Misc.

Notes 5.5 x 8.5 (Cornell want-ta-be)

This is somewhat like Cornell notes. It works for me.

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Usage advice: 

Word file, you can save it and then change it.

Paper size: 
Classic (5.5 x 8.5)
License: 
Creative Commons
Applications required: 
Open office, MS Word, Libre office
Language: 
English

American Sign Language Vocabulary Journal

American Sign Language Interpreters, and students of the language, often keep a vocabulary journal to document new signs learned or unusual use/interpretations. I've created an "index-style", 3 cards per page, 2 pages per sheet template in .pdf format.

Usage advice: 

Print, front and back, cut, punch and start increasing your ASL vocabulary! HS = handshape; PO = Position; LOC = Location; MM = Movement; NMS = Non Manual Signals

Paper size: 
Classic (5.5 x 8.5)
License: 
Creative Commons
Applications required: 
Adobe PDF
Language: 
English

Weekly sign-up, one year on a sheet

A year-long calendar on two pages with one blank line per week. The Thursdays calendar highlights that particular day of the week while the 2011 weekly sign-up is generic. You could simply print it and use a marker to highlight the appropriate day of the week.

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Usage advice: 

I'm using it as a sign-up sheet for a weekly co-op. But it could be used to keep track of anything that happens once a week. The link below takes you to a page where you can generate this kind of calendar for any dates you choose.

Paper size: 
Letter
License: 
Public Domain
Applications required: 
PDF reader or OpenOffice
Language: 
English

A5 Template of General Items

A5 simple design (as a PDF) for common items like a To Do, Waiting For, MoSCoW requirements, meeting notes and notes

Designed them for me to use - so enjoy if you find them handy :-)

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Usage advice: 

Laid out for double sided printing

Paper size: 
A5
License: 
Creative Commons
Applications required: 
PDF Reader
Language: 
NA

Homeschool Lesson Card

Based on the Teacher's Lesson Planner template by Alex Prouty. Provides more space to list materials and notes to help in planning your lessons, as well as some color for sorting.

This is my first template. I attempted a 1up & a 4up, as well as an OO version.

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Usage advice: 

Includes 9 different colors for the topmost header bar so you can organize by subject, child, day of the week, quarter, semester, and so on. Lesson box for the assignment and page numbers. Rounded square box can hold a sticker for completion or further organization, or write the date, week number, child's name, etc. Materials section is helpful for listing math manipulatives, library books, art supplies, science experiment materials, or other things you'll need to gather for your lesson.

You could use these as assignment cards for older children, in workboxes, planning file crate systems, etc.

Paper size: 
Index Card (3 x 5)
License: 
Creative Commons
Applications required: 
PDF Reader (Adobe); OpenOffice.org
Language: 
English

Weekly Planner Bookmark

This is a weekly planner that doubles as a bookmark for a journal or notebook. I carry a notebook around to keep track of ideas, thought processes, and other things I do at work. This bookmark planner allows me to keep track of my current page and provides a place to jot down To Do items or meeting reminders. The included PDF is much higher quality than the thumbnail.

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Usage advice: 

It's made to be printed on a letter sized sheet and folded into three equal sections. It has space to write To Do items or whatever else for each day of the work week (Monday-Friday). It can be re-folded and used 3 or 6 times depending on whether you print it front and back. It fits nicely in a 5 1/2 x 8 notebook.

Paper size: 
Letter
License: 
Creative Commons
Applications required: 
Any PDF Reader
Language: 
English

My very global mission statement

A mission statement.
Some phrases are taken out of the book "girlosophy" by Anthea Paul, I read when I was a high school-er, some ideas were taken out of "non violent communication" by Dr. Marshall B. Rosenberg. Some ideas were also taken out of "terapia del alma" by Graciela Peréz Martínez

The idea of writing out "my mission statement" was taken out of the very, well known book,
" 7 habits of success people" by Convey.

I of course tried to only write thing that I felt "personal" thing I thought I had to learn and remember

Usage advice: 

I fold a copy and it one a paste it on my planner, and I have another one stuck up on the inside of my closet.
-You need to see it every day, when you start your day, whenever you need a bit of direction, while planning, making decisions, you need some perspective on your "big picture".
It's so personal... whatever inspires you and makes you tick.

*Dear fellow D.I.Y user: Give feedback, if you want! :-)
I'm a complete newbie; I'm learning how this site works and criticism is by no means a problem.

Thank you

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Hablo castellano/español, sí prefieren que yo haga esta plantilla, en castellano pidan y lo intento traducir. Gracias.

Paper size: 
Classic (5.5 x 8.5)
License: 
Creative Commons
Applications required: 
adobe reader,
Language: 
English
Spanish

Wavy weeks

Month- or year-at-a-glance with days of the week following a sinusoidal curve. March-December 2010 on 12" square scrapbook-sized paper.
Created these pages to track baby milestones for a scrapbook but thought others might be interested in the "wavy weeks" (inspired by W. Bradford Paley's 2007 planner: http://wbpaley.com/brad/index.htm).

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Usage advice: 

You can generate your own "wavy weeks" string using the linked Google spreadsheet (just change the dates in the first worksheet). Or make your own spreadsheet with dates in the first column and fill the second column with this formula: =CONCATENATE(REPT(" ",(3-ABS(WEEKDAY(A1)-4))*2),(DAY(A1)))

Paper size: 
Other
License: 
Public Domain
Applications required: 
any PDF reader
Language: 
English

Happy Halloween, Remembering Your Family

Happy Halloween everyone. Welcome to the dark time of the year, when spirits roam, and pumpkins light our way. A time where we remember our ancestors in Day of the Dead celebrations and Remembrance meals. At this special time of the year, Jordan McGilvray tells us a tale of Jack and offers us a treat. So sit back, eat a slice of pumpkin pie, and enjoy this holiday.

Jack limped along the dirt track, grumbling to himself about the cost of every needful thing. He muttered about how cold his house was, that the peat was to hard to dig, and wood was to expensive. He grumbled about the children who stared in awe and fear as they looked at him. They made his life miserable when he went to the village, teasing him, mocking him, and calling him names. Jack stopped and thought for a minute. He did not really care for one other person in the whole planet. Sometimes this worried Jack. The town priest, who read scriptures, always said that you should love your neighbors, implying that everyone was a neighbor. "Bah," thought Jack, "I know I care nothing for anyone or anything, but that does not make me bad."