grades and lowering stress. Introduce your Middle School student to both with this 4-day course.

Total classes: 4

Prerequisite: None

Suggested grade level: 6th to 8th

Suggested credit: ⅓ semester credit


Students who “own” their own schedule make life better for themselves and others. By implementing solid systems of organization, while building good habits, students can better utilize their time. This improves their grades, as well as their relationships with others. Stress is reduced for both parent and student when good habits combine with a clear system. This course gives the resources and instruction for a Middle Schooler to seize this opportunity.


Day 1 ~ Assessing Your Schedule

Timing Activities

Class Times vs Study Blocks

Other Activities

Spreadsheet Basics

Day 2 ~ Setting Up Your Calendar

Life Balance

Color Coding

Normal vs Anomalies

Digital Calendar Basics

Day 3 ~ Tracking Your Assignments/Tasks

Minding Requirements

Checking Grades

Self Discipline & Self Control

Day 4 ~ Maintaining Your System

It all depends on YOU

Daily Maintenance

Weekly Updates

Semester Change-Overs

Materials and Homework

Course Materials:

Book: Learning to Learn: Strengthening Study Skills & Brain Power by Gloria Frender, ISBN-13: 978-0865306073 (revised edition, https://amzn.to/3rSJd57) OR ISBN-13: 978-1629500003 (the earlier edition)

This book is a supplement to this course and only certain portions will be assigned, yet utilizing other parts of this book is highly recommended prior/post this course.

Online: Google Resources: Access to a Google Account.

Note: This can/should be shared with a parent.

Google Calendar is utilized as a resource. Other digital calendars can be used by students, but the instructions/examples will reference Google Calendar. A Google Sheet Template will be available to registered students.

Homework: Students should plan around 1 to 2 hours per day outside of class to review materials.

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