Time management is the act of taking conscious control over the amount of time spent on specific activities. You exercise time management to increase productivity effectiveness and efficiency.

Time management is about effective scheduling of your time goalsetting prioritizing and choosing what to do and what not to do, delegating tasks, analyzing and reviewing your spent time, organizing your workspace keeping your concentration and focus on your work, motivating yourself to work towards a goal.

Here are some suggestions which I came across while reading this

Write up for teachers to Effectively Manage Time 

  1. Be Organized

Use time-saving tools: Appointment calendar, to-do list, files and folders.

Have an organized workplace. 

Use to-do list for both long-term and for each day or week

  1. Plan ahead. Schedule it and it would happen.

Decide how long your tasks will take.

Consider whether any activities can be combined.

Determine if the big tasks can be broken down into smaller tasks that may be easier to schedule.

  1. Prioritize your tasks

Set goals for both the short-term and long-term as to what you want to accomplish. 

  1. Avoid overload

Include time for rest, relaxation, sleep, eating, exercise and socializing in your shift schedule

Take short breaks during the study and work periods.

Don’t put everything off until the last minute.

Learn to say no when appropriate and negotiate better deadlines when appropriate.

  1. Practice effective study techniques

Have an appropriate study environment.

Split large tasks into more manageable tasks.

Do the most difficult work first perhaps breaking it up and some easier tasks.

Don’t wait until the last minute to complete your project.

6. Be able to be flexible

The unexpected happens (maybe sickness or any other trouble) you need to be able to fit it into your schedule.

Know how to rearrange your schedule when necessary so it does not manage you – you manage it.

Know who to ask for help when needed.

Have a positive attitude. A positive attitude will lead to a positive outcome!

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Written by Drakhshanwani

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