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Helping children be organised


The ability to organise space, time and possessions is an important but often underestimated personal success and leadership skill. Personal organisation has been identified as an essential achievement skill for children and young people.   Some children are naturally well-organised. ‘A place for everything and everything in its place’ is their mantra even from a young age. These neatnicks can be a little compulsive but order and personal organization lead to greater personal effectiveness and efficiency.   Boys, in particular, need assistance with personal organisation. It just doesn’t come naturally. Give them a complex project and they flounder as they can’t naturally break it into neat chunks and manageable pieces. Give them a number of tasks to do and they will leave one out. Ask them to arrange a series of files and they will struggl...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)


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