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December 12, 2020

Peeking Around the Bend Into. . . 2021!

Y’all, it took me a LONG TIME this year to hang my beloved annual wall calendar. In the Before Times, I would’ve hung this baby up by July so I could start peering into the next calendar year. I would have been planning my travel schedule, my…

September 23, 2020

More Together Students: Weekly Worksheets for Your Class!

Well, based on your love for Chrystie’s kids, we thought another Together Student post was in order. We came across this student-facing Weekly Worksheet from the folks at Gem Innovation Prep in Idaho, and we LOVE IT. Sonya L., their Director…

March 28, 2018

Keep it Simple: Ana’s Minimalist Planner

There’s a recent emergence of what I’m calling “prompted planners.”  By prompted planners, I mean planners with built-in reflection questions. I’ve documented my love for them here, here, and here. And for you Do-It-Your-Self-ers,…

September 26, 2017

Reader Mailbag: How to Be A Together Grad School Student

Here’s a great question that recently landed in the mailbag from Mekia L., a principal with KIPP DC, who had just started grad school! I know many of you are in the same boat! What a great question, Mekia! I already know you are rocking out…

September 19, 2017

The Panda Planner: From What-er to When-er!

During a summer training for Public Prep at the Riverside Church in Harlem, I finally spotted a Panda Planner. I’ve been meaning to write about these foreeevvvvvvver. Anoop, a middle school science teacher, was kind enough to open his pages and…

July 28, 2017

Braxton’s Unplanned Meeting Notes Template

On my recent trip to Mississippi, Braxton S., a high school principal, showed off his Together System. Yowsa, look at that fancy Weekly Worksheet on the front page! More to come on this baby later. Braxton and his Together System! For now, I…

November 29, 2016

Bullet Journals as Together Tools!

I’ve been watching with curiosity as the Bullet Journal trend explodes across my Instagram feed (seriously, try #bujo). I’m wondering how these “analog systems for the digital age” translate to a school environment. Thankfully, I bumped…

August 12, 2016

Product Review: BestSelf Journal

As much as we love digital products here in Togetherland, we are also huge fans of various paper methods of organizing; see here, here, and here. So imagine my curiosity when I saw this nifty BestSelf Journal on Evan S.’s desk in New Orleans…

August 18, 2015

Revenge of the Analog: Passion Planner Review

Did anyone read this New Yorker article on the revenge and resurgence of analog tools? I remain Switzerland in the paper vs. digital debate, though I will still go on record to say that printing your digital tools is a good workaround to meet in the…

February 25, 2015

The Epic Battle: Calendar Versus To-Do List

I’ve been grappling with this issue for quite some time. In the battle between your Calendar and your To-Do list, who wins? Gurus like David Allen usually land in the “list camp,” whereas folks from the “calendar camp,” like Stephen…

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