“I forgot my homework,” the dreaded line that neither parents nor
teachers want to hear. With the wide range of extracurricular
activities, athletics, and supplemental education programs, it’s
easy for children to misplace assignments or forget.
To help get your children on the path to organization and better
time management habits, here are helpful tips from Eye Level, the
global leader in self-directed learning:
Start with Sequencing:Time management starts
with a basic understanding of sequencing. Using keywords such as
first, second, then, and so on helps children understand
chronological order and reinforce the basics of time management
- the what and when.
Visualize the Day:A “clock” cutout is a great
visual way to help children plan out their day. Have children
fill in a 24-hour clock, blocking time for sleep, school,
extracurricular activities,, and homework. Not only will this
help children with time management, but it also introduces them
to spatial awareness (i.e., sleep time should be greater than
Create a List: A simple list will go a long
way. In a more straightforward approach to planning, children
can organize their day by the hours or time allotted for each
activity. To enhance this tactic and further teach organization,
have your children create a separate list of priorities.
Prioritize:This is a great way to emphasize the
importance of homework and school studies. When scheduling and
planning, start with mentioning the essentials, such as sleep
and homework, to highlight what your children should focus on.
Plan Ahead:Sit with your children at the
beginning of each week and discuss upcoming events. Marking the
calendar or talking about future events in a planned, calm
environment can save twice the time and help avoid scrambling
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