For this week's What's Workin' Wednesday (I know it's a day late, but who was gonna read about organization on Halloween), I thought I'd talk a little bit about organization. I love being organized......I'm a logical-mathematical person so I guess it just comes with the territory.
Anyhow, although I super heart organization, in my classroom, I have the bad habit of putting papers everywhere and just letting things pile up. This summer I decided to do something about that, so after a little blog hopping, I stumbled on this post from Kristen at Ladybug Teacher Files on daily materials organization.
I fell in love instantly! I went out and bought the same box from Staples and used some hanging file folders I had. Kristen even has the label on her blog that you can print for free!
Like her, I kept mine color coded, so each day has a color.
I labeled my tabs Science/Social Studies, Spelling, Language Arts, Math, and Homework (instead of homework, Friday has a tab labeled Next Week).
This has been a lifesaver for me! I'm blessed to have a Room Mom who can copy anything in a flash, so now I have a place to put it all. It's also made it easier for my sub plans, because everything is in one place!
This is a system that is definitely working for me! How do you organize your daily materials.....what's working for you?