Getting Students Ready For Class

Tuesday, August 11th 2009, 10:32 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, OK -- Tulsa Child Development Specialist Dr. Julie Powell Thomas offers some helpful tips to get your children ready to head by to class using the word SCHOOL.

S- Set a schedule of bedtimes, homework times and wake-up times and follow it.

C- Color code your children' notebooks and book covers to match for each subject.

H- Have an identified homework set up with extra school supplies.

O- Organize backpacks, lunches, school notes, etc in a central area, preferably near where kids enter and leave the house.

O- Offer incentives like special weekend privileges for kids who do a good job following the school plan and schedule.

L- Limit screen time on school nights to no more than two hours and after the completion of homework and other responsibilities.

Dr. Julie Powell Thomas is connected with Tulsa Developmental Pediatrics and Center For Family Psychology. 

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