As it gets closer to the beginning of school, many of us might be hanging on tight-fisted to the waning summer vacation. The desire to keep stretch the summer might make it difficult to begin planning for the new school year and all of the busy-ness that comes with the transition.
I've been writing articles and blog posts about "Homework" all summer long; but I'm wondering how much interest there is right NOW!–when homework isn't an issue, yet. When the school year begins, you might want to catch up on articles and blog posts you don't have time to read right now. B ecause I come across sooooo many websites and articles I want to revisit, I've created a system to "remember" where to look.
ecause I come across sooooo many websites and articles I want to revisit, I've created a system to "remember" where to look.
Keeping a list of hot sites to get back to (when there is time)
Here's a strategy I use: I create a Word Document & save it to my "desktop" so I can find it and use it easily. I name it "Stuff to Read". In that document I've created a table with two (2) columns and many rows. The first column is narrow enough to just type in a date; the other spans the rest of the page (so url's will fit in it).
This is what my table looks like:
Info comes and disappears soooo fast on blogs, twitter and the internet. This is my way to avoid missing a good thing when I'm rushed. Then, when I have time I can review the list and pick-and-choose to read my leisure (like parents have "leisure", EVER!). Try it out J