Chaos No More Part 1
I plan to address my students’ problems with organization which is causing them to lose assignments and notes and is affecting their learning and potentially their future successes. I plan to help them become more organized. I want to introduce them to a smart notebook called a Rocketbook. I want them to know why I felt like this was the best choice of organizational resources to help them become more organized. I will explain that they do not have to keep up with multiple notebooks for each class anymore, and how using an online file storage system will do the organizing and storing of assignments and notes for them. Eventually, I hope to implement this with other grade level IEP students. The students will be using only this one notebook for all classes. This one notebook will replace the need for any other notebooks. The smart notebook is reusable and has a built-in file system. If a student needs a page from their notebook to study or turn in, they can print it out in a moment’s notice. There are many benefits that will come as a result of my students using the smart notebook. They will start learning organizational skills. They will be given credit for their hard work because they haven’t lost it. Parents will no longer have to spend the money buying so much paper, much of which the students waste. I can use these same notebooks with many future students and help them be more successful as a result of being more organized. Upon completion of this strategy, thirty-two students with IEPs will be impacted.
Chaos No More Part 2
I plan to address my students’ problems with confidence which is affecting their grades, their participation in activities, and their overall success. I plan to help them become more confident students. I want them to first know what their strengths are, as well as opportunities they have to use those strengths. Next, I want my students to have mastered the use of their Rocketbook Everlast Reusable Smart notebooks. Once they have this organizational resource mastered, my students will train the fourth and fifth grade students with IEPs on how important it is to be organized, how being more organized has helped them, and how to use the smart notebook. Once those students have been trained, my students will give each fourth and fifth grade IEP student a smart notebook to use in their own classes. Each of my students will get the chance to train at least one student. Some will get to train more. The data I collect should show results quickly. I will keep track of how many times per week my students raise their hands to ask questions in class, to answer a question in class, or join a club, group, or after school activity. I expect to see results within two to three weeks. Upon completion of this strategy, seventy students with IEPs will be impacted. I am hopeful to see an increase in organization and confidence from all IEP students in the fourth through eighth grades, and a decrease in lost assignments, resulting in increased grades, increased participation in activities, and chances of future success.