Small Resource, Big Impact: Start the Year Off with Intention

In this age of Google calendar, Trello, and myriad other digital ways to keep organized, there is one simple way to stay on top of your tasks and goals - a paper planner. 

"There are both concrete and intangible benefits of using a paper planner," according to a recent article in The New York Times. "Physically writing out the way [you] want to organize the day brings a sense of ownership and responsibility that [you] never feel from typing it into a laptop or telling Siri to handle it. It’s a tangible manifestation of your goals you can hold in your hands, which adds permanence and accountability."

For the Jewish educational professional, try the slim The Teacher Planner: Calendars, Tools, and Templates for the Purposeful Jewish Educator. What professional goals are you carrying with you into the school year? What steps do you need to take to allow your students, your classroom, and yourself the best chance of success? This paper planner helps you track your goals, pencil out thoughtful ways to get there, and track your progress. In addition, it also includes lesson planner forms, student rosters, assessment checkpoints, and more.

Educators at schools in New York, New Jersey, Florida, and Maryland have purchased The Teacher Planner as a welcome gift for all their teachers to start the new year. 

Click here to download a free goal planner as a sample.

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