Have you noticed that local stores have started stocking back-to-school supplies? Sure, it’s late July and you’re not quite ready for summer to end, but it pays to prepare early. That way, you can make sure you and your child are off to a smooth start when the school year arrives.
This year, consider adding some useful yet unusual school supplies to your list. Below, you can find a breakdown of fundamental items as well as some unconventional ones.
If you are a new Learning Coach and not sure where to begin, remember that your family will receive certain supplies from Connections Academy. These materials may include textbooks, other course materials, headphones, or loaner computers and vary from school to school.
As each new school year approaches, your family has to restock the essentials. But before you start shopping, go through last year’s supplies and cross off the materials you have from your list. If you don’t have a list, then see if your school or teacher provides one. You can also find general lists online or in department stores. Remember to jot down important details, such as brand, quantity, or size.
Below is a list of some of the basic school supplies you’ll need.
Paper and paper accessories – Lined notebook paper and notebooks, computer paper, doodling paper, index cards, Post-it® Notes, and three-ring binders.
Writing instruments – Ballpoint pens and #2 pencils.
Tools – A ruler, pencil sharpener, stapler, tape dispenser, three-hole punch, ...