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TIME & TASK MANAGEMENT
Transcript of TIME & TASK MANAGEMENT
TIME & TASK MANAGEMENT
Overview of Time Management Tools
1. Warm Up: “Someone you may know”
2. Big Idea: Overview of Time “Management Tools” (pg. 54- 63)
3. Activity: (Pre-assessment) Where (do you think) your time go(es)? (pg.25)
- Assign 5-day Time Audit (pg. 26-28)
Overview of Monthly Calendars
1. Warm Up: Do you use a monthly calendar right now? How or why not?
2. Big Idea: Monthly Calendars (pg. 54, 56-57)
3. Activity: Input exams, projects, and papers into monthly calendar for each course.
Overview of Weekly Calendars
1. Warm Up: Do you use a weekly calendar right now? How or why not?
2. Big Idea: Weekly Calendars (pg.54-55)
3. Activity: Input concrete activities (classes, meals, sleep, work, and/or extracurricular) in Weekly Planner (pg. 58-59)
D's Due & Do
1. Warm Up: (Post-Assessment) Where does your time (really) go? (pg. 25)
2. Big Idea: “D’s Due & Do” (pg. 73-75)
3. Activity: Create D’s Due & Due Organizer for one of your AP/College classes.
Review your “Fritter Finder,” and identify where you can add some of these strategies.
Apply Time/Task Management Strategies to Weekly Planner
A weekly manager
Where do you think your time goes?
5 Day Audit
Input exams, projects, & papers into monthly calendar for each course.
“Someone you may know” (pg. 51-52)
Review: What is the situation?
Reflect: Can you relate to this situation? How? Why?
Resolution: What advice would you give to resolve this issue?
Long-term Task/Time Management Strategies
1. Warm Up: What did we use to plan our attack for the faculty interview project. Do you think it is effective? Why or why not?
2. Big Idea: Monthly Time/Task Management
- Divide by Four (pg. 73); Fantasy Dates (pg. 71-72); Building Blocks to Finish (pg. 76-77); Post-it Reminders (pg. 76)
3. Activity: Apply at least one of the Monthly Task Management Strategies to one of your courses.
Big Idea: Monthly
Divide by Four (pg. 73)
Fantasy Dates (pg. 71-72)
DUE date (2 days early)
Building Blocks to Finish (pg. 76-77)
2. Color-coded courses
3. Shade rows
4. Chunk tasks
5. schedule each chuck daily per course
Post-it Reminders (pg. 76)
Use different color post its based on urgency (essential to complete vs. optional)
Activity: Apply at least one of the Monthly Task Management Strategies to one of your courses.
Activity: Input concrete activities (classes, meals, sleep, work, and/or extracurricular) in Weekly Planner (pg. 58-59)
D's Due & Do
Short-term Time/Task Management & Fritter Finder
1. Warm Up: (Pre-Assessment) On average, how much time should you spend a day (a) sleeping, (b) leisure, (c) academics? How much time do you spend on each?
2. Big Idea: Short-term Time Management
- Review “Chucks of 8” (pg. 69); “Model a 9-to-5 Work Day” (pg.72)
3. Activity: Complete your “Fritter Finder” (pg. 65-66).
Chunks of 8
8 Hours= Sleeping
8 Hours= Leisure
eating, extracurricular, running errands, socializing, working, etc.
8 Hours= Academics
Class Time, Doing Assignments, Reviewing, etc.
Model a 9 to 5 Workday (pg. 72)
Identify first class
of the day (7:35 am)
& add 8 hours (3:35 pm)
"... during that 8 hour day, if you are not attending class then you are studying."
& Task Management
1. Warm Up: Why might high school & college students manage their time differently?
2. Big Idea: Short-term Time & Task Management
- “Time Strategies” (pg. 64); “Task Strategies” (pg. 72-73); “Add 60” (pg. 72); 20-minute Test Prep (pg. 67-68)
3. Activity: Review your “Fritter Finder,” and identify where you can add some of these strategies.
“Time Strategies” (pg. 64)
“Task Strategies” (pg. 72-73)
Work on your hardest course first.
Do your hardest assignments first.
Let your attention span be your guide to divide assignments into smaller parts.
Alternative subjects during study times.
Use due dates for assignments to set priorities and check them off when you complete them.
“Add 60” (pg. 72)
Add 60 minutes for each task management plan
If you finish early, you found more time
20-minute Test Prep (pg. 67-68)
Schedule realistic amounts of time
2 hours per class (in college)
Use your prime-time hours
Difficult work first
Use hours between classes
break up assignments, review notes, edit paper, hold study group
Schedule short study breaks
50 minutes on: 10 minutes off
Schedule catch up time
Leave yourself a safety net!