This is one of the single most Googled photos in my entire Flickr.com stream, particularly around the start of the school year.
It seems that a lot of people look for advice about how to organize their lockers better, and mine is among the most commonly found pieces of advice. Who knew?
I think the most important things to remember about your locker is how critical it is to have your schedule posted inside your locker door, and to have it highlighted at the places in your day when you can afford to visit it. Knowing WHEN you can visit your locker is vital: if you have 2+ classes in a row when there isn’t enough time to get to your locker, it doesn’t matter how well organized your locker is. You won’t have access to the stuff you left behind. So an organized locker goes hand-in-hand with an organized book bag and an organized desk at home. Can’t have one without the other two, and still be a successful student.
Really, the key to good organization is a good awareness of what time you really have, and how best to spend it on successful projects.