Home-Organizer Hal - Organization

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Home Organizer Hal is the eighth of the stories from Powerful You (grades 2-adult). Hal encourages time-management, organizational and study skills (ASCA Behavior - Learning Strategy Skill Standard 3). Hal also fosters high standards of quality (ASCA - Learning Strategy 6). 

Chalkboard Quotes

Tidy desk = Tidy mind. | Tidy book bag = Tidy mind. | Tidy bedroom = Tidy mind

Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up. - A. A. Milne

Good order is the foundation of all things. -Edmund Burke

Clutter is not just physical stuff, it’s old ideas, toxic relationships, and bad habits. Clutter is anything that does not support your better self. -Eleanor Brown

Clutter is not only the stuff on your floor, but what gets in the way of you and the life you want to be living. -Peter Walsh

You can’t reach for anything new if your hands are still full of yesterdays junk. -Louise Smith

A year from now you may with you had started today. -Karen Lamb

A good system shorten the road to the goal. -Orison Swett Marden

For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned. - Benjamin Franklin

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan. Eleanor Roosevelt

Video: Home Organizer Hal’s video on organization


Powerful You Intermediate Instructions

20-25 minutes per week for each of the 26 social skills lessons

1.    Breathe and Stretch before every lesson.  Feel the benefits in YOUR body and mind.  Kids love the breathing ball

2.   Read the true short story from the 8.5 x 11 Powerful You Educator Cards and watch connection radiate in your class.

3.    Stand tall and practice positive self-talk.

4.   Open the lines of communication by allowing children turn & talk time with each journaling question from the Powerful You Educator Card. (use transition chime to move through questions quickly)

5.   Display the Classroom Social Skills Sign.  Leave a classroom footprint of emotional wellness. 

6.   Use the Powerful You Book for positive quotes and additional activities that correspond to each A-Z lesson. Add your ideas to this resource book.  You are more powerful than you know!  

7.   Purchase The Powerful You Educator Kit . (Includes all resources for grades 3 and up)

GRADES 3-6rebecca wells