Back to School 2017

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Our Annual School Supply Picks

By: Mary E. Miele, founder The Evolved Education Company, learning specialist and mother of three children

It’s that time of year again — and if you are me, this is better than my birthday!  Whether you need  pens, pencils, index cards, folders, binders, paper or rulers, look no further! Included in this list are some of our favorite supplies. Enjoy and share the love!

Pens, Pencils and Highlighters: Why splurge? We find that when students can be colorful with their work by color-coding notes, edits, corrections and etc., they are enthusiastic about event the most mundane of assignments.

Le Pens $22.47
Le Pens $28.92
Uni-ball Pens $17.36
Uni-ball Pens $16.56
Pilot G2 Retractable Pens $8.78
Pilot G2 Retractable Pens $8.34
Ballpoint Pens $10
Ballpoint Pens $10
White TIp-Top Rollerball Pen
White Tip-Top Rollerball Pen $12                                                             

Pencils and Erasers

Ticonderoga Pencils $5.69
Erasers $2.28
Erasers $1. 69


Highlighters $4.99
Highlighters $2.00
Thin Highlighters $10
Thin Highlighters $10

Colored Pencils

Watercolor Pencils $24.96
Watercolor Pencils $13.96
Colored Pencils $55
Colored Pencils $26.48
Pencil Sharpener $5.20
Pencil Sharpener $1.59

 Pencil Cases: One for each kind of student!

Case It Pencil Case $14.43
Case It Pencil Case $14.69
Pencil Pouch $12
Pencil Pouch $12 Floral Pouch $14.95 Floral Pouch $14.95
Canvas Pouches $19.95
Canvas Pouches $19.95

Staplers: You never know when you’ll need one! This one is sturdy and can be used by even the youngest of students.

Staplers $14
Staplers $14

Scissors: Students are cutting and pasting all the way through high school.

Scissors $11
Scissors $11
Kids' scissors $2.94
Kids’ scissors $2.94

Three-hole punch: Do handouts get misplaced or ruined in pocket folders? Punching and sorting handouts into binders will keep your student neat and organized.

Three Hole Punch For the Desk $29.99
Three Hole Punch
For the Desk
3 Hole Punch for Binder $5.95
3 Hole Punch for Binder

Folders: Choose folders that speak to your student’s interests or go with a different color for each subject.

Meadsports 2 pocket folders $16.41
Meadsports 2 pocket folders $16.49
Pocket Folder $6
Pocket Folder $6
Pocket Folder $3
Pocket Folder

Paper: long gone are the days of buying hole repair stickers – go for the reinforced paper and never again worry about loosing a sheet!

College Ruled Reinforced Paper $3.47
College Ruled Reinforced Paper $6.30
Graph Paper $3.49
Graph Paper $5.09

Notebooks: Select a different color for each subject.

2 Subject Notebooks $15.10
2 Subject Notebooks
One subject notebook $8
One subject notebook $8
Smaller Sized Notebooks $5.43
Smaller Sized Notebooks

Binders: Zip-up binders come in handy for home filing. At the end of each quarter/semester/course, have your student file papers to keep in a sip-up binder, divided by subject.

Case-it Z-binder $21.99
Case-it Z-binder $21.99
Aqua Pocket Binder $10
Aqua Pocket Binder
Binder $27.66 for a six pack
Binder $27.66 for a six pack
Mead Flex Binder Assorted Colors and Designs $17.99
Mead Flex Binder
Assorted Colors and Designs

Dividers: Even if your child’s teachers do not include these on their supply list, these are a must for optimizing organization.

Dividers $4
Dividers $2.99
Dividers $2.99

Index Cards and Post-It Notes: Colors keep students interested and organized!

Oxford Index Cards are the best–hands down. I happen to like the colored ones, but they come in white too–lined or blank. $5.99/300 cards at
Index Cards $5
Index Cards $5
Index Card Box $14.54 pack of 4
Index Card Box
$14.54 pack of 4
Post-it Notes $6.59
Post-it Notes $4.69

Measuring Instruments

Ruler $8
Ruler $8
Clear Ruler $8
Clear Ruler
Compass $5.48
Compass $2.99
Protractor $7.72
Protractor $11.29

Backpacks: go for style, practicality and good posture with these selections.

Hershel Backpack Grey $59.99
Hershel Backpack Grey
Jansport Backpack $56.88
Jansport Backpack $56.88
Lands End Backpack $22.00
Lands End Backpack $22.00
LeSportSac Function Backpack $
Function Backpack

Planners: Stylish and practical. Get your students planning at the elementary school level so that it’s second-nature when they arrive in middle school.

Very Busy Planner $32.95
Very Busy Planner $32.95 Girl Crush Planner $20.95 Girl Crush Planner
Academic Planner $15.42
Academic Planner

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